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Top 85 Community College Scholarships in April 2024

Written by Will Geiger

Will Geiger is the co-founder of Scholarships360 and has a decade of experience in college admissions and financial aid. He is a former Senior Assistant Director of Admissions at Kenyon College where he personally reviewed 10,000 admissions applications and essays. Will also managed the Kenyon College merit scholarship program and served on the financial aid appeals committee. He has also worked as an Associate Director of College Counseling at a high school in New Haven, Connecticut. Will earned his master’s in education from the University of Pennsylvania and received his undergraduate degree in history from Wake Forest University.

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Updated: April 10th, 2024

There are many paths to a meaningful life and a high paying career. While this path may be attending a four year college or university for some students, college is not one-size-fits-all and there are other options including vocational training, coding bootcamps, and two-year colleges.

Two-year colleges, also known as community colleges, offer a more affordable pathway for students to pay for college. On top of this, community college scholarships will make the cost of college even lower. If you are a community college student, you are in luck, because there are some fantastic scholarship opportunities available to you!

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$10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Scholarships360

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1 award worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Scholarships360

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The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high…Show More

The Scholarships360 $10,000 “No Essay” Scholarship is open to all students who want some extra help paying for their education. Whether you are a high school student who hopes to go to college, a graduate student who’s in a master’s program, or an adult learner who wants to return to school, you are eligible for our no essay scholarship. This scholarship will be awarded to students who get the most out of Scholarships360 scholarships and content. You will be a strong applicant if you apply to scholarships with the Scholarships360 platform. Finalists for this scholarship will be interviewed about their process for funding their education.Show Less

1 award worth $10,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
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$2,000 Sallie Mae Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Sallie Mae

Easy Application
1 award worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students

Offered by Sallie Mae

Easy Application

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for…

Sallie Mae will award $2,000 each month to eligible entrants. No essay or account sign-ups, just a simple scholarship for those seeking help paying for school.

1 award worth $2,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level HS Upperclassmen, College & Graduate Students
Apply

“Commencing at Community College” Essay Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Scholarships360

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1 award worth $500
Deadline Jan 31, 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Underclassmen

Offered by Scholarships360

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Community college, also known as two-year college, is a golden opportunity for the right student. These schools offer an affordable education to a diverse range…Show More

Community college, also known as two-year college, is a golden opportunity for the right student. These schools offer an affordable education to a diverse range…Show More

Community college, also known as two-year college, is a golden opportunity for the right student. These schools offer an affordable education to a diverse range of students in a wide range of majors. If starting your postsecondary education at a community college is right for you, we have a scholarship just for you! The “Commencing at Community College” Essay Scholarship aims to financially support community college students who are passionate about their higher education journeys and actively looking for ways to fund it. In order to apply for the “Commencing at Community College” Essay Scholarship, students must submit an essay explaining how earning their degree at community college will help them achieve their educational and career goals. Please note that applicants will be reviewed based on both the quality of their essay and quantity of scholarships applied for on the Scholarships360 platform. Scholarships360 users who are more active on the platform will be given higher consideration. We look forward to reading your application! Show Less

1 award worth $500
Deadline Jan 31, 2025
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Underclassmen
Apply

$40,000 Build a College List Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by The College Board

Easy Application
Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Junior

Offered by The College Board

Easy Application

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Create a college list with six schools you're considering - no minimum GPA or essay required!

Multiple awards worth up to $40,000
Deadline Jun 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Junior
Apply

Redefining Victory Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application
4 awards worth $2,500
Deadline Apr 27, 2024
Grade Level College & Graduate Students

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application

Are you a post-secondary student of any kind? This includes, but is not limited to, students pursuing the traditional 2/4 university route, attending a trade…Show More

Are you a post-secondary student of any kind? This includes, but is not limited to, students pursuing the traditional 2/4 university route, attending a trade…Show More

Are you a post-secondary student of any kind? This includes, but is not limited to, students pursuing the traditional 2/4 university route, attending a trade school or certificate program, completing an online post-secondary program, or any other program that may lead to a post-secondary certificate or degree. If so, consider applying for the Redefining Victory Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards $2,500 each to four current post-secondary students pursuing a certificate or degree in any topic of their choice. To apply, interested students must submit an essay detailing "what success looks like to [them] and how this opportunity will help [them] achieve it." If you're a passionate post-secondary student, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

4 awards worth $2,500
Deadline Apr 27, 2024
Grade Level College & Graduate Students
Apply

Niche $25,000 “No Essay” Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Niche

Easy Application
1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Niche

Easy Application

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

Easy scholarship open to all high school and college students, as well as anyone looking to attend college or graduate school in the next year!

