Pell Grants

The Basics

The California Pell Grant is used for attending college. The Pell Grant is one of the most popular forms of financial aid for undergraduate students. It is free money that you do not have to pay back. However, students who leave school early may have to give the money back to the school.

The Pell Grant is for students with the most financial need, and there is no deadline to apply. The amount can change depending on changes in your life.

The Pell Grant is funded by the United States Department of Education. Unlike loans, grants do not have to be paid back after graduation.

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