Federal Pell Grant
The Federal Pell Grant is a need-based federal grant awarded to low and middle income undergraduate students who have not yet earned a bachelor's or professional degree to promote access to postsecondary education. Students must meet basic eligibility requirements. Grant amounts are based on the student's expected family contribution, or EFC (see Calculating Need), and enrollment level with a maximum annual award of $6,345 in the 2020-2021 award year. Students are limited to receiving the equivalent of 12 full-time semesters of Federal Pell Grant.
Authorization of Federal Pell Grant awards are based on enrollment levels, and are also subject to the Federal Pell Grant Census Date. To review the enrollment level requirements and Census Dates, please visit our Policies page.
Students can review the amount of Federal Pell Grant awarded by accessing their myLCC account, or by viewing the Pell Grant Chart linked below.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
The FSEOG is a federal grant awarded to students who demonstrate financial need, meet the basic eligibility requirements, and qualify for a Federal Pell Grant. FSEOG funding is limited; therefore, priority is given to students who have the lowest EFC.
Iraq & Afghanistan Service Grant
The Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant is a need-based federal grant awarded to student’s whose parent or guardian was a member of the U.S. armed forces and died as a result of military service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after the events of 9/11 and the student was under 24 years old or enrolled in college at least part-time at the time of your parent’s or guardian’s death. The award amount is pro-rated based on enrollment levels:
- 100% for full-time (12 or more credits)
- 75% for three-quarter-time (9-11.99 credits)
- 50% for half-time (6-8.99 credits)
- 0% for less than half-time (0.25 to 5.99 credits).
The Lansing Community College Grant is an institutional grant awarded to students who demonstrate financial need. Grant funds are limited; therefore, priority is given to students with the lowest EFC.
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