1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

Stephen L. Teller & Richard Hotson TV, Cinema, and Theater Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by National Council of Jewish Women - Los Angeles (NCJW l LA)

1 award worth $1,500
Deadline Apr 21, 2024
Grade Level College Underclassmen

Offered by National Council of Jewish Women - Los Angeles (NCJW l LA)

The Stephen L. Teller & Richard Hotson TV, Cinema, and Theater Scholarship is open to full-time community college students in Los Angeles County who are…Show More

The Stephen L. Teller & Richard Hotson TV, Cinema, and Theater Scholarship is open to full-time community college students in Los Angeles County who are…Show More

The Stephen L. Teller & Richard Hotson TV, Cinema, and Theater Scholarship is open to full-time community college students in Los Angeles County who are enrolled in a Film/Television/Cinema/Theater program, and preparing for a career in film, television, or theater production (excluding acting). Applicants must have completed at least 12 units of classes in their school's Film/TV/Cinema/ Theater program to be eligible. The NCJW|LA Scholarship application cycle runs twice a year in the Spring and Fall. If you're attending a community college in Los Angeles County and pursuing a program and career in film, television, cinema, or theater, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

1 award worth $1,500
Deadline Apr 21, 2024
Grade Level College Underclassmen
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Husband and Wife Law Team Scholarship

Offered by The Husband & Wife Law Team

2 awards worth $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

Offered by The Husband & Wife Law Team

Are you a current or incoming undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA? If so, the Husband and Wife Law Team Scholarship may be a…Show More

Are you a current or incoming undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA? If so, the Husband and Wife Law Team Scholarship may be a…Show More

Are you a current or incoming undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 GPA? If so, the Husband and Wife Law Team Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards $1,000 to one Arizona high school senior or college student and $1,000 to a high school senior or college student from anywhere in the United States. To apply, interested students must submit a 250-350-word essay answering the prompt: "Tell us about a time you had to make a decision that was the more difficult path but the right choice, and how that choice paid off in the long run." If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

2 awards worth $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
Get Started

$25k “Be Bold” No-Essay Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application
1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels

Offered by Bold.org

Easy Application

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

Open to high school students, college students, community college students, and graduate students.

1 award worth $25,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level All Grade Levels
Apply

Soliant Sunrise Scholarship

Offered by Soliant Consulting

1 award worth $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students

Offered by Soliant Consulting

Are you an incoming or current undergraduate student studying computer science or a related field at a 2-year or 4-year college? If so, we encourage…Show More

Are you an incoming or current undergraduate student studying computer science or a related field at a 2-year or 4-year college? If so, we encourage…Show More

Are you an incoming or current undergraduate student studying computer science or a related field at a 2-year or 4-year college? If so, we encourage you to apply for the Soliant Sunrise Scholarship! This prestigious $1,000 scholarship is open to students who provide the most compelling answer to the following question: "How can software engineers and developers take a more active role in adhering to technology ethics and protecting those affected by the solutions they build?" Don't miss out on this chance to fuel your educational journey and make your mark on the world. Apply now!Show Less

1 award worth $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Students
Get Started

Ron and Linda Smith Family Scholarship

Offered by Community Foundation of Northern Nevada

1 award worth up to $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Senior

Offered by Community Foundation of Northern Nevada

Are you a Northern Nevada resident pursuing a degree or certificate from Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), Western Nevada College (WNC), Great Basin College (GBC),…Show More

Are you a Northern Nevada resident pursuing a degree or certificate from Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), Western Nevada College (WNC), Great Basin College (GBC),…Show More

Are you a Northern Nevada resident pursuing a degree or certificate from Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), Western Nevada College (WNC), Great Basin College (GBC), or another vocational program? If so, you may be eligible for the Ron and Linda Smith Family Scholarship! Each year, the scholarship awards up to $1,000 to one student attending TMCC, WNC, or GBC in Nevada. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.2 GPA, agree to maintain a minimum 2.5 grade point average, and provide a copy of unofficial transcripts at the end of each semester they are receiving a scholarship. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

1 award worth up to $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Senior
Get Started

$10,000 CollegeXpress Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by CollegeXpress

Easy Application
1 award worth $10,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Offered by CollegeXpress

Easy Application

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

Annual $10k scholarship from CollegeXpress open to all high school freshmen, sophomores, and juniors.

