Summer Power-Up

Get your Education and Money in Your Pocket!

Power Up Your Summer and put $600 in your pocket! The process is simple: you register for Summer 2021, submit a FAFSA application, and you’re ready to qualify for $600 in HEERF aid! Keep in mind this is a first-come, first-served opportunity. That means once the aid funds are depleted, no additional money will be awarded.

Power-Up Even More With Pell Grant

But that’s not all! You can potentially receive up to $1,200 when you Power Up Even More! That’s the $600 HEERF Emergency Aid combined with your Pell grant award amount for a grand total of up to $1,200. It’s money made exceptionally easy for the college experience you deserve!

See how you can possibly receive up to $1,200 this summer.

$1,500 Pell amount (for students enrolled in at least half-time, 6 hours, and eligible for Full Pell Grant)
-$900 Estimated tuition and fees (6 credits)
$600 Pell refund for student
+$600  HEERF Emergency Aid
$1,200 Refund amount

Minimum eligibility criteria for students:

  • Filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for 2020-21.
  • Are currently registered (no minimum hour requirement) for Summer 2021 (either part-time or full-time).
  • Are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.

Grant Details

  • Total Summer Aid Package $600.
  • Grant awarded first-come, first-serve. Once funds are depleted, additional grants will not be awarded.
  • All students must apply through a separate application to be considered for the grant.
  • Students who qualify will receive an initial $300 and then a second amount of $300 the first week of class if still enrolled.
  • Students can apply aid to tuition and fees or receive a check directly.
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