Financial aid that does not have to be repaid.
Federal Pell Grant
A grant awarded to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's or professional degree and who have demonstrated adequate financial need through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The Pell Grant provides the foundation of financial aid for many students.
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
An additional campus-based grant awarded to highest-need students.
Grant available to Iowa residents attending community colleges and other types of postsecondary schools throughout Iowa. Priority is given to students with the greatest financial need. The maximum grant at Kirkwood is $600 per year.
Iowa Vocational-Technical Grant
Grant funding available to Iowa residents in Vocational-Technical programs. An application for financial aid must be received by the federal processor prior to the state deadline, and the expected family contribution must be within the parameters set by the state. Students can receive up to two years of Iowa Vocational-Technical Grant.
The Kibbie Grant, also called the Iowa Skilled Workforce Shortage Tuition Grant, is for Iowa residents enrolled in specific programs at Iowa community colleges.
Those eligible for the Kibbie Grant could have half their tuition paid, for up to two years, depending on the financial need of the student. Part-time students may be eligible for prorated amounts. Click here for more information.