The Federal Pell Grant is an "entitlement" program for; first-time bachelor's degree candidates who demonstrate exceptional financial need. Degree seeking students are eligible to apply for the grants ranging from $598 to $5,815 depending on the 2016-2017 federal formula and $606 to $5920 depending on the 2017-2018 federal formula. The grant is awarded by the federal government, not Salisbury University. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid serves as the official application for the Federal Pell Grant. Students are automatically considered for the grant by filing the FAFSA.
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