The Critical Federal Pell Grant Eligibility Criteria

Written by Michael Bennet

The federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria for the 2012-13 school year have been modified slightly due to the enactment of the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act, or SAFRA. This bill was included as part of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, and was signed into law on March 30, 2010 by […]

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The Federal Pell Grant Requirements

Written by Michael Bennet

The federal Pell Grant requirements that will allow you to become eligible for this award can be separated into two distinct categories. First you must be able to demonstrate the appropriate level of financial need, and this is determined primarily via your expected family contribution, or EFC. Your EFC is calculated from certain kinds of […]

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Determining Eligibility for the Federal Pell Grant Program

Written by Michael Bennet

To determine your Pell Grant eligibility you must keep in mind the primary reason why the Pell Grant was instituted in the first place—to give students that couldn’t otherwise afford college the financial aid they need to get a higher education. The federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria therefore falls in line primarily in accordance with […]

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