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Grants

Grants are need-based awards funded by the federal government, state, or North Park University. They are gift aid and do not need to be paid back. Students must complete a FAFSA to be awarded any grants.

Federal and State Grants

Pell Grant
$600 to $5,730 per year
Funded by the federal government, the FAFSA is required to be considered for Pell Grants
Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
Amount varies for Pell-eligible students
Funded by the federal government, the FAFSA is required to be considered for SEOG
Illinois Monetary Award Program (MAP) Grant
Up to $4,720 per year Illinois residents who complete the FAFSA by February 1 will be considered; students must be enrolled for 15 credits per semester to receive the full award amount.

University and Church Grants

North Park Grant
Amount varies based on financial need.
The FAFSA is required for North Park Grant consideration.
Covenant Grant Up to $1,000 per year Awarded to active participants in the Evangelical Covenant Church who complete the FAFSA.
Credentialed Covenant Minister Dependent Grant
Up to $2,500 per year Designated for dependents of credentialed ministers of the Evangelical Covenant Church who complete the FAFSA.
Credentialed Minister Dependent Grant (Non- Covenant)
Up to $1,500 per year Designated for students who complete the FAFSA and are dependents of credentialed ministers outside the Evangelical Covenant Church.
Church Matching Grant Up to $1,000 per year, depending on church contribution For traditional undergraduate students, North Park will match up to $500 per year given by a student's church in their name. A separate application is required.
Covenant Transfer Grant $1,000 per year Designated for active participants in the Evangelical Covenant Church who transfer to North Park.
Camp Grant $750 per year Available to students after they complete at least one year at North Park and then work at a Covenant camp during the following summer. Learn more.