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Federally Funded Programs

Financial aid comes in the form of grants, loans, and scholarships that are made possible through federal and state programs under Title-IV Federal Student Financial Aid. These programs help you pay for the costs of your college education.

 

PELL GRANT
Gift aid that is awarded to undergraduate students based on financial need and the number of units enrolled. Current maximum Pell per academic year in $5,500 (Gift aid "grants" do not need to be paid back.)


FEDERAL SUPPLEMENT EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY GRANT (FSEOG)
Available to eligible students who are enrolled in six or more units per semester. The SEOG is awarded on a first come first serve basis and ranges from $100-$500 per academic school year.


FEDERAL WORK STUDY (FWS)
Federal program that provides part-time employment for students who have financial need. Jobs are usually available both on and off campus. The program allows the student to gain work experience and pay for a portion of educational expenses. Pay rate begins at minimum wage. Once awarded, students can apply for employment in the Student Employment Service Office.


DIRECT FEDERAL STUDENT LOANS
This is another source of financial aid that assist students to help pay for the cost of their education after high school. Although this is a type of Federal assistance, all loans are monies that need to be repaid.


 

BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS (BIA)
Grants for students who are at least one-fourth degree blood quantum of American Indian, Eskimo or Aleut Tribes registered with the BIA. Students must prove financial need for assistance. Amount of grant varies according to assessed need.

For further information on student aid, please refer to these web sites.

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