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Government Grants

Grants are financial aid awards, usually based on need, which do not have to be repaid. Elizabethtown College students may be eligible for a one or more of the following grants.

Federal Pell Grant

These grants are funded by the Federal Government on the basis of its financial need formula. This grant does not have to be repaid. This aid is listed as a credit on the College bill.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

These grants are need-based awards federally funded, granted through Elizabethtown College. These grants are given to students with extremely high financial need. This money is an outright grant to the student and does not have to be repaid. This aid is listed as a credit on the College bill.

Pennsylvania State Grant (PHEAA)

These funds are awarded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on the basis of its financial need formula and is intended for Pennsylvania residents only. PHEAA must have received your FAFSA results prior to May 1 to be eligible. The figure shown is only an estimate of your award. You will receive a confirmation notice from PHEAA. This is a grant which does not have to be repaid. PHEAA limits students to 8 semesters of PHEAA Grant eligibility. Students with PHEAA Grants must advance a minimum of 24 credits per academic year in order to maintain eligibility. This aid is listed as a credit on the College bill. Note: Late state grants received reduce institutional need-based gift aid by 100%.

Other State Scholarships/Grants

These funds are awarded by your state on the basis of their financial need formula. The figure shown is only an estimate of your award. You will receive a confirmation notice from your state. This is a grant or scholarship which does not have to be repaid. This aid is listed as a credit on the College bill. Note: Late state grants received reduce institutional need-based gift aid by 100%. This policy applies to all need-based state assistance regardless of the title of the program. For example, states such as Delaware, Maine and others title their programs “scholarships”, but these are still need-based assistance programs

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Our students received about $26.2 million in institutional scholarships and grants during the 2010-2011 academic year.
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