grant is a type of financial assistance that does not have to be repaid.
Federal PELL—The Pell Grant is a federally sponsored program
which is offered to students taking three hours or more. It is limited to the
full-time equivalent of five academic years of study.
Federal SEOG—The Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant is
also a federally sponsored needs-based program designed to provide additional
assistance to students.
OTAG—Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant is a state-sponsored needs
based program designed to help pay tuition costs. To be eligible, a student must
be enrolled in at least six hours and be a resident of Oklahoma. An application
can be made by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program (OHLAP) – OHLAP is a program administered by the Oklahoma State
Regents for Higher Education that covers general tuition costs. Students whose
family income does not exceed $50,000 are eligible if they apply during their 8th,
9th, or 10th year of high school. This program has other
specific requirements during high school and thereafter which must be met to
remain in the program. Further information can be obtained from the Oklahoma
State Regents for Higher Education at (405) 524-9160 or high school counselors.
BIA—This grant is made available to Native American students with a
Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB) card. Forms for obtaining a CDIB
card, BIA Higher Education Grant, and BIA Higher Education Grant renewal are
available at local tribal offices. Applicants are normally required by the BIA
to submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).