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Federal Programs

Federal Pell Grant

Eligibility is determined by the application submitted via the FAFSA website. The amount of the award depends on congressional action. In 2015 - 2016, the Pell Grant range is from $602 to $5,775 for the academic year.


Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

Awarded to students who demonstrate exceptional need, defined as minimally Pell Grant eligible. Grants range from $100 to $2,000 per year. Limited funds restrict the size of the grant and number recipients. 


Federal Work Study Program

Positions are available on campus. Some students may be able to work off campus for a private non-profit organization or a public agency. To be eligible, you must show financial need. Hours: usually 12-20 hours per week. Rate of pay is at least the federal minimum wage. Students eligible for work-study must contact the Office of Career Services for available positions.