New federal laws limit the amount of Pell Grant
funds a student can receive while working towards their undergraduate degree.
Beginning July 1, 2012 any student receiving a Pell Grant cannot exceed over
600% or 6 full-time years of grant funding.
It is important that you track your Lifetime
Eligibility Usage while enrolled at Evergreen Valley College. If you plan to
transfer to a 4 year university, you may need to save a portion of your Pell
Grant Eligibility (PLE) to help pay for your educational costs while at the
We recommend that you save between 250 - 300%
of their Pell Lifetime Eligibility if they plan to transfer to a university.
More information about Pell Lifetime eligibility can be found here.
Example of Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility Used Calculation
You will need your PIN (the PIN you used to sign your FAFSA).