A grant is a type of financial aid that typically does not need repaid unless you
are awarded funds incorrectly or you withdraw from school prior to the end of the
term. Grants are generally offered to students with exceptional financial need as
determined by the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Some grants are
also limited and have priority application deadlines to qualify.
What types of grants are available?
The following grants are available to eligible students attending Wichita State University:
Federal Pell Grant Federal grant for undergraduate students with exceptional financial need.
TEACH Grant The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant program
is a federal grant for qualified students pursuing specific teacher education certification.
Children of Fallen Heroes Program The Children of Fallen Heroes program is available to Pell-grant-eligible students
whose parent or guardian died in the line of duty while performing as a public safety
officer. To qualify, the student must be eligible for a Pell grant, have a Pell-grant-eligible
EFC, and be less than 24 years of age or enrolled at an institution of higher education
at the time of his or her parent's or guardian's death.