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Grants – money that does not have to be paid back, usually based on need.

Federal Pell Grant

The actual amount of each grant depends on the student’s eligibility which is determined by the results of the student's Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the number of credit hours they are enrolled each semester. The Pell grant is offered Fall and Winter semester. It is awarded based on full time status, which is 12 credits or more and will automatically adjust based on actual credit hours of enrollment. Pell Grant pays based on credit hours, not a full or part time status.

The Pell Grant is available for the Summer semester upon request. Please note, if you are awarded Pell during the Summer, the amount that is awarded in the Winter semester will be reduced.

Pell grant awarded for the Spring semester is based on the student’s unused annual eligibility amount. Students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements in order to be eligible.

Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG) Grant award is awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis based on the following criteria.

Priority will be given to students that meet the following criteria:

  • Pell eligible
  • Not awarded other aid sources that cover tuition

SEOG will be awarded at $1,000 max.

SEOG is awarded at the discretion of the FA office and is subject to change. Students must meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements in order to be eligible.

More grants are available through the MCC The Student Success Center on the second floor of the Prahl College Center, room 2280. Contact the The Student Success Center at (810) 762-0399 or view opportunities at the The Student Success Center website.

September 20, 2018
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