Grants

Federal Pell Grants

A Federal Pell Grant is awarded by the U.S. Department of Education on the basis of financial need.  This grant does not have to be paid back as long as a student remains eligible for the grant throughout the semester.  To be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant, a student must be an undergraduate student who does not already have a bachelor's degree.

Federal Pell Grant Eligibility Requirements:

Federal Pell Grant Enrollment Status:

Federal Pell Grant Eligible Credit Determination:

Federal Pell Grant Disbursements:

If you have met the minimum requirements, your money will be available the Friday before classes begin. If money is not picked up, the Cashier's Office may require additional paperwork before releasing funds.The grant will be credited first to any balance owed for tuition and fees. Any excess grant money can be picked up by you (the student) at the Cashier's office. Remember: You need to bring Photo ID to pick up your money.

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

FSEOG is designed to assist students who have exceptionally high financial need.  The college determines who is eligible and how much individual grant award will be.  Students with Pell Grant eligibility and a low Expected Family Contribution (EFC) number will be given priority.

FSEOG Eligibility Requirements:


John E. Christofferson
Multi-Purpose Building

Room 353
Phone: (208) 524-3000
Fax: (208) 525-7026
financial.aid@cei.edu