the federal pell grant is a type of post-secondary, educational federal grant that does not require repayment and is awarded on a “financial need” formula determined using criteria submitted through the fafsa. for 2019-2010, the maximum pell grant awarded is $6,195” (for 2020-2021, the maximum pell grant awarded is $6,345). pell grant awards are available only to students who have not received bachelor’s degrees.
- student must have completed a free application for federal student aid (fafsa) for the current award year. visit //studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa.
- must have demonstrated financial need.
- must be meeting all minimum satisfactory academic progress standards. visit the financial aid office for more information.
- must have a completed financial aid file and have received official award notification from the financial aid office.