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  • I didn't get a Pell Grant for some reason, why?

    I applied for financial aid months ago but didn't get awarded the Pell Grant. I thought this was weird because I'm a veteran and everyone I know who has gotten out of the military has received at least a portion of the Pell Grant. I did receive the MAP...

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    The Pell Grant is a Federal grant solely based on financial need to meet the costs of your total tution...

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  • --really--- need some help on answering pell grant question?

    I just started college again after being out of school for 20 years. I’m on disability and have been working very hard to get through the material. The problem is some of the classes they have put me in were based on ACT scores from 20 years ago...

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    The two points at issue here are: 1.GPA 2.Satisfactory Academic progress (which means a good enough...

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  • How do Federal Pell Grants Work? Am I Guaranteed a Grant?

    When I filled out my FAFSA for the 2009-2010 school year, my EFC was 1,970. The letter said " Based on your EFC of 01970, you appear to be eligible to receive a Federal Pell Grant of up to $3400 for the 2009-2010 school year. " I then Recieved...

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    Brittany: Your EFC score is nothing more than index of your financial aid need. Every aid applicant...

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  • Do I need to report Pell Grant money received after the grant period?

    Last year I had some trouble with getting my 2010 taxes finished, so it was only in January that they were finally filed, and I could finalize my FAFSA application for this current 2011-2012 award year. I wasn't in a rush because I hadn't been able to...

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    you do not report your pell grant on your fafsa or on your income tax returns. don't make it harder...

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  • Can I get my pell grant sent directly to me?

    I am currently living in Tucson, AZ but sometime within the next couple months to at the most 1 year moving back home to Macomb County, MI. Anyway, I am a middle aged adult and now the the kids are somewhat grown I would like to take a few classes. We...

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    1. You can't get the Pell grant to come directly to you. If you qualify for it, it will be sent to your...

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  • Pell Grant check question?

    I am going to be starting my second semester in community college on Feb 18. Last semester, I got a single check with the Pell Grant, CAL Grant, AND Work-Study amounts all listed on the same check. It took a month and a half after school started for...

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    Every school does things differently yet most things do stay the same. I also go to a Community college...

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  • Why Won't My School Give Me A Pell Grant Book Voucher?

    I am a student at Dekalb Technical College and I am having a problem. I went to the bookstore and asked if there was a way they could credit my book purchase to my account and the cashier said that I have to pay cash. I made it very clear that after...

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    The policies of Dekalb Technical College can differ from the policies at other schools of higher education...

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  • SMART Grant with Pell Grant with Work Study?

    I received a Federal Pell Grant and Federal Work Study (FWS). Is it possible to still obtain the SMART Grant? Federal Pell Grant + FWS + SMART -> exceeds my EFC. Federal Pell Grant + SMART -> does not exceed my EFC. If it is possible to obtain...

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    You can get finanical aid in excess of your EFC. (An EFC is just a code the school uses to determine...

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  • Taxes and Scholarships..Bright Futures?

    I'm completely confused on how to report this on my taxes. Last year it worked out and I just barely got by without having to owe taxes. I made under I think $9,000 from working two jobs. I got back about the same amount in scholarships total. I know...

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    Add up your education expenses (tuition, but NOT books). Add up your scholarships *and* the Pell Grant...

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