Federal PELL Grant Program

The Federal Pell Grant presently ranges in value from $626 up to $5,775 depending on need. Students should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

The Federal SEOG, funded by the Federal Government, is made available to students with financial need (Pell Grant recipients) who apply early and is part of a financial aid package in accordance with Federal regulations. The duration of student eligibility is for the period required for the completion of the first undergraduate bachelor’s degree. Awards will range from $500 to $2,500 annually.

The Tennessee Student Assistance Award

The State of Tennessee has appropriated limited funding to assist Tennessee residents with Awards of $4,000. Awards are made by the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation and are based on need. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid is required. The priority deadline for making application (including a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is January 15.