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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How much money do I have to make to qualify for a Pell Grant?

There is not a minimum income requirement for a Pell Grant. The My Pell Grant website says nearly all students with an aggregate household income under $20,000 receive the benefits if they meet the... 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 »

Does Pell Grant money count for child support?

Pell Grants are need-based grants issued to students by the federal government based on a wide range of criteria including the cost of attending a college or university and the expected family cont... Read More »

Does the Federal Pell Grant cover only tuition Can you get extra money?

Jesus:The money for your Pell Grant is sent directly to the school, where they will use it to pay what you owe for tuition and fees. Once you've satisfied your account balance, any remaining funds ... Read More »