Need Based

Need Based Financial Aid

Need-based financial aid is aid that is awarded based on the family's demonstrated financial need. A processed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required to receive Carroll and/or Federal Need-Based Aid.

Federal Need Based Grants

Two types of grants are available:

  1. Federal Pell Grant - Federal Grant awarded to high need students. The maximum award is $7,395.
  2. Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) - Federal Grant with priority given to Federal Pell Grant eligible students. Average award is $400 per year, award amounts are subject to change based on federal funding.

For more information please visit  Student Aid on the Web. Grants do not need to be repaid and are awarded to students with the greatest financial need. To be eligible, you must be an undergraduate pursuing your first baccalaureate degree.

Federal Financial Assistance

To be considered for need-based Federal aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after December 1st 2023. Also, the FAFSA is required so that eligibility for additional need-based Carroll College aid can be determined.

Carroll Need Based Aid

Carroll College offers need-based grants and scholarships. Priority consideration is given to students who are admitted to Carroll and have submitted their FAFSA by February 1st.


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