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Financial Aid - Grants

Federal Pell Grant



Awarded to undergraduate students earning their first degree. Funds are limited, so the total award amount you receive may not be enough to cover your school expenses.  In addition to the Pell Grant, a student can obtain other forms of financial aid such as scholarships, state aid, etc.   Learn More

  • Designed to assist the neediest students.
  • Eligibility determined by information furnished on the FAFSA. Based upon the formula:  Cost of Attendance - Expected Family Contribution (EFC) = Financial Need.
  • Available to full-time and some part-time students.

Your financial aid administrator puts together a financial package for you that tries to meet your needs.  Funds are limited, so the total award amount you receive may not be enough to cover your school expenses.  In addition to the Pell Grant a student can obtain other forms of financial aid such as scholarships, state aid, etc.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)



A federal grant awarded to undergraduate students who have an exceptional financial need as determined by their Effective Family Contribution (EFC).  Learn More

  • Must process your FAFSA prior to May 15th.
  • Minimum awards of $100 and maximum awards of $1,000 per year.
  • Adjusted for enrollment of less than full-time.
  • Must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credit hours) at mid-term to receive SEOG funds.
  • Funds are limited.
  • FSEOG awards cannot be used to pay tuition and fees.
Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG)

A need-based grant awarded by the State of Florida to Pell eligible students enrolled in degree-seeking programs. (A.A., A.A.S., A.S.)   Learn More

  • Must process your FAFSA prior to May 15th.
  • Students must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credit hours).
  • Students may receive an award for a limited number of semesters.
  • Funds are limited.
  • State of Florida has final approval on all awards.
  • FSAG awards cannot be used to pay tuition and fees.

 

Federal Student Assistance Grant - Career Education (FSAG-CE)

A need-based grant awarded by the State of Florida to eligible students enrolled in eligible certificate programs.   Learn More

  • Must process your FAFSA prior to May 15th.
  • Students must be enrolled at least half-time (6+ credit hours).
  • Students may receive an award for a limited number of semesters.
  • Funds are limited.
  • State of Florida has final approval on all awards.
  • FSAG-CE awards cannot be used to pay tuition and fees.
First Generation Matching Grant (FGMG)

The First Generation Matching Grant Program provides need-based grants to undergraduate students who are enrolled in state colleges/universities and whose parents have not earned baccalaureate degrees.  Available state funds are contingent upon matching contributions from private sources on a dollar-for-dollar basis. Student need must be evaluated by an approved method.  For all Pensacola State College students the approved needs assessment is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).   Learn More

 

Students must meet the following criterion for eligibility:

  • Be a Florida resident and eligible United States citizen or eligible non-citizen.
  • Be a first-generation college student.
  • Be enrolled as degree seeking at Pensacola State College.
  • Be enrolled for a minimum of six credit hours per term as a degree-seeking undergraduate student.
  • Be classified as dependent or independent.
Collect Your Grant

Pensacola State College will credit your grant funds to your school account, pay you directly to your Pensacola State College OneCard account, or use a combination of both methods.

  • Payments are usually made at least once per term and Pensacola State College will inform you via your PirateMail as to how and when you will be paid.
  • After all financial obligations to the college have been deducted, the remaining balance of grant funds are paid directly to your Pensacola State College OneCard.
  • Pell grants approved after the start of classes are credited to a student’s Pensacola State College OneCard account throughout the term.
  • If your grant is insufficient to pay all costs, you must pay the difference.

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