Can I Get a Pell Grant for Graduate School?

Written by Michael Bennet

Getting a Pell Grant for graduate school is possible, although more difficult when compared to applying as an undergraduate student. This is because the Pell Grant was designed to benefit mostly undergraduate students, and was not created for graduate students to gain eligibility. Students that already have a bachelor’s degree are typically denied the ability […]

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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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