Grants

  • Students in Hammocks

  • The first step in applying for a grant is to fill out your FAFSA, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

    Federal Pell Grants
    Eligible students are awarded grants from the federal government in amounts between $657 and $6,195 (2019-20). 

    Pitt Success Pell Match
    Pitt matches your Federal Pell Grant.

    Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG)
    You may be eligible for a federal grant ranging from $200 to $1,000.

    State Grants
    If you're a Pennsylvania resident, the information on your FAFSA will automatically be sent to the American Education Services/Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. AES/PHEAA will determine if you're eligible to receive a state grant. If you have any questions, contact PHEAA at 1-800-692-7392. 

    During the 2018-19 academic year, Pennsylvania state grants ranged from $500 to $3,772.

    If you're not from PA, we encourage you to check to see if your state provides grants.