Open the following links to see more information on each type of grant:

 

Federal Pell Grant

Eligibility: Based on your financial need determined by your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Award: Maximum award for the 2013-14 year is $5,645. Award amounts are based on your FAFSA and whether you attend full-time or part-time.

 

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

Eligibility: Based on Pell Grant eligibility. Must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits).
Award: Maximum award is $800.

 

Federal Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant

Who: Students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families
Eligibility: You must read the detailed eligibility information on the School of Education TEACH Grant webpage because if all the stringent requirements are not fulfilled, the amount awarded in the grant will become a loan with interest compounded from the time you received the grant.
Award: Maximum award amount is $4,000.

 

Non-Resident Tuition Waiver

Who: Students who are US citizens, but are not Wisconsin residents or not approved for Minnesota tuition reciprocity.
Eligibility: Based on your financial need determined by your FAFSA. Must be enrolled full-time.
Award: Entirely or partially remits the non-resident portion of tuition for a limited number of eligible students who demonstrate financial need.

 

Wisconsin Higher Education Grant (WHEG)

Who: Wisconsin resident undergraduates
Eligibility: Based on your financial need determined by your FAFSA. Must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits). Can be received for a maximum of 10 semesters.
Award: Maximum award for the 2013-14 year is $2,324. Award amounts are based on your FAFSA.

 

Wisconsin Covenant Grant

Who: Wisconsin resident undergraduates who are confirmed as Wisconsin Covenant Scholars by their high school and the Higher Education Aids Board (HEAB)
Eligibility: To be confirmed as a Covenant Scholar, you must have signed the Wisconsin Covenant Pledge prior to September 30th of your freshmen year of high school. The program will no longer accept students after September 30, 2011. You must fulfill the requirements of the pledge during high school, then submit your FAFSA and mail the completed confirmation forms to HEAB by April 1st of your senior year of high school.
Award: Maximum award is $2,500. Award amounts are based on your FAFSA.

 

Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant

Who: Undergraduates who are Wisconsin residents or who are approved for Minnesota reciprocity AND who are at least at sophomore grade level (at least 30 earned credits)
Eligibility: Based on African American, Hispanic, American Indian, and Southeast Asian ethnicity. Must demonstrate financial need and be enrolled full-time. Must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5. Grant can be received for a maximum of 8 semesters. Separate application is required.
Award: Maximum award is $3,000.

 

Talent Incentive Program (TIP) Grant

Who: Wisconsin resident undergraduates who have been nominated
Eligibility: Freshmen students are nominated by school financial aid offices or by counselors of the Wisconsin Educational Opportunity Programs (WEOP). To continue to receive the TIP Grant, you must be enrolled consecutively at least half-time (6 credits) and continue to demonstrate financial need. Grant can be received for a maximum of 10 semesters.
Award: Maximum award is $1,800.

 

American Indian Grants

State grant: Wisconsin Indian Student Assistance Grant
Tribal grant: File an application with your tribe.

 

International Study Grant

Who: Wisconsin resident undergraduate who are studying abroad
Eligibility: Must demonstrate financial need determined by your FAFSA and be accepted into a study abroad or exchange program. You must complete an application and submit it to the Office of International Education.