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 »

When should I get a pell grant?

You need to educate yourself in the way financial aid works, first of all. I'm adding a link you need to read. For some reason, Univ of Phoenix students arent well versed in this. You don't quali... Read More »