Federal Grants and Benefits

Federal Pell Grant

The Federal Pell Grant is available to undergraduate students enrolled in a degree program who do not already have a bachelor’s degree. For the 2017-2018 academic year, Pell Grants range from $606 to $5,920. All eligible students will receive the Federal Pell Grant amount to which they are entitled.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant

The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is a federal grant administered by the University. These Grants are limited to undergraduate students who do not already have a bachelor’s degree. Priority is given to students with exceptional need and to Pell Grant recipients. SEOG awards are determined by the Financial Aid Office.

Veterans Benefits

The Veterans Administration has approved Worcester State University for the purpose of providing Veteran’s Educational Benefits to veterans pursuing undergraduate and graduate study. Massachusetts veterans entitled to educational benefits must provide the Registrar’s Office with a copy of their Form DD-214. Upon receipt of this certificate and the veteran’s application, the University will prepare a notice of enrollment and notify the Veterans Administration to determine eligibility for, and initiate payments to the student. Questions concerning veteran’s benefits should be directed to the Office of the Registrar.