Grants are typically need-based funds provided by the federal or state government. Earlham College also administers its own grant funds, thanks to our generous donors and alumni/ae. Grant funding does not have to be repaid. To be considered for the grants below, make sure to complete the FAFSA every year.

Learn more about grants you may be eligible for below.


Earlham College Grant and Earlham Endowed Scholarships

The Earlham College Grant is a need-based grant made possible by the generosity of Earlham’s friends and alumni/ae. These grants need to be applied for annually by completing the FAFSA every year.

How do I apply?


Federal Pell Grant

This federal need-based grant awards up to $6,895 for the 2022–23 award. The amount will vary each academic year depending on federal funding. Pell Grant eligibility is based on the EFC calculated on the FAFSA.

How do I apply?

  • Complete the FAFSA by June 30

Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

The FSEOG program is administered directly by Earlham’s Office of Financial Aid. Pell Grant recipients are given preference for these need-based funds with grants up to $2,500.

How do I apply?

  • Complete the FAFSA by June 30


The Commission for Higher Education is dedicated to making college affordable for all Indiana residents. The commission offers awards based on need, achievement and merit. Review the programs below to learn more.

Additional Indiana scholarships and grants

How do I apply?

  • Complete the FAFSA by April 10

More information and resources

Earlham is a community like no other. Our students and faculty are partners in learning, seeking truth wherever truth may lead. Learn more about Earlham at the links below.

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