How long can I receive the Pell Grant?

Answer According to the U.S. Department of Education, a student is eligible to receive a federal Pell Grant for the period of time required to complete his first undergraduate baccalaureate course of stud... Read More »

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How often can I receive the federal Pell grant?

According to the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) website, an undergraduate student may receive a Pell Grant for 18 semesters through his entire life. There are very few exceptions ... Read More »

Can I still receive a Pell Grant with a CDV waiver?

You can apply for both the Pell Grant and the Children of a Disabled Veterans (CDV) Remission of Fees. The Pell Grant is a federal scholarship, while the CDV waiver is an exclusive scholarship of t... Read More »

I receive Federal Pell Grant... Can my husband also?

Yes he sure can, and it won't affect yours. My husband and I have both had pell grants.

Is there a limit on the amount you can receive from a Pell Grant?

The maximum Pell Grant award is set every granting year. For the 2010-11 academic year, this maximum award was $5,550. It is possible to receive two consecutive Pell Grants within a single granting... Read More »