Grants

Grants are awarded based on need. Repayment is not required unless a recipient withdraws from classes prior to the end of the semester. Grants are available for undergraduate students only, and are only available to students who qualify for federal financial aid.

Types of Grants

Important new information regarding lifetime Pell grant eligibility.

This is need-based money from the federal government that generally does not need to be repaid. The amount awarded is based on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) as determined by the US Department of Education using information provided by you on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It does not need to be repaid unless you do not complete the requirements for the semester. Repayment requirements will be determined by the Financial Aid Office. The Pell grant can be prorated to accommodate full-time or part-time enrollment. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required to maintain eligibility. Students who have exceeded 150% of the amount of time it takes to earn a bachelors degree will no longer be eligible for the Pell grant. Eligibility is determined by the US Department of Education by filling out the FAFSA.

This is need-based money from the state government awarded to Utah residents. It generally does not need to be repaid. It is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, with discretionary amounts set aside for consideration on a case-by-case basis. Funds are very limited. It does not need to be repaid unless you do not complete the requirements for the semester. Repayment requirements will be determined by the Financial Aid Office. The HESSP grant generally requires half-time enrollment (six credits) but special consideration may be given on a case-by-case basis. Eligibility is determined by the US Department of Education by filling out the FAFSA and by your Financial Aid Counselor.
This is need-based money from the federal government that generally does not need to be repaid. The amount offered is based on the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) in the same manner, but not amounts, as the Pell grant. It does not need to be repaid unless you do not complete the requirements for the semester. Repayment requirements will be determined by the Financial Aid Office. The FSEOG grant generally requires at least half-time enrollment (six credits) but special consideration may be given on a case-by-case basis. Eligibility is determined by the US Department of Education by filling out the FAFSA.