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Financial Aid

Below is a list of need-based aid that is available to students at Robert Morris University.  These need-based forms of aid are considered grants and do not have to be repaid.  Please contact the Financial Aid Office if you have any questions.

Federal Grants

Pell Grants
The Pell Grant Program provides need based grants to low-income students.  Grant amounts are dependent on: the student's expected family contribution (EFC); the cost of attendance (as determined by the institution); the student's enrollment status (full-time or part-time); and whether the student attends for a full academic year or less.

Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)
The Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant is a program for undergraduates with exceptional financial need.  Please contact the Financial Aid office for further information.

State Grants

PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency)
PHEAA is a state grant program which offers financial  assistance to eligible Pennsylvania undergraduate students meet the costs of higher education. The FAFSA serves as the program's application.  For program qualifications, please click here

Please note the following, in addition to the program qualifications in the above link:

  • Students in fully online programs or who are taking greater than 50% online instruction are eligible only if accepted into the State Grant Distance Education Pilot Program and meet the normal PHEAA grant requirements.  RMU will nominate eligible students for this pilot program but please note that funding for the pilot program is limited and acceptance into this program is not guaranteed.
  • For students taking eight week courses, you must be enrolled in both eight week sessions to be eligible.