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Temple University Grant


  • Temple University Grants (TUG) are University-funded, need-based grants for full-time (12 credits or more) students pursuing their first bachelor’s degree.
  • Temple University Grants (TUG) are not guaranteed to continue year to year, or for the same amount. The amount of the grant can change year to year as your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the FAFSA changes year to year, or as other grants and scholarships are added to your financial aid package.  
  • Students may receive a maximum of 8 full-time semester grants.
  • To apply for the Temple University grant a student must submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and by accepted by the University no later than March 1st of each academic year. 
  • Continuing students must comply with Temple University’s Satisfactory Academic Progress standards
  • Temple University employee dependents receiving Tuition Remission are not eligible to receive the Temple University grant (TUG). 
  • You must report additional funding sources not listed on your award letter, including Tuition Remission, University or non-University scholarships and grants such as Academic Merit scholarships, outside Scholarships, and Grants from all sources to Student Financial Services (SFS).  These awards will likely impact your current financial aid package and eligibility for funding, (i.e.; Temple University Grant, Federal, and State Grants and Federal Student Loans). Temple University Grant (TUG) will be reduced or eliminated if we learn of outside scholarship after you are initially packaged. If your financial aid package does change you will be notified via your Temple University e-mail account when the revised award letter is ready to view in Self-Service Banner.
  • Enrollment changes during the first few weeks of the semester (drop/add) can affect a student's Temple University grant eligibility. Notify the Student Financial Services office if you are considering reducing your enrollment.