Federal Pell Grants are authorized by the Education Amendments of 1972. Under this program, the federal government provides grants to students who qualify on the basis of financial need as determined by their FAFSA. For awards range from $606 to $4,000. Dartmouth’s policy is to confirm a student’s eligibility for a Pell Grant when the drop/add period is over each term. Students taking lesser than three courses each term will receive less Pell Grant for that term. In most cases, if the student is receiving Dartmouth scholarship assistance, it will be increased to make up the difference in the Pell Grant aid.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
For U.S. citizens or permanent residents, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) FAFSA Federal financial aid form for all U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and eligible non-citizens.
This is the only form required to be considered for Federal Financial Aid. No separate application is required.
The form employs a federally-defined formula to determine family financial strength and ability to pay. Federal Methodology considers gross taxable and non-taxable income, assets, family size, and the number of children enrolled in post-secondary educational institutions.
Students can email to [email protected] For more information.