The federal government provides a number of different grants to students with financial need. For most grants, the student only needs to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be automatically considered. Grants are available to students who are enrolled in at least two full credit courses during a semester who have been accepted to an Associate or Baccalaureate degree program. Below are listed the various grants that students may receive at Wilson College.
Federal Pell Grant - Grant awarded to lower and middle income students. Awards range from $555-$5,550 per year. Students who enroll year-round may be eligible for additional Federal Pell Grant funds.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)–Federal grant program assisting exceptionally needy students with preference given to Federal Pell Grant recipients. Awards range from $200 to $2,000. To apply, complete the FAFSA by April 30.
Troops to Teachers -
Students in the TIP program who are in the military may be eligible for this grant. U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed. More information can be found online for Troops to Teachers