Financial Aid  

Federal Grants

Federal Pell Grant Program
This program, designed to be the base of all financial awards, grants assistance to eligible part-time or full-time students as determined by federal need analysis guidelines. All students who have not received an undergraduate baccalaureate degree are encouraged to apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you plan to complete the FAFSA online and do not have an FSA ID, (which replaces the PIN) you can create one at
Aquinas College Title IV Code: 002239
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
This program was developed to assist only those students with financial need as determined by the standard need analysis procedure. The amount of assistance ranges from $200 to $4,000 per year.
TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) Grant Aid
This federally funded program is designed for TRiO SSS participants who are in their first two years of postsecondary education and who are receiving Federal Pell Grants.  Multiple scholarships are offered each year to TRiO SSS participants. Scholarship awards generally range between $555 and $5,550.  Each year, $20,000 is awarded to TRiO SSS participants.