Grants are funds that are provided by federal and state agencies. Grants do not have to be repaid. The FAFSA must be completed to receive these grants. This can be done online at www.fafsa.ed.gov
Pell Grants are automatically awarded by the federal government to those students who are found eligible after completing the FAFSA. The amount is determined according to eligibility and the number of hours in which you are enrolled. Pell Grants are not available to students who have already completed a Bachelor's degree. The maximum is $6,095 per year.
The SEOG is a federal grant administered by the University. This grant is only awarded to undergraduate students. Students will need to complete the FAFSA as soon after October 1 as possible to determine eligibility. Financial awards are given out on a first-come, first served basis. Students who are eligible for Pell Grant have first priority for the SEOG. The amount is subject to change based on the availability of funds.
The TEACH Grant was established to benefit current and prospective teachers. Students must be currently completing coursework necessary to begin a career in teaching. The academic requirements are that the student has to have at least a 3.25 GPA for each payment period (each semester) or have a score above the 75th percentile on an admissions test, such as the ACT. The award amount is up to $4,000 per academic year. Aggregate amounts are $16,000 for undergraduates and $8,000 for graduate students. The student must teach full-time for at least four years within eight years of completing the degree program as a highly qualified teacher, at a Title I school, and in a specified subject area. If service is not met, the grant must be repaid as an Unsubsidized Direct Student Loan, with interest from the date(s) of original disbursement. Students are considered for this grant by marking that they are interested in teaching or education while filling out the FAFSA. Please complete the online Federal TEACH Grant Request form to check your eligibility.
This state grant provides financial assistance to financially needy undergraduate students who are residents of Tennessee and are enrolled at least half-time at a public or private institution in Tennessee. Based on funding, first priority is given to US citizens. The amount per year is $4,000 for full-time students. No student will receive an award greater than the amount of tuition and fees assessed by the institution. Eligibility is determined in the same manner as the eligibility for a Federal Pell Grant. Students must complete the FAFSA and have it processed as soon after October 1 as possible for the upcoming fall term. We highly recommend applying early because these funds are limited (first-come, first-served).
158 East Main Street
Henderson, TN 38340
FHU / Dickson
FHU / Memphis
5565 Shelby Oaks Drive
Memphis, TN 38134
855 Highway 46 South
Dickson, TN 37055
Don't worry. We'll walk you through the entire process. Apply now for free and then schedule a campus visit to experience something that pictures just can't capture.
Whether you're just beginning your college journey or seeking your doctorate, take your next step here.
Take advantage of the tight-knit community and unique opportunities by finding the club or organization where you will belong.
Getting Married? Land a new job or position? Becoming a new parent? Your FHU family wants to brag about it!
You help change the world when you invest in the lives of young people. You can make a difference today with your gift.
FHU has a history of talented student athletes and coaches who have helped make FHU Athletics what they are today. Check out who these students are and what accomplishments they've made. Know someone who deserves to be in the Hall of Fame? Use the nomination form below to tell us about it.
Schedule your campus visit today, and see why Freed-Hardeman University is right for you.
Copyright © 2020 Freed-Hardeman University. All rights reserved.