Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program (FSEOG)

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Federal program providing funds for students with exceptional financial need.

A student must be an undergraduate and have exceptional financial need to qualify for an FSEOG award. The amount of financial need is determined by the educational institution the student attends. The award is available only to undergraduate students. Recipient must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. Priority is given to students who receive Federal Pell Grants.

The value of the award is determined by the need of the recipient and the available funds. An award may not be less than $100, and the maximum award is usually $4,000 per year.

Application Procedure
Student applies for an FSEOG award by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FSEOG will be included as part of the student's total financial aid package developed through the school the student attends. Annual application is required. See the web page at http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index.html

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