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Increased Pell Grant Qualification

Word from Washington, D.C. has brought good news for the increased number of students that will qualify for a federal Pell Grant starting next academic year. The threshold for Pell Grant eligibility has been raised to $5,273 of Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from $4,617. For full-time students the minimum Pell Grant will be $550 and the maximum Pell Grant for students with a zero EFC will be $5,550.

Publication Date: April 2010

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