Federal Pell Grants range from $976 to $5550 per year. Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program and not already have obtained a baccalaureate degree. Student eligibility and grant amounts are determined by the U.S. Department of Education but vary with enrollment status and program of study.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
The FSEOG is a campus-based federal grant program with awards ranging from $200 to $1,200 per year, depending on demonstrated need and availability of funds. Grants are awarded to students with exceptional financial need, and typically to students receiving Federal Pell Grants.
Needs Based Grants
Southern New Hampshire University grants are based on demonstrated financial need and are available for full-time undergraduate day students. Awards range from $500 to $12,000 annually.
New Hampshire has a reciprocal agreement with Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Pennsylvania through which residents of those states may be eligible for state aid for attendance at a post-secondary institution in New Hampshire.
The Southern New Hampshire University Sibling Grant consists of $2,500 per academic year when two undergraduate day students are attending Southern New Hampshire University concurrently on a full-time basis from one family. Each student will receive $1250 per year. The Sibling Grant is only available for Undergraduate day students at SNHU.