Federal Pell Grants
A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. You receive a Pell Grant if you show financial need after completing the FAFSA.
- Are only awarded to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's or professional degree.
- Are limited to 12 semesters, or the equivalent (roughly six years). Read more information about Pell Grant lifetime limits and how they are calculated.
- Are awarded for eligible classes, which must be added no later than the semester add/drop deadline.