Grants

Federal Pell Grant

Pell Grants are awarded to undergraduate students who have not already earned a bachelor’s degree. The amount awarded is based on need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and enrollment status. The maximum Pell Grant award for 2016-2017 is $5,815. Additional information regarding the Pell Grant may be found at StudentAid.gov.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

This grant is awarded to Pell-eligible students who demonstrate the greatest financial need.  The maximum, full-year award amount at CCU for 2016-2017 is $800. Additional information about the FSEOG program is available at StudentAid.gov.

State Grants

Ohio College Opportunity Grant (OCOG)
The Ohio College Opportunity Grant is awarded to students who are residents of Ohio and are pursuing undergraduate degrees. Award amounts are determined by the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and student enrollment status. This grant may be applied to tuition and fees only. The maximum OCOG award for 2016-2017 is $2,832. This annual amount is based on full-time enrollment. More information about Ohio’s financial aid programs may be found by clicking here.

Pennsylvania State Grant
The Pennsylvania State Grant is a need-based grant available to residents of Pennsylvania who are pursuing undergraduate degrees. Both the FAFSA and the appropriate Pennsylvania State Grant Form must be submitted by May 1 of each year for grant consideration, but late applications may qualify for awards if funding permits. More information about this program may be found by clicking here.