Tag: Pell Grants

National Urban League Report Focuses on Non-Traditional African American College Students

The authors of the report conclude that the Pell Grant program needs to be greatly expanded to meet the financial needs of non-traditional students. Also, institutions must create a "culture of completion."

House GOP Budget Targets the Pell Grant Program

Under the GOP plan, the maximum Pell Grant award would be frozen for the next decade at $5,730. And it would eliminate Pell grant eligibility for some part-time college students.

Thousands of African American College Students Face Losing Their Pell Grants

The new rules eliminate Pell Grants for college students who do not have a high school diploma and for those who have been in college for more than six years.

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