These federal and state awards are gifts to students and do not need to be repaid. Most grants are awarded based on financial need. You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid each year to be eligible for grants.
Federal Pell Grant
The maximum Federal Pell Grant is $5,815 for 2016–17 (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017) and $5,920 for 2017-2018 (July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018) . The grant award is based on the family’s expected contribution amount as calculated by the FAFSA.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
The SEOG is up to $500 per year per student. The total amount may vary as Spalding’s total SEOG funding is determined by the number of students who are Pell Grant eligible.
The College Access Program Grant (CAP) is up to $1,900 and is available to Kentucky residents who are Pell Grant eligible.
The Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG) is up to $3,000 for 2016-2017 and $2,920 for 2017-2018. It is available to Kentucky residents who attend a private college or university.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant funds at least 50 percent tuition scholarships to graduate students who are economically or educationally disadvantaged or for whom the cost of graduate school would represent a significant financial burden. Over four years, the grant funds a total of $3.5 million in scholarships to students in the doctoral program in clinicial psychology and the master’s program in social work. For information about the HRSA scholarship and eligibility requirements, please contact the program.