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Federal Student Aid Federal Pell Grant

The Federal Student Aid Federal Pell Grant is a Stipend sponsored by Federal Student Aid.

Award Information:

Amount of Stipend:
Application Deadline: 30-Jun
Requirements: Applicant must be enrolled as a regular student in an eligible program of study at a participating institution. Applicant must show financial need. An award amount is set by the student's need as determined by a standardized formula and the cost of attendance at the student's school. FAFSA required.
Eligibility: College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Federal Student Aid
Federal Stafford Student Loan Program, P.O. Box 84
Washington, DC 20044
Phone Number: 1 800 433 3243

You can find out more by contacting:


It is important to check out any material provided for the stipend. Getting the greatest odds of success will follow from first understanding the qualifications and then determining if you qualify. Prior to starting, try to recognize the reason for involvement of the Federal Student Aid and what they hope to achieve with the Federal Pell Grant. After making sure you satisfy the prerequisites, figure out if you have a reasonable chance of being awarded the stipend. If you think that you have a decent shot of actually being a recipient of the Federal Pell Grant, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

An important part of applying for the stipend is filling out the application correctly. Applications can sometimes be time consuming and tiresome, but you shouldn't underestimate how important it is that the forms are filled out correctly and thoroughly. Avoid mistakes that might make you be bumped because of some minor point.

After filing, it's important to know when the Federal Pell Grant distributes the resources in order to know whether or not you will be able to count on the stipend to help meet your financial needs and what assistance it will provide, stipulations may exist on what expenses are covered by the Federal Pell Grant. It can be difficult to cover the increasing costs of education, and obtaining the Federal Pell Grant to defray some of the costs can provide significant support. Even if you don't obtain the Federal Pell Grant, don't give up, there are other stipends for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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