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Author(s):Mercer, C
Title:Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
Organization:Congressional Research Service
Short Description:This report analyzes selected characteristics of Pell recipients and the estimated impact upon these recipients and the costs of the program as the maximum appropriated award is increased.
Annotation:This report analyzes selected characteristics of Pell recipients and the estimated impact upon these recipients and the costs of the program as the maximum appropriated award is increased. This is followed by a discussion of select legislative proposals to increase the maximum award and the Administration’s budget request for FY2006.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Borrowing/Student Debt
College Access Legislation
Financial Aid
Low-Income Students
Need-based Aid
Pell Grants

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