Do you need help paying for college or for a career or vocational school? This section is a quick reference to our federal student aid programs and how to apply for this aid. The rest of this pubications provides more detail of what you need to know.
For undergraduates receiving Pell Grants who are US citizens enrolled full-time in their first or second academic year* of study.
For first academic year* students who have completed a rigorous secondary school program of study, graduated from high school after Jan. 1, 2006, and have not been previously enrolled in an undergraduate program.
For second academic year* students who have completed a rigorous secondary school program of study, graduated form high school after Jan. 1, 2005, and have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA at the completion of their first year of postsecondary study.
First academic year* students:
up to $750
Second academic year* students:
up to $1,300
Available to parents of dependent undergraduate students and graduate and professional students enrolled at least half-time* Financial need is not a requirement.
PLUS Loans are unsubsidized: Borrower is responsible for interest during the life of the loan.
The information in this guide was complied in summer 2007. For any changes to the federal student aid programs since then, visit
and click on "Students, Parents and Counselors." Any new information will appear in the "Announcements" section.
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