Grants

Federal Pell Grant

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Awarded based on the expected family contribution (EFC), as determined by the FAFSA.
  • Undergraduate; first bachelor's degree
  • Eligibility is based, in part, on student enrollment at the beginning of a semester. If a student withdraws or receives a non-passing grade for a class, we must confirm that the student attended at least one session of that class. If you did not attend a class for which you withdrew or received a non-passing grade, your Pell funding will be reduced.

Terms of Award:

  • Based on need
  • Awards vary with a maximum of $5,775 (for 2015-2016) and $5,815 (for 2016-2017)
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time; less than half-time enrollment allowed in certain circumstances
  • Cannot receive more than 12 full-time semesters
  • There is an annual Pell limit. Students enrolled for Fall terms will use their annual limit in these terms. Part-time students may have Spring/Summer eligibility depending on FAFSA data.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Awarded to students with extreme need
  • Must complete the financial aid application process before the priority deadline
  • Award amounts vary based on available funding

Terms of Award:

  • Must be enrolled at least half-time

Gallaudet University Institutional Grants

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Regular degree-seeking Gallaudet University students
  • Must complete the financial aid application process before the priority deadline
  • Award amounts vary based on available funding

Terms of Award:

  • Must be enrolled full-time