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Pell Grant Budget Scoring Rule

The Federal Pell Grant Budget Scoring Rule refers to a 2006 provision aimed at preventing the underfunding of the program in its annual budget appropriation. Mandatory vs. Discretionary Funding Problem While…

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Pell Grants

The Federal Pell Grant Program refers to the main source of federal higher education financial support to needy students. Congress established the Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Program, later renamed the Pell…

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Perkins Loans

The Perkins Loan program is separate and distinct from Stafford loans. Loans are made to students from lower income families by a participating college or university. Schools have some discretion…