Consumer Disclosure: The goal of this website is to help you find a perfect match for continued education. This short questionnaire is designed to give you an idea of what some of the criteria is for the Pelle Grant. Different types of aid (private scholarships, state grants, etc.) have different rules, called eligibility criteria, to determine who gets the aid. Some of the criteria are being a US Citizen or legal resident, completing high school or getting a GED first, and fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.