The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Description:

The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is a Federal Campus-Based Program and is a form of gift aid that does not have to be repaid as long as the student was and remains eligible for the grant disbursement.

Process:

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process.

Amounts:

The Award Year maximum FSEOG award amount is $500 per fall and/or spring semester.  The minimum award amount is $100 per fall and/or spring semester.  These maximum and minimum amounts also apply to summer (if awarded).

Eligibility:

Students must:

Enrollment Status:

  • Awarded students enrolled at least half-time generally retain their FSEOG eligibility for the semester.  Students enrolled less than half-time may not remain eligible if their adjusted Cost of Attendance (COA) results in their FSEOG award amount exceeding their recalculated Unmet Need.

Important Dates for Limited Need-Based Funds Consideration:

FSEOG awarding is subject to the Important Dates for Limited Need-Based Funds Consideration.