Grants are one possible source of funding for your education. Grants are funds awarded based on various criteria and do not have to be repaid (similar to scholarships).
Federal Pell Grant
Eligibility for a Pell Grant is determined by the US Department of Education based on the EFC (expected family contribution) calculated from the financial data provided on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). It is available to undergraduate students pursuing a first bachelor's degree.
The Federal Pell Grant award will be prorated based on student enrollment.
12+ credit hours per term
9 - 11 credit hours per term
6 - 9 credit hours per term
1 - 5 credit hours per term
Students are eligible for up to six years of full-time Pell Grants or a lifetime maximum of up to 600%.
The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant/Loan Program provides up to $4,000 per year in grants to graduate and undergraduate students who intend to teach full-time in high-need subject areas for at least four years at schools that serve students from low-income families.
Undergraduate study: up to $4,000 per year for first baccalaureate to a maximum of $16,000
Graduate study: up to $4,000 per year for a Master's degree to a maximum of $8,000
Individual TEACH Grant/Loan awards are prorated based on actual enrollment up to the academic year limits.
Please note: If you fail to complete the four-year teaching obligation within eight years of completing or ceasing your program of study, you will have to repay the grant with interest (it will become a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan).
Students who receive the Federal Teach Grant are required to complete Exit Loan Counseling after graduation or if they stop attending UND.
North Dakota State Grant
North Dakota residents who are undergraduate students pursuing a first bachelor's degree,
Students' award will be prorated if less than full time (12 credits) as of the last day to add classes as published by the Registrar's Office.