Federal Grants is financial assistance from US Federal Agency to support students attending four-year colleges or universities, community colleges, and career schools. The eligibility criteria for awarding federal aid are as follows:
- You should establish financial need for most of the programs
- Be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen
- Have a valid Social Security number (with the exception of students from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau)
- Register (if you haven’t already) with Selective Service, if you are a male between the ages of 18 and 25
- enrolled as a regular student in a degree or certificate program
- Good academic progress in college or career school
- Sign statements on FAFSA stating that
- you do not owe money on a federal student grant or you have not defaulted on any federal student loan
- you will use federal student aid only for educational purposes
A student should also have a diploma or a recognized equivalent such as a General Educational Development (GED) certificate or should have completed a high school education in a home school setting approved under state law.
Here are details about most popular Federal Grants to pay for college programme.