Pell Grants related articles

National Urban League Report Focuses on Non-Traditional African American College Students

National Urban League Report Focuses on Non-Traditional African American College Students

The authors of the report conclude that the Pell Grant program needs to be greatly expanded to meet the financial needs of non-traditional students. Also, institutions must create a “culture of completion.”

House GOP Budget Targets the Pell Grant Program

House GOP Budget Targets the Pell Grant Program

Under the GOP plan, the maximum Pell Grant award would be frozen for the next decade at $5,730. And it would eliminate Pell grant eligibility for some part-time college students.

Thousands of African American College Students Face Losing Their Pell Grants

Thousands of African American College Students Face Losing Their Pell Grants

The new rules eliminate Pell Grants for college students who do not have a high school diploma and for those who have been in college for more than six years.