Federal Grants

Amounts and information for 2019–2020

Federal Pell Grant: Maximum $6,195

Offered based on financial need. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Application Process: File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

A Pell-eligible student whose financial aid exceeds charges on the account may request a book voucher from the Business Office. The student can use this voucher to purchase required books and supplies at the JBU bookstore.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG): $100–$1,200

Offered based on Pell Grant eligibility and Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Must be a US citizen or permanent resident. Requires full-time enrollment.

Application ProcessFile the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

Limited funding is available. Funds are reserved for Pell Grant recipients demonstrating the highest need.

Federal TEACH Grant: Maximum $3,764

Must be a U.S citizen or permanent resident. Must agree to serve 4 years in a high-need field in a low-income school.

Application Process:

File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

File the TEACH Agreement to Serve (ATS)

Student Support Services (SSS)

Student Support Services awards grant aid to SSS participants who meet the federal and program requirements for grant awards. Students must also have received a Federal Pell Grant for the current year. Grant aid is awarded for the spring semester. Contact the Student Support Services at (479) 524-7471 office for more information.

To learn about grants and scholarships available specifically to Arkansas residents, visit www.jbu.edu/financial-aid/scholarships-grants/arkansas/.