1 award worth $10,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Apply

Delta Faucet Company Scholarship Program

Offered by Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Education Foundation

Multiple awards worth $1,500 - $10,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level College Students

Offered by Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Education Foundation

The Delta Faucet Company Scholarship Program is open to students who are currently enrolled in or plan to enroll in: (1) A PHCC-approved plumbing or…Show More

The Delta Faucet Company Scholarship Program is open to students who are currently enrolled in or plan to enroll in: (1) A PHCC-approved plumbing or…Show More

The Delta Faucet Company Scholarship Program is open to students who are currently enrolled in or plan to enroll in: (1) A PHCC-approved plumbing or HVACR apprentice program, (2) A full-time certificate or degree program at an accredited institution, or (3) A full-time undergraduate degree program at an accredited four-year college or university. To apply, interested students must submit letter(s) of recommendation and the answers to five (5) questions about their background and interests. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

Multiple awards worth $1,500 - $10,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level College Students
Get Started

James V. Day Scholarship

Offered by American Legion Department of Maine

Multiple awards worth $500
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level College Students

Offered by American Legion Department of Maine

The Daniel E. Lambert Memorial Scholarship honors the legacy of veterans by providing $500 to two (2) college students residing in Maine who have a…Show More

The Daniel E. Lambert Memorial Scholarship honors the legacy of veterans by providing $500 to two (2) college students residing in Maine who have a…Show More

The Daniel E. Lambert Memorial Scholarship honors the legacy of veterans by providing $500 to two (2) college students residing in Maine who have a parent or grandparent who is a member of the Maine American Legion. Applicants must be attending an accredited college or vocational-technical school and should demonstrate financial need. To be considered for the scholarship, students must submit three letters of recommendation, a letter of endorsement from high school, a 300-word essay, and proof of application, acceptance, or current attendance at an accredited college or vocational school. If you’re a college student from Maine who is the child or grandchild current or deceased member of an American Legion Post in the State of Maine, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more. Show Less

Multiple awards worth $500
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level College Students
Get Started

$1,000 Appily Easy College Money Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Appily

Easy Application
Monthly awards worth $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore

Offered by Appily

Easy Application

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be…Show More

This easy scholarship from Appily is open to U.S. high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, 2027) and college transfer students. One scholarship will be awarded each month.Show Less

Monthly awards worth $1,000
Deadline Apr 30, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshman, High School Sophomore, High School Junior, College Freshman & College Sophomore
Apply

KAB Broadcast Scholarship Program

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Kansas Association of Broadcasters

Multiple awards worth up to $20,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors

Offered by Kansas Association of Broadcasters

Are you a Kansas resident attending or planning to attend (next fall semester) an in-state, post-secondary institution to pursue a broadcast or related curriculum? If…Show More

Are you a Kansas resident attending or planning to attend (next fall semester) an in-state, post-secondary institution to pursue a broadcast or related curriculum? If…Show More

Are you a Kansas resident attending or planning to attend (next fall semester) an in-state, post-secondary institution to pursue a broadcast or related curriculum? If so, you may be eligible for the KAB Broadcast Scholarship Program! Each year, the program awards up to $20,000 to multiple Kansas post-secondary students. To be eligible, applicants must be juniors or above at a four-year college, or sophomores at a two-year college. In addition, they must have maintained a minimum 2.5 GPA and be enrolled in at least 12 hours each semester the scholarship is in effect. If you're a Kansas resident passionate about and pursuing a course of study in broadcasting or a related curriculum, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

Multiple awards worth up to $20,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level College Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors
Get Started

Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant

Offered by The Kansas Board of Regents

Multiple awards worth up to $1,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level College Students

Offered by The Kansas Board of Regents

Are you a Kansas high school (or home school) graduate (or GED holder) who is enrolled in or has been accepted for admission to a…Show More

Are you a Kansas high school (or home school) graduate (or GED holder) who is enrolled in or has been accepted for admission to a…Show More

Are you a Kansas high school (or home school) graduate (or GED holder) who is enrolled in or has been accepted for admission to a career technical education program? If so, you may be eligible for the Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant! Each year, the grant awards up to $1,000 per year to multiple Kansas residents enrolled in technical certificate or associate of applied science degree programs in a high cost, high demand and critical industry field. To be considered, applicants must submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), the State of Kansas Student Aid Application, and have an official at their higher educational institution complete the Career Technical Workforce Grant Verification Form. If you're a Kansas resident in an eligible technical certificate or associate of applied science program, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

Multiple awards worth up to $1,000
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level College Students
Get Started

$5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by Christian Connector

Easy Application
1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors

Offered by Christian Connector

Easy Application

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian…

Students applying to the $5,000 Christian Connector Scholarship must be current high school students (Class of 2025, 2026, or 2027) interested in attending a Christian university or college.

