Pell Grants

Pell Grants

President Joe Biden standing in front of a big blue sign that says "Investing in America.
Mar 10, 2023
The administration also wants $90 billion over 10 years to make two years of community college free.


March 10, 2023
The administration also wants $90 billion over 10 years to make two years of community college free.
June 15, 2022
A new Economic Mobility Index highlights postgraduation outcomes of colleges that serve high numbers of low-income students.
May 31, 2022
Report finds incarcerated women enrolled in college programs at high rates but lagged in earning degrees in prison during the 2020–21 academic year. Scholars and program leaders say these students face unique barriers to completing college inside.
January 26, 2022
U.S. Department of Education has started a program review to study financial aid practices at Ohio’s Eastern Gateway Community College.
July 2, 2021
A community college system leader and a higher education policy expert discuss the pros and cons of expanding the main federal financial aid program to include eight-week vocational programs.
April 22, 2021
Underestimating the value of short-term credentials.
November 18, 2020
The Texas flagship university is seeing an increase in low-income enrollment at a time when many higher education experts are worried that the most vulnerable students are putting their educations on hold.
July 22, 2020
Senator Lamar Alexander proposed a sweeping change that would simplify applying for federal student aid while allowing many to make no or smaller monthly student loan payments.
February 19, 2020
Initiative aimed at increasing Pell-eligible student enrollment at high-performing colleges is doing well. But a sudden plateau in progress shows hard choices colleges may need to make to move forward.
February 3, 2020
UT Austin to receive $100 million from Dell Foundation to fund nontuition expenses for Pell Grant recipients, as well as extra supports to get them to graduation day.


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