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What is the ACG Grant

The ACG grant is one of two grant programs to come from the Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2005.  ACG stands for the Academic Competitiveness Grant.  It first became available to students seeking federal aid in the 2006-2007 academic year.  The grant was created in order to encourage students to take more challenging high school […]

ACG Grant Information

The ACG Grant and Your School Funding Finding the money needed to continue your education can be a vexing time.  There are many different choices available.  If you don’t understand what loan and grant programs are available or are unfamiliar with the area, names like the Pell Grant, ACG program and many others can sound […]

ACG Grant Amounts

The federally funded Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) is a new grant that begins in the 2006-2007 academic year. Qualified students can receive this grant for no more than two years. The maximum first year grant is limited to $750. The maximum second year grant is limited to $1,300. How much an individual student receives is […]

ACG Grant Application

Because the Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) is available to students through the federal government funding program for students with financial need, your eligibility and award funding will be managed by the same process as Pell Grants and other government grants. As you may know, the application process for these government funded grants involves the completion […]

ACG Requirements

Grants provided through the federal Academic Competitive Grant Program (ACG) are designed to help with tuition for qualified undergraduate students The following are the eligibility requirements for the Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG):


Frequently Asked Questions about the Academic Competitiveness Grant The Federal Government Higher Education Reconciliation Act of 2005 (HERA) created new grant programs for full-time students who attend accredited undergraduate programs, and who are also eligible for the Federal Pell Grant. One of the grants is called the Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG). This grant, like the […]