Learn more about Federal Grants.
How do I apply for a Federal Pell Grant? The government bases your Federal Pell Grant eligibility on:
- Expected Family Contribution (EAC)
- The number of credits you are enrolled in at HACC
You must complete the FAFSA each academic year. This will enable the government to calculate the EFC.
How many Pell Grants can I get?
The government limits you to no more than six years of full-time Pell Grants in your lifetime.
When do I need to apply for a Pell Grant?
You can submit
the FAFSA anytime during your period of enrollment.
What is the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)?
The SEOG is a grant for students with exceptional need. The government awards it as part of the total financial aid package.
How do I apply for an SEOG?
Submit the FAFSA. Your eligibility and awarded amount may vary from year to year. They depend on institutional funding.
When should I apply for an SEOG?
The government makes funds limited. The government gives preference to students who file the FAFSA by April 15th.