Federal + State Grants

Federal Pell Grant

Application Procedures

To be considered for a Federal Pell Grant, students must:

  • File a FAFSA; and
  • Complete verification, if selected.

Selection Criteria

To qualify for a Federal Pell Grant, students must:

  • Meet all eligibility requirements to receive Title IV Aid;
  • Demonstrate financial need; and
  • Be an undergraduate student enrolled at a qualifying college working on a first baccalaureate degree.

Award Amount

  • Depends on EFC and level of enrollment (full time, ¾ time, ½ time, less than ½ time)

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

Application Procedures

To be considered for a Federal Opportunity Grant, students must:

  • File a FAFSA; and
  • Complete verification, if selected.

Selection Criteria

To qualify, you must:

  • Meet all eligibility requirements to receive Title IV Aid;
  • Demonstrate financial need;
  • Be an undergraduate student enrolled at a qualifying college working on a first baccalaureate degree; and
  • Be a Federal Pell Grant recipient.

Award Amount

  • Up to $2,500

Federal Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant

Application Procedures

To be considered for a Federal Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant, students must:

  • File a FAFSA; and
  • Complete verification, if selected.

Selection Criteria

To qualify, a student must:

  • Meet all eligibility requirements to receive Title IV Aid;
  • Be an undergraduate student enrolled at a qualifying college working on a first baccalaureate degree;
  • Not be eligible for a Federal Pell Grant based on EFC but meet all other requirements for a Federal Pell Grant;
  • Have a parent or guardian who was a member of the US armed forces and died as a result of military service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after the events of 9/11; and
  • Be under 24 years old or enrolled in college at least part-time at the time of the parent’s/guardian’s death.

Award Amount

  • Depends on level of enrollment (full time, ¾ time, ½ time, less than ½ time)

Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College & Higher Education (TEACH) Grant

Application Procedures

To be considered for a Federal TEACH Grant, students must:

Selection Criteria

To qualify, you must:

  • Meet all eligibility requirements to receive Title IV Aid;
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student;
  • Be enrolled in coursework that is necessary to begin a career in teaching or plan to complete such coursework; and
  • Meet certain academic achievement requirements (generally, scoring above the 75th percentile on a college admissions test or maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25).

Award Amount

  • Depends on level of enrollment (full time, ¾ time, ½ time, less than ½ time)

Oregon Opportunity Grant

The Oregon Opportunity Grant is based on financial need as determined by completion of the FAFSA, Renewal FAFSA application, or Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA). Funding is limited; Oregon residents should complete an application (FAFSA or ORSAA) as early as possible to ensure maximum consideration.

Application Procedures

To be considered for an Oregon Opportunity Grant, students must:

  • File a FAFSA or the Oregon Student Aid Application (ORSAA) by the deadline; and
  • Complete verification, if selected.

Selection Criteria

To qualify for an Oregon Opportunity Grant, students must:

  • Meet all eligibility requirements to receive state financial aid;
  • Demonstrate financial need;
  • Be a resident of Oregon attending an eligible Oregon institution; and
  • Not be majoring in theology.

Award Amounts

  • Determined by the State of Oregon; varies annually.

Contact

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5000 N. Willamette Blvd.,
Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

503.943.8000

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