How to Determine the EFC Score for a Pell Grant?

Answer The Expected Family Contribution is not the amount of money you will have to pay for your college education, nor is it how much financial aid you will get when you apply for college. It is a number... Read More »

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How to Determine Pell Grant Qualifications?

Pell grants are educational grants given by the federal government. They are awarded mainly on the basis of a student's financial need. The maximum amount a student can receive is $5,550 for the 20... Read More »

I just filed my fafsa and rec'd a score of 10 EFC BUT I am not eligible for the Pell Grant. Why?

There are a couple of reasons why you might not... check for errors.. Do you already have a bachelors degree? (4 Year college degree after high school) If you don't, did you say you did on one of... Read More »

Pell grant?

A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Generally, Pell Grants are awarded only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s or professional degree. (A prof... Read More »

EFC Pell Grant?

First of all "financial aid" can can include more than the Pell grant. Student loans are also financial aid and anyone can get them regardless of income.Also, 21K for a single person is really not... Read More »