The United States Government, through the Department of Education, has made funds available for several Federal grant programs. Supplemental Grant (SEOG) and LEAP awards are funds made available and allocated on the basis of greatest financial need to applicants filing by the designated dates. NNU awards SEOG to those who are eligible and have submitted their FAFSA by the NNU priority filing deadline of March 1st, up until the funds are exhausted. LEAP grants are awarded to those students who are eligible and who filed after the March 1st date, up until funds are exhausted. The Pell grant is solely determined by the EFC (Expected Family Contribution) on the FAFSA and the Federal Government's Pell amounts.

Federal Pell Grant: All undergraduate students are urged to apply for the Federal Pell Grant. As mentioned above, eligibility is determined by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be submitted online at Once submitted, the student can find information at this same website in the form of a Student Aid Report (SAR) which indicates eligibility for this grant.

Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG). This grant is awarded to students with financial need as described above.