1 award worth $5,000
Deadline May 31, 2024
Grade Level High School Freshmen, Sophomores & Juniors
Apply

Honolulu Community College Hawaiian Tuition Waiver

Offered by Honolulu Community College

Multiple awards worth Full-time Hawaii resident tuition cost
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Underclassmen

Offered by Honolulu Community College

Are you a Native Hawaiian student who has been accepted into a degree-seeking program at Honolulu Community College and demonstrates financial need? If so, consider…Show More

Are you a Native Hawaiian student who has been accepted into a degree-seeking program at Honolulu Community College and demonstrates financial need? If so, consider…Show More

Are you a Native Hawaiian student who has been accepted into a degree-seeking program at Honolulu Community College and demonstrates financial need? If so, consider applying for the Honolulu Community College Hawaiian Tuition Waiver! Each year, the waiver covers up to the cost of full-time (15 credits) resident tuition for the fall and spring semesters for selected recipients. To be considered, interested students must simply submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by May 1st, hold a minimum 2.0 GPA, and have an expected family contribution (EFC) of $3,000 or less. If you're of Native Hawaiian descent and are an incoming or current student at Honolulu Community College, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.Show Less

Multiple awards worth Full-time Hawaii resident tuition cost
Deadline May 1, 2024
Grade Level High School Seniors & College Underclassmen
Get Started

Darrel Hess Community College Geography Scholarship

Offered by American Association of Geographers

2 awards worth $1,500
Deadline May 10, 2024
Grade Level College Underclassmen

Offered by American Association of Geographers

Are you a community college student planning to transfer to a four-year institution as a geography major? If so, you might be interested in the…Show More

Are you a community college student planning to transfer to a four-year institution as a geography major? If so, you might be interested in the…Show More

Are you a community college student planning to transfer to a four-year institution as a geography major? If so, you might be interested in the Darrel Hess Community College Geography Scholarship! The scholarship is open to students from community colleges, junior colleges, city colleges, or similar two-year educational institutions who will transfer as geography majors to four-year colleges and universities. The American Association of Geographers offers the program Darrel Hess, author of McKnight’s Physical Geography: A Landscape Appreciation, funds it. The AAG looks to “provide students, educators, practitioners, and partners with the resources they need to enter the field, develop their careers, and form professional friendships that can last a lifetime.” Every year, they choose two eligible applicants to earn $1,500 to be used for any educational expenses. If you are passionate about obtaining your geography degree, we encourage you to apply!Show Less

2 awards worth $1,500
Deadline May 10, 2024
Grade Level College Underclassmen
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How to win community college scholarships

Community college can be a place where you meet a variety of people! Students choose to attend community college for all kinds of reasons, which means you may be competing against a diverse number of people for community college scholarships. 

Making sure your scholarship applications stand out is important. This might feel overwhelming to think about, but luckily our site has lots of resources that you can use! Articles like writing about why you deserve a scholarship, how to start writing a scholarship and how to write a winning scholarship essay can help you stand out!

If a scholarship asks for a cover letter or resume, we’ve got you covered there too! Check out how to write a scholarship cover letter and how to write a scholarship resume!

Related: How many credits is an associate degree?

Tips for community college students

  • You should also submit the FAFSA to ensure that you are considered for all need-based financial aid opportunities! This will ensure that you are considered for need-based grants like the Pell Grant that do not need to be repaid.
  • Specific community colleges may offer college-specific scholarships too! Check your college’s financial aid website to see what opportunities might be available.
  • If you intend to transfer to a four year college, the four year college may also have additional scholarships for transfer students (even specific scholarships for community college transfer students).

Also see: Starting at community college

Frequently asked questions about community college scholarships

Can you get a full ride to community college?



You can definitely get a full ride to community college if you find the right fit! A great place to start is our list of full ride scholarships. You can also look into community grants and local scholarships. Community college is generally much more affordable than other universities, so even if you don’t get a full ride, there’s a good chance you could secure an affordable financial aid package.

It’s worth noting that the term “full ride” generally means that room, board, and all other associated expenses are paid for. However, most community colleges don’t offer food or housing, so in the context of community college, you might end up with a full-tuition scholarship rather than a full ride.

How can I go to community college for free?



Each state has its own programs that help students pay for community college. California residents can attend community college entirely for free through the California Promise program. You must meet certain financial need requirements to qualify for this program. Illinois has a similar program for families below a certain income threshold.

If your state does not have these same programs, you might still be able to go to community college for free through grants. You can combine Pell Grant money, private grants, and institutional scholarships. This can bring your cost down significantly and even end up in you going to community college for free.

Does FAFSA pay for community college?

Yes! When you fill out the FAFSA, you’ll find out your eligibility for all federal and state financial aid. This includes grants such as the Pell Grant, and student loans such as Stafford Loans and PLUS Loans. Any federal money that students use for regular four-year college can also be used at community colleges.

Can you use Pell Grants for community college?



Yes you can! For families with financial need, the Pell Grant is an amazing way to help pay for school. When you fill out the FAFSA, you will receive an EFC number which determines your Pell Grant eligibility.

As of the 2021-2022 school year, you can qualify for up to $6,495 per semester. All you need to do to check your eligibility is fill out the FAFSA.

Related: How long does it take for the FAFSA to be processed?

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