Grants are the foundation of federal student financial aid, to which aid
from other federal and nonfederal sources might be added.
Grants are generally awarded only to undergraduate students -- those who have
not earned a bachelor's or graduate degree.
some limited cases, however, you might receive a Pell Grant if you are enrolled
in a post-baccalaureate teacher certificate program.
can change yearly. The maximum award for the 2007-08 award year was
To learn more and
apply, complete your FAFSA form at www.fafsa.ed.gov
Federal Pell Grants:
are eligible for a Pell Grant you will receive the full amount you qualify
for -- each school participating in the program receives enough funds each
year from the U.S. Department of Education to pay the Pell amounts for all
its eligible students.
amount of other student aid you might qualify for does not affect the
amount of your Pell Grant.