What exactly does the government PELL grant for college students cover ?

Answer It depends on how much you get. Some only get a few hundred dollars, which goes towards your tuition and fees. Some people qualify for the full amount (4,731 a year) and this can be used to pay m... Read More »

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Will the government increase the pell grants for college students?

The pell grant is set to increase for the next 5 years. It is expected to be about 5,000 towards the end. Also, they have slightly increased the efc range in order to allow students with higher e... Read More »

What does a pell grant cover?

I've been told that the pell grant is basically for books, school supplies, and whatever else you need!

Does the pell grant cover all tuition?

On One Hand: Using a Pell Grant to Pay Tuition ExpensesWhether or not a Pell Grant will cover tuition depends on (1) your eligibility for the grant, (2) the amount awarded to you, (3) whether your ... Read More »

Does a pell grant cover this?

It doesn't matter if your courses are online or not. The Pell grant amount will be the same. For 09-10 the max Pell grant is 5,350 for the year if you attend full time. (Half of this money in th... Read More »