Grants To be considered for federal, or state-sponsored aid programs, you must submit a FAFSA. To view details and enrollment requirements for each type of award click one of the links on the left. As of fall 2016, students receiving a Federal Pell Grant award must register for ALL fall courses no later than September 16, 2016. Classes added after September 16, 2016 will not be eligible for Federal Pell Grant funding. During the spring 2017 semester, students receiving a Federal Pell award must register for ALL spring courses no later than February 12, 2017. Classes added after February 12, 2017 will not be eligible for Federal Pell Grant funding.