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A grant is essentially free money or gift aid given to you to finance your education. It can come from the state or federal government, from SU or from private sources and it doesn’t have to be repaid.

  • Federal Pell Grants usually are awarded only to undergraduate students who display exceptional financial need and have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. You apply for a Pell grant via the annual FAFSA.
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) are federal grants administered directly by the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships at SU. You apply for a FSEOG grant via the annual FAFSA.
  • SU Fund is an institutional grant for full-time undergraduate, first bachelor’s degree candidate students who demonstrate financial need via the FAFSA. The minimum award is $300. Funds are limited.
  • Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH)-This is a federal grant available to selected undergraduates (at least Junior standing), post baccalaureate and master’s programs and plans in education. Students must be enrolled in eligible programs and have earned a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25. Students must complete the TEACH Grant initial and subsequent counseling and sign an Agreement to Service (ATS).
  • Sea Gull Pell Promise is an institutional grant for new full-time undergraduate students starting in the Fall 2022 semester. The grant will cover any tuition costs remaining once eligible students’ scholarships, grants and benefits are applied. Students must have been admitted directly out of high school with a minimum 3.75 high school grade point average and qualify for a Pell Grant by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). They also must be Maryland residents.
  • COLLEGE ASSISTANCE MIGRANT PROGRAM: Initializing Migrant, Minority & Marginalized Power through Opportunities & Widening Educational Opportunities
    About CAMP
    What is CAMP? The College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) assists students who are migrant or seasonal/temporary farmworkers (or children of such workers) enrolled in their first year of undergraduate studies at colleges and universities. The funding provides academic, financial, and social/health supports to ensure success.
  • Maryland Success Grant is awarded to full time Maryland undergraduate and graduate students with an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) up to $9,999 from the current FAFSA. Students must also be meeting the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy for financial aid eligibility. This is a one-time only non-renewable grant.