Keiser University has been approved as an eligible institution by the United States Department of Education to participate in Federal Financial Aid Programs. Please note students must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States in order to be eligible for Federal funding. The Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is designed to help you understand the costs of attending Keiser University and how possible financial aid for which you might be eligible can help offset some of the cost.
Federal Pell Grant
It is a federal grant awarded to students on the basis of financial need and does not have to be repaid. These grants are considered the foundation of federal financial aid, to which aid from other federal and non-federal sources might be added. Pell Grants are only awarded to undergraduate students who have not yet earned a bachelor’s or a professional degree. In order to apply for a Pell Grant, students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The U.S. Department of Education uses a standard formula to evaluate the financial information provided on this application to determine a student’s eligibility for a Pell Grant.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
It is a federal grant awarded to undergraduate students with exceptional financial needs and does not have to be repaid. Funds are limited and Federal Pell Grant recipients receive priority. Students do not need to apply for this grant.
Florida Student Assistance Grant (FSAG)
It is a need-based grant funded by the State of Florida available to full-time students who meet Florida residency requirements and are enrolled in an associate or Bachelor’s degree program. To be considered for this grant, the applicant must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The EASE Grant
It provides financial support to full-time undergraduate students attending a private, non-profit university in the state of Florida. Students must be Florida residents and maintain an eligible GPA.