This grant is awarded based on need and is awarded to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's degree. When you file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), you are automatically considered for a Pell Grant. During the 2020-2021 school year, the maximum Pell Grant will be $6,345. Pell Grant eligibility is determined by criteria established by the federal government and is subject to legislative change. More information about the Pell Grant can be found studentaid.gov.