Grants



Grants are financial aid that does not have to be repaid. Eligibility for Grants is determined by information obtained from the submission of the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Pell Grant –The Federal Pell Grant is awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need, who have not previously earned a Bachelor’s or professional degree.
The amount of the award is based on the students’ Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and their enrollment status. The Pell Grant amount is pro-rated based on enrollment status with the 2016-2017 maximum amount of $5,815 and the 2017-2018 award amount maximum of $5,920.

FSEOG—Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant: FSEOG is a federal grant to assist students with high financial need. Eligibility requires that student be a Pell Grant recipient, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements. Due to limited funding, not all students that meet eligibility requirements will receive this grant. This grant is for one year only and is not guaranteed for renewal. For additional details and regulations, visit http://www2.ed.gov/programs/fseog/index.html

FSAG—Florida Student Assistance Grant: FSAG is a grant awarded to Florida residents who are enrolled for at least 6 credit hours and meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements. Due to limited funding, not all students that meet eligibility requirements will receive this grant. This grant is for one year only and is not guaranteed for renewal. For additional details and regulations, visit floridastudentfinancialaid.org.

FGMG—First Generation Matching Grant: FGMG provides need-based grants to Florida residents, undergraduate students whose parents have not earned baccalaureate degrees. Available state funds are contingent upon matching contributions from private sources on a dollar-for dollar basis. The Office of Student Financial Aid ranks all eligible applicants on the basis of financial need, determine the award amount for each recipient, and notify each student of their award. Due to limited funding, not all students that meet eligibility requirements will receive this grant. This grant is for one year only and is not guaranteed for renewal.

Florida Bright Futures Scholarship: Please note: For Florida Bright Futures Scholarship eligibility information can be found at: floridastudentfinancialaid.org. Please contact your Financial Aid specialists for more information.