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The Federal Pell Grant is gift assistance which does not have to be repaid. Annually, the U.S. Department of Education determines student eligibility for this grant. For the 2016-2017 award year, the minimum grant for a full award year for an eligible student is $596 and the maximum grant is $5,920.
The FSEOG is gift assistance which does not have to be repaid. FSEOG is awarded from limited funds to students who have an exceptional financial need as determined by the U.S. Department of Education standards. Students with the lowest “Expected Family Contribution” (EFC) are awarded FSEOG. The maximum annual award is $800.
The Monetary Award Program (MAP) provides grants, which do not need to be repaid, to Illinois residents who attend approved Illinois colleges and demonstrate financial need, based on the information provided on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Kendall students who meet the requirements for Illinois residency are assessed for eligibility for the Monetary Award Program (MAP) as part of their standard application process. Students, and parents of dependent students, may be required to document a minimum one-year of Illinois residency.
The specific award amount for this program is set by the State and is affected by the student’s major, credit load, and need as calculated by federal methodology.
Some states, other than Illinois, provide awards to students who are domiciled in the home state but attend school in other states. For more information visit the U.S. Department of Education at www.ed.gov.