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Author(s):Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education
Title:Academic competitiveness grant
Organization:Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education
Short Description:An Academic Competitiveness Grant will provide up to $750 for the first year of undergraduate study and up to $1,300 for the second year of undergraduate study to full-time students who are eligible for a Federal Pell Grant and who had successfully completed a rigorous high school program, as determined by the state or local education agency and recognized by the Secretary of Education.
Annotation:An Academic Competitiveness Grant will provide up to $750 for the first year of undergraduate study and up to $1,300 for the second year of undergraduate study to full-time students who are eligible for a Federal Pell Grant and who had successfully completed a rigorous high school program, as determined by the state or local education agency and recognized by the Secretary of Education. Second year students must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Financial Aid
High School
Need-based Aid
Pell Grants
Preparation/College Readiness

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