How much money does a Pell Grant give you?

Answer The maximum amount for a Pell Grant for 2010 is $5,500, but this amount may be lower, depending on your financial need as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and your... Read More »

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What Happens to the Pell Grant Money I Don't Use?

The federal government provides the U.S. Department of Education with an annual allotment of funds intended for use in the Federal Pell Grant program. The U.S. Department of Education distributes t... Read More »

To Whom Does the Pell Grant Money Go?

Federal Pell grants are the foundation of the government's financial aid program for low-income students planning to attend institutions of higher learning. Unlike federal student loan programs, Pe... Read More »

What can Pell Grant money be used for?

According to the U.S. Department of Education, the Pell Grant is for undergraduate students who have not yet received a bachelor's degree. Students who demonstrate financial need can use the grant ... Read More »

What is the maximum amount of money available on a Pell Grant?

The maximum amount of money available on a Pell Grant is $5,550 for the 2010-2011 award year. The actual amount received will depend on financial need, tuition costs, and the student's full-time o... Read More »