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COVID-19 Update: EFSC has received $4.4 million in emergency CARES Act grant funding that will be provided to eligible Spring & Summer Term students impacted by COVID-19. View grant eligibility & application information. Summer Term courses have begun online: review updated Summer FAQ & register now. Fall Term course registration under way: review Fall FAQ & register now. All EFSC campuses remain closed, but essential Student Services are available remotely.  See the Virtual Student Services Guide and EFSC COVID-19 Response Resources and FAQ.

Grant Programs Information

Filling out a Free Federal Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) begins the process of EFSC’s Financial Aid team matching you with the types of aid that you qualify for, such as Pell Grants, loans, scholarships and work study. Explore the details of various grant programs, a form of need-based aid that does not have to be repaid, in the accordion below.

 

Federal Pell Grant

Federally funded/awarded undergraduate program based on financial need. Award payments are prorated according to enrollment status.

Full Time: 12 or more credit hours
3/4 time: 9-11 credit hours
1/2 time: 6-8 credit hours
Less than 1/2 time: 5 or fewer credit hours

• A student may only receive the Federal Pell Grant for the equivalent of 12 semesters over a lifetime.

• Approximate Pell Awards for 2019-2020: Range from $311 - $3,098 per semester

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Federally funded; awarded by EFSC to students with exceptional need. SEOG funding is extremely limited so apply for aid as soon as possible.

Awards: $200 per semester

Florida Student Assistant Grant (FSAG)

Funded by Office of State Financial Assistance (OSFA) to students with one-year Florida residency, enrolled in A.A. or A.S. degree programs and with financial need. Funding is limited so apply for aid as soon as possible.

Awards: $500 - $1,000 per semester

See  FSAG Fact Sheet

Florida Public Post-secondary Career Education Student Assistance Grant Program (FSAGCE)

Funded/awarded by the Office of State Financial Assistance (OSFA) to students with one-year Florida residency, enrolled in certificate programs. Funding is limited so apply for aid as soon as possible.

Awards: $500 - $1,000 per semester

See Career Education Student Assistance Grant Fact Sheet

 
 
 

Aid and Scholarship Contacts

Phone: 321-433-7339
Email: finaid@easternflorida.edu

View more contact info & hours
Cocoa:

Ralph M. Williams Student Center,
Bldg. 11
Melbourne:
Student Services Center, Bldg. 1
Palm Bay:
Administration, Bldg. 1
Titusville:
Student Center, Bldg. 3

Contacts, Deadlines & FAFSA

Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the Financial Aid team is working remotely, with all on-campus offices closed. Specialists are available by email at finaid@easternflorida.edu and by phone at 321-433-7339, Monday through Thursday, 8 AM to 7 PM. View the Virtual Student Services Guide for more information.

April 23, 2020: Priority financial aid application deadline for Summer 2020
June 30, 2020 is the last day to submit a 2019-20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid
July 23, 2020: Priority financial aid application deadline for Fall 2020

View More Financial Aid Deadlines
View Scholarships Information