A Recent Pell Grant Increase Explained

Written by Michael Bennet

A Pell Grant increase can mean many things, but it is almost always associated with an increase in the eligibility standards for the award, or with an increase in the available award amounts for a particular school year. This current academic year has seen a Pell Grant increase in both of these areas with the […]

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Pell Grant Reform and Future Via SAFRA

Written by Michael Bennet

The Pell Grant is continuing to evolve on a yearly basis, with recent changes being handed down as a part of the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (HR 3221), or SAFRA. This new legislation was included in the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, and was passed on March 30, 2010 by […]

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A Brief Pell Grant History

Written by Michael Bennet

The Higher Education Act of 1965 was created in order to provide financial assistance to those who were attending college during this time period, and to those who were going to be getting a postsecondary education in the future. While the Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants were the focus of this bill back during its […]

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