Financial Aid Grants
Federal Pell Grant
A Federal Pell Grant provides grants to students who meet eligibility requirements according to federal guidelines. The amount received is determined by your expected family contribution and enrollment. Pell Grants are prorated based on your enrollment. There is a maximum amount of Federal Pell Grant funds you can receive over your lifetime - read more about Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
SEOG is awarded to Pell-eligible students with exceptional need according to federal and institutional guidelines. Funding is limited to eligible students enrolled at least half-time who meet PCC priority timelines. Grants are prorated based on your enrollment.
Oregon Opportunity Grant
The Oregon Opportunity Grant (OOG) is a grant for Oregon residents funded by the State Of Oregon. The Oregon Student Access Commission (OSAC) administers the OOG and determines student’s eligibility. In order to qualify for OOG students must: meet general eligibility requirements for federal Title IV programs, have no prior baccalaureate degrees, be enrolled at least half time, show financial need, and meet the application deadlines. Application deadlines vary from year to year and are dependent on funding levels; in order to qualify for OOG it is best to complete the FAFSA in early January. Awards are prorated based on enrollment status, students who enroll in less than 12 credits will receive 50% of their award. Oregon Opportunity Grant awards are not available in summer.
PCC Institutional Grant
The PCC Grant is awarded to PCC students who have applied for financial aid and have exceptional financial need or extraordinary circumstances. The grant is limited to one term of tuition per academic year.
PCC Opportunity Grant
POG is awarded to Pell-eligible students with exceptional need according to federal and institutional guidelines. Funding is limited to eligible students enrolled at least half-time who meet PCC priority timelines. Grants are prorated based on your enrollment.