Federal Pell Grants
Grants are Financial Aid Programs of “gift” aide, which are awarded to students based upon financial need. Due to the nature of these Aid Programs, Grants do not require to be repaid. Students may apply for the Federal Pell Grant. The Federal Pell Grant is usually considered the first source of student assistance. The Pell Grant amount that can be awarded to a qualified student is based on the student’s Expected Family Contribution (EFC), the Cost of Attendance (COA), and the student’s enrollment status. The Federal Pell Grant is not available for students who have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher weather in the United States or abroad.