Federal Pell Grants


About the Grant

Pell grants provide direct grant assistance to students with demonstrated financial need. Students apply directly to the Pell Grant program by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Awards currently range from $400 to $5,350 and do not have to be repaid.

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How to Apply


By completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), students are automatically considered for all need-based grants. Students meeting the eligibility criteria will automatically receive all available need-based grants in their Statement of Award from the Office of Financial Assistance. These grants cannot be applied for separately.

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Contact Information:

3800 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 760-8565
Fax: (919) 760-2373