Grants

The North Idaho College Financial Aid Office is committed to assisting students in paying for their education while assuming as little debt as possible. Because of this, our office will first determine eligibility for the types of aid that do not require repayment. Below are the minimum requirements to qualify for the two Federal Grants offered at NIC.

Federal Pell Grant

The Federal Pell Grant is a federally-funded grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education and is based on completion of the FAFSA and the following criteria:

  • An Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) less than 5,081
  • Awards vary with a maximum of $5,645 for 2013 - 2014 school year
  • Available to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's degree or professional degree
  • Awarded to both full and part-time undergraduate students

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

The FSEOG is a federally-funded grant awarded by the Financial Aid Office based on completion of the FAFSA and the following criteria:

  • Awarded to pell grant-eligible students based on date of FAFSA application
  • Award amounts vary
  • Available to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's degree or professional degree


Want more information regarding Grants? Visit StudentAid.gov