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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The Federal Pell Grant Program Properly Deciphered

Written by Michael Bennet

The Pell Grant program was created in 1972 as an amendment to the Higher Education Act, and was originally called the Basic Educational Opportunity Act until it was renamed in 1980 after the Rhode Island Senator Claiborne Pell. It was originally created to provide financial aid to those who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford […]

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What Is A Pell Grant?

Written by Michael Bennet

The Pell Grant is a federal educational grant that is designed to benefit undergraduate students that demonstrate a high financial need for aid to attend college. Although some graduate programs do qualify for Pell Grant aid, it is mostly given to students who are pursuing their first bachelor’s degree, and because it is a grant, […]

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