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  • Grants
  • Federal Pell Grant

    A need-based grant provided to low-income undergraduate students that does not have to be paid back*.

    • Must have demonstrated Financial Need determined by FAFSA through your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC)
    • EFC must be between 0-5576
    • Awards for the 2019-2020 academic year range from $657 to $6195
    • Pro-rated based on enrollment
    • Lifetime eligibility used for Pell is the equivalent of 6 years at full-time enrollment (600%)

    *Total withdrawal from classes or all failing grades in a semester may result in paying back grant funds, always consult the PCC Financial Aid Office when considering a withdrawal.

    Pell Grant Requirements

    • File the FAFSA every year you are enrolled for classes.
    • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.
    • Be enrolled for at least one credit hour at PCC.
    • Declare a major or degree that is eligible for FAFSA, almost all degrees at PCC are eligible.
    • Not already have a bachelors degree.


    Colorado Student Grant (CSG)

    This grant is a first-come, first-served fund available to Colorado residents who demonstrate financial need (determined by the EFC from FAFSA).

    • Must be attending at least 6 credit hours
    • EFC must be between 0-8364
    • Pro-rated based on enrollment


    Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

    This grant is a first-come, first-served fund available to non-resident PCC students with exceptional financial need (as determined by the EFC from FAFSA).

    • Must be attending at least 6 credit hours
    • Student at PCC must have a 0 EFC to qualify
    • Pro-rated based on enrollment