Pell Grant Eligibility

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There are several factors that are taken into account for Pell Grant eligibility.

1. You can not be in default on a student loan or have a Pell overpayment.

2. You must be attending a school that participates in Title IV programs.

3. You must be an undergraduate or participating in an eligible post-baccalaureate teaching certification program. Students who have already received their bachelor’s degree or are working on a graduate degree are not eligible for the Pell Grant.

4. You cannot be incarcerated.

5. You must have financial need.

6. Your EFC must be under $5,730.

7. As with all student aid programs, you must be following satisfactory academic progress at the school you are attending.