Grants

Grants

The Federal PELL Grant:

  • Is considered the first source of student aid.
  • Is transferable to another institution.
  • Payment is not limited to the available funds at a school.
  • Award amount varies from $400 to $5,550.
  • Actual award is based on estimated family contribution (EFC), cost of attendance, number of credits student is taking. Less than half time students may be eligible.
  • Must not have a previous bachelor's degree.
  • Must be degree seeking.

The Federal SEOG Program:

To participate in the FSEOG Program, students:

  • Must be eligible for the FPELL Grant.
  • Must attend Coppin at least half time.
  • Must not have a previous bachelor's degree.
  • Must be degree seeking.
  • Maximum amount of FSEOG award is $2000 depending on unmeet need and availability of funds.

TEACH GRANT

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSASM), although you do not have to demonstrate financial need.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen.
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate, post baccalaureate, or graduate student in a postsecondary institution that has chosen to participate in the TEACH Grant Program.
  • Be enrolled in course work that is necessary to begin a career in teaching or plan to complete such course work. Such course work may include subject area courses (e.g., math courses for a student who intends to be a math teacher).
  • Meet certain academic achievement requirements (generally, scoring above the 75th percentile on a college admissions test or maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25).
  • Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve. 
  • Grant amounts up to $4,000 per year