The Federal Pell Grant is a federally-funded program designed to help the neediest undergraduate students pay for their education. Eligibility for the Federal Pell Grant is based on financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and satisfactory academic progress. The amount depends on the student’s financial need, costs to attend school, status as a full-time or part-time student, and plans to attend school for a full academic year or less. For more information see the Federal Pell Grant website: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/fpg/index.html.
The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) program provides assistance to eligible undergraduate students who show greatest financial need, are making satisfactory academic progress toward their educational goal and receive a Federal Pell Grant. A student can receive between $500 and $2,000 a year, depending on financial need, date of application, the amount of other aid received, and the availability of funds at COM. For more information see the FSEOG website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/fseog.