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ACG Eligibility Requirements

Student must:

  • receive a Pell grant in the same award year.
  • be enrolled at least half time in an associate’s, bachelor’s, or combined undergraduate/graduate (if it includes at least three years of undergraduate education) degree program, in a two-year program acceptable for full credit toward a bachelor’s degree, or in a one- or two-year certificate program.
  • be enrolled in the first or second year of a program of study at an eligible two-year or four-year degree-granting institution.
  • have successfully completed a rigorous secondary school program of study and graduated after January 1, 2006, for first-year students and after January 1, 2005, for second-year students.
  • if first-year students, not have been enrolled previously as regular students in an ACG-eligible college program when they were still in high school, or if they were in such a program, the courses must have been part of their high school program as well.
  • if second-year students, have successfully completed their first year and have a cumulative GPA* of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

SMART Eligibility Requirements

Student must:

  • receive a Pell grant in the same award year.
  • be enrolled at least half time in a bachelor’s or combined undergraduate/graduate (if it includes at least three years of undergraduate education) degree program.
  • be enrolled in the third, fourth, or fifth (for programs that require a fifth year)* year of their program of study at an eligible four-year degree-granting institution.
  • have successfully completed the previous year.