Financial Aid Resources
- Adult Degree Students
Federal Pell Grant
Financial need as determined by federal formula, for highest-need students
$5645 maximum - 2013-14 academic year
Based on annual review of need and federal laws
The amount of Federal Pell Grant funds a student may receive over his/her lifetime is limited by a new federal law to be the equivalent of 6 years of Pell Grant funding. Once a student reaches this limit, he/she will no longer be eligible to receive Pell Grant funds. Students can view their lifetime eligibility on the NSLDS website starting mid July 2012 at
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
Highest-need Pell grant recipients
Based on annual review of need and federal regulations
Federal TEACH Grant
Enrolled in coursework necessary to begin a career in teaching in a high-need field such as Math, Science, Foreign Language, Bilingual Education, English Language Acquisition, Special Education, or Reading Specialist. Meet certain academic achievement requirements.
Be a U.S. citizen, or eligible non-citizen.
Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Do not need to demonstrate financial need.
Be admitted to the Education program(typically during sophomore year); pursuing a major or minor in one of the high-need subjects listed above.
Be willing to repay the grant as loan with interest if fail to meet the four-year service requirement
up to $4000 per year
For more information, please contact the Whitworth Financial Aid Office.
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