Where Can I Get My Pell Grant Check?

Written by Michael Bennet

This is another question that students often have, and realistically speaking the answer depends on the particular student’s situation. This is because some students never have to get their Pell Grant check at all, and rather have their aid allocated automatically by their school’s financial aid department towards any outstanding balances that may already be […]

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Going Over the Pell Grant Payment Schedule

Written by Michael Bennet

A student’s Pell Grant payment schedule is something that students should at least have a general understanding of, as most Pell Grant aid is disbursed in a unique way that students may not be familiar with. This is because instead of receiving a check in the mail like a student would expect to receive with […]

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Accessing Your Pell Grant Funding

Written by Michael Bennet

Most students understand that the Pell Grant can provide them with up to 5,645 dollars per year to put towards their college expenses, but many fail to understand some of the critical intricacies of this federal award. The reality is that most Pell Grant funding is quickly utilized on tuition and various living expenses, and […]

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Defining a Pell Grant Overpayment

Written by Michael Bennet

A Pell Grant overpayment describes a situation where a particular student may have received Pell Grant aid when they weren’t supposed to. This typically happens when a student drops out of school, although it can also happen when certain types of financial aid weren’t reported to the college, and when there were errors made by […]

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Receiving a Pell Grant Disbursement

Written by Michael Bennet

Receiving a Pell Grant disbursement will be dependent on the decision that is made by your school’s financial aid department once you have qualified for the award. Your college should have detailed the award amounts you would be receiving as a result of the Pell Grant in your official financial aid award package. Pell Grant […]

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