Pell Grant Program

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The Pell Grant Program is the largest federal grant program for financial assistance at CSUMB. These grants are designed to assist undergraduate students from low-income families to pay for education expenses. In order to be considered for the Pell Grant at CSUMB, students submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), must be working on their first bachelor's degree, and must be admitted to and pursuing an academic program at CSUMB. A Pell Grant can be received from only one college/university per semester. The award is also prorated based on how many units a student is enrolled in. For maximum eligibility, a student should be enrolled in 12 or more units per semester.

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"This is the largest federal grant program, and is designed to assist students from low-income families to pay for education expenses. In order to be considered for the Pell Grant at CSUMB you will need to submit the FAFSA, be working on your first bachelor’s degree, and be admitted and pursuing an academic program at CSUMB. You may only receive the Pell Grant from one college/university per semester. The award will also prorate based on how many credits you are enrolled in. For maximum eligibility, be sure to enroll in 12 credits."[1]

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  1. Federal Pell Grant. Financial Aid. CSUMB Website. Retrieved from: https://csumb.edu/financialaid/grants.