Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to receive federal grants, students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be an undergraduate student.
  2. Must not possess a bachelor's degree.
  3. Demonstrate financial need according to the Pell guidelines.
  4. Must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress.

Federal Pell Grant

Need-based grant awarded to students pursuing their first post-secondary degree.  The U.S. Dept. of Education determines eligibility / award amount.  

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

This limited-fund, campus-based grant program is available to students who demonstrate high financial need and are Federal Pell Grant recipients.  Students with high need that complete the FAFSA application by MSOE’s January 1 priority date will receive first consideration.