College Grants


Almost every state education agency has at least one grant or scholarship available to residents. Here’s an overview of what’s available in your state — each with its own eligibility requirements.

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Oregon Opportunity Grant

Oregon Opportunity Grant (OOG) is Oregon’s largest state-funded need-based grant program for financially needy undergraduate students who are enrolled at least half-time at an Oregon state college or university.

Award Amount: $3,300
Min. Award Amount: Vary
Deadline: ASAP

Pennsylvania State Grant Program

The Pennsylvania State Grant Program is a financial assistance program that provides funding to eligible Pennsylvanians to go to college. The minimum award is $500.

Award Amount: Vary
Min. Award Amount: $500
Deadline: May 1

Rhode Island State Grant Program

The Rhode Island State Grant Program — Rhode Island’s primary need-based grant program, is designed to provide non-payable grants to students from the lowest-income families in the state.

Award Amount: $900
Min. Award Amount: $250
Deadline: March 1

South Carolina Need-Based Grant

South Carolina Need-Based Grant provides financial aid to South Carolina’s neediest students attending eligible SC public institutions on a first-come, first-served basis.

Award Amount: $2,500
Min. Award Amount: Vary
Deadline: ASAP

South Dakota Need Based Grant Program

South Dakota Need Based Grant Program (SDNBGP) is a need-based grant program for South Dakota students that demonstrate “exceptional financial need” as determined by FAFSA.

Award Amount: $2,000
Min. Award Amount: $500
Deadline: ASAP

Tennessee Student Assistance Award

The Tennessee Student Assistance Award is a state-funded grant program that provides non-repayable financial aid to needy undergraduate students who are enrolled at a public or an eligible non-public postsecondary institution in Tennessee.

Award Amount: $4,000
Min. Award Amount: Vary
Deadline: ASAP

TEXAS Grant

Towards EXcellence, Access and Success Grant (TEXAS Grant) is state-funded need-based grant awarded to Texas students who are working on their first undergraduate degree, contingent upon the availability of state funds.

Award Amount: $5,000
Min. Award Amount: Vary
Deadline: March 15

Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG)

Administered by the state of Texas, Texas Public Educational Grant (TPEG) provides assistance to students with financial need who are seeking a first Bachelor’s degree, a graduate degree or professional degree.

Award Amount: $5,500
Min. Award Amount: Vary
Deadline: March 15

Higher Education Success Stipend Program (HESSP)

HESSP (formerly UCOPE) is Utah’s supplemental grant and work-study assistance award available to Utah resident students with demonstrated financial need.

Award Amount: $5,000
Min. Award Amount: $300
Deadline: ASAP

Vermont Incentive Grant

Vermont Incentive Grant is available for Vermont students with financial need who are enrolled full-time at any postsecondary institution in Vermont. Students enrolled half-time may apply for Vermont Part-Time Grant.

Award Amount: $12,200
Min. Award Amount: $1,000
Deadline: ASAP

Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG)

Tuition Assistance Grant Program (VTAG) is designed to assist Virginia residents who attend accredited private, nonprofit colleges and universities in Virginia — up to $3,270 for undergraduates and $1,640 for graduates.

Award Amount: $3,270
Min. Award Amount: Vary
Deadline: December 1

Washington College Grant

The Washington College Grant provides need-based financial aid to students from Washington’s lowest-income families pursuing postsecondary education. Award amounts vary by the type of school enrolled.

Award Amount: Vary
Min. Award Amount: Vary
Deadline: ASAP
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