Grants

Grants are need-based gift assistance awarded to qualified students demonstrating exceptional financial need.

You are not required to pay back a grant as long as you maintain the required enrollment status for the semester in which you received it.

Pell Grant - Pell Grant awards are reserved for students who do not already hold a bachelor's degree and are enrolled in an undergraduate degree seeking program. This is federal gift aid and is usually considered the foundation of a student's financial aid package. It is the base upon which other awards are built.  Annual Pell Grant awards are dependent on your financial need, your Expected Family Contribution, and the number of hours you are enrolled.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) - A federal gift aid awarded to undergraduate students with high levels of financial need.

Nebraska Opportunity Grant (NOG) - Available to undergraduate students with high levels of need. This is a combination of federal and gift aid administered through the state of Nebraska.

University Opportunity Grant (UOG) -Institutional gift assistance awarded to undergraduate students with high levels of need.

University Tuition Grant (UTG) - Institutional gift assistance awarded to undergraduate students with high levels of need.

CollegeBound Nebraska Grant (CBN) - CollegeBound Nebraska grants are awarded to undergraduate, Nebraska resident students with need. This is gift assistance and to be eligible for this grant, Undergraduate student must be Pell Grant eligible, Nebraska resident, enrolled full-time (12 cr hrs), and submit their FAFSA by April 1st.