Pell Grant Question-Enrollment?

Answer You do not have to be enrolled in college to APPLY for the Pell grant. People who are wanting to start college in the fall (7 months away) are applying now and they are not enrolled yet. However,... Read More »

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Question about pell grant?

There are 13 dependency status questions on the fafsa and none of them have anything to do with you "claiming yourself" on your taxes. (It is a common WRONG assumption that not being a "dependent"... Read More »

Pell Grant Question(will I be able to miss a semester)?

You get awarded a Pell grant for you and your family being poor. If you quit school to go to work, then when you DO decide to go back to school.... you will have earned money. Obviously more than... Read More »

FAFSA Question SAR ready. EFC 5320. How come I'm not elegible for a Fed Pell Grant!! HELP PLZ!?

Unfortunately, your expenses or "quality of life" isn't taken into account when calculating your Pell eligibility. A doctor or a lawyer with a $8,000 a month house payment may also live "paycheck ... Read More »

How old do you have to be to get a Pell Grant?

When determining eligibility for the Pell grant, there is no minimum age requirment. To apply, you only need to be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident who has a high school diploma or GED. Y... Read More »