Federal Academic Competitiveness Grant
Federal Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG)
The Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG) is a federal grant program awarded to first year (Freshmen) and second year (Sophomore) students. To receive the ACG grant a first year student must be receiving a PELL grant, must be enrolled as a full-time student, must be a U.S. citizen, and must have graduated from a rigorous High School Program in 2006. To receive the ACG grant a second year student must meet the criteria of a first year student with a graduation date after January 1, 2005. In addition a second year student must also have completed 24 college credit hours and earned at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average (gpa) by the beginning of his/her second year.
Award Range: $375-$650 per semester