Gift aid that is awarded to undergraduate students based on financial need and the number of units enrolled. Current maximum Pell per academic year in $5,500 (Gift aid "grants" do not need to be paid back.)
FEDERAL SUPPLEMENT EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY GRANT (FSEOG)
Available to eligible students who are enrolled in six or more units per semester. The SEOG is awarded on a first come first serve basis and ranges from $100-$500 per academic school year.
FEDERAL WORK STUDY (FWS)
Federal program that provides part-time employment for students who have financial need. Jobs are usually available both on and off campus. The program allows the student to gain work experience and pay for a portion of educational expenses. Pay rate begins at minimum wage. Once awarded, students can apply for employment in the Student Employment Service Office.