Do Pell Grants have to be paid back?

Answer A Pell Grant, a government grant awarded to college students based on financial need, does not need to be paid back in most situations. However, in some cases where a student's financial circumstan... Read More »

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Can You Receive a Pell Grant If You Have Not Paid Student Loans Back Yet?

The Pell Grant is a federal program that helps college students with financial need who have not yet completed a bachelor's degree. Unlike loans, Pell Grants do not have to be repaid. There are sev... Read More »

How many Pell Grants can one have?

You can receive a Pell Grant from only one school at a time and usually receive one Pell Grant per term. The number of Pell Grant disbursements you will receive depends on how many terms your schoo... Read More »

Do Pell Grants have to be repaid?

Unlike Federal Perkins Loans, Pell Grants do not need to be repaid. The Federal Pell Grant program provides need-based money to qualifying students for college education. More than 5,400 colleges a... Read More »

Does anyone know little you have to earn in order to get pell grants for college?

It is actually dependent upon several factors including parents income (if not a qualified independent student), your income, family size, number of exemptions on the 1040 form, home mortgage size,... Read More »