Pell Grants are need-based and don't have to be repaid. Eligibility is determined by the FAFSA.
- You must have financial need, as determined by the FAFSA.
- You must be an undergraduate students who has not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree.
- Pell Grants are awarded for eligible classes, which must be added no later than the semester add/drop deadline.
- You may only receive up to 12 semesters (or roughly six years) worth of Pell Grants in a lifetime.
Pell Grant Amounts
Pell Grant amounts are based on a combination of your EFC (expected family contribution) calculated from the FAFSA and your enrollment at the semester add/drop deadline. Amounts are prorated based on your number of eligible credits.
View MyAid Dashboard for your specific Pell award breakdown.
Initial awards are for fall/winter semesters. Additional Pell Grant is available for spring/summer terms.