Grants, unlike loans, are a form of ‘gift’ aid and do not have to be repaid. Grants are often need-based (aid awarded by financial need). Your financial need is determined by your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) based on information you provided on the FAFSA.
- The Federal Pell Grant is available to qualifying undergraduate students
- The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is available to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need
Indiana State Grants
The Indiana Commission of Higher Education offers grants including the:
State grants pay tuition and certain fees and are not refundable. Students who received state financial aid for the first time during the 2013-14 academic year or after are required to meet state aid requirements to renew state financial aid awards in subsequent years. This includes students who first started school prior to July 1, 2013 but receive their first state awards after that date.
Additional information on State Financial Aid
- Frank O’Bannon Grant and Twenty-First Century Scholars Program students must file a FAFSA by April 15 each award year and complete any corrections to the FAFSA
- The state edit deadline has been eliminated
- A student may check his or her ScholarTrack account for a list of any edits that may be on the FAFSA
- Adult Student Grant students must file a FAFSA by July 1. Any corrections to the FAFSA must be completed by August 1.