Grants are gift aid provided by the Federal or State government and are usually based
on a student’s financial need. A student’s financial aid package may include student
grant money whenever eligibility and funding levels permit. In order to determine
eligibility, students must complete the FAFSA and any required Wayland Baptist University
Federal Grants available at WBU:
Federal Pell Grant:
The Pell Grant is federal financial aid awarded to undergraduate students based upon financial need, the cost to attend school, your status as a full-time or part-time student and your plans to attend school for a full academic year or less. Submission of the FAFSA financial aid form and other supporting documentation is required in order to be awarded such funds.
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG):
SEOG grants are federal financial aid for undergraduates with exceptional financial need. Pell Grant recipients with the lowest expected family contributions (EFCs) will be considered first for a FSEOG.
Through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, Congress created the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program that provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. If, after reading all of the information on this fact sheet, you are interested in learning more about the TEACH Grant Program, you should contact the Financial Aid Office.
NOTE: For the TEACH Grant Fact Sheet, click Teach Grant Fact Sheet.
Alongside other federal financial aid, Wayland Baptist University has Texas state financial aid programs which supplement financial need for students who are determined to be Texas residents.
Texas State Grants available at WBU:
Texas Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG)
The Texas Tuition Equalization Grant (TEG): Provides grant aid to financially needy students to enable them to attend private, non-profit colleges or universities in Texas.
All first-time students who are residents of the state of Texas and will attend a Texas campus must fill out a Texas Core Residency Form.