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.
Example of Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility Used Calculation
You will need your PIN (the PIN you used to sign your FAFSA).