Financial Aid and Scholarships (cont'd)
Federal Pell Grant
Federal Pell Grants are awarded to undergraduate students who have not earned their first bachelor’s degree. Pell eligibility is determined by a formula developed by the U.S. Congress and is applied consistently to all applicants using the information reported in the FAFSA.
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
This grant is awarded to undergraduate students who have not earned their first bachelor’s degree and have financial need. Priority is given to students who receive Pell Grants. Eligible students may receive up to $1,000 per year depending on need.
MTAP Grant, Montana Higher Education Grant
To qualify for one of the state grants, a student must be a Montana resident, be eligible for financial aid, and be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as an undergraduate student. Enrollment in at least twelve credits is required for the MTAP grant. Eligible students may receive awards up to $1000 per year depending on need.