How do I apply for the Pell Grant?
Just fill out the FAFSA. Most schools require this form anyway
and the school will automatically check to see if you are eligible
when they receive your FAFSA.
What happens if I get the Pell Grant and then I have to leave
You must check with the school's withdrawal policy to see if
you have attended enough school to keep the money (and not have
to pay it back).
What if I did not attend enough school?
If your school's policy says that you did not attend enough
school, you must pay all or a part of the Pell Grant back to
What will happen if I do not pay it back?
You will not be able to receive any financial aid at any school
in the nation until that money is paid back.
How much can I get?
maximum Pell Grant amount for the 2008-2009 school year is $4,731.
maximum Pell Grant for the 2008-2009 school year is also $4,731.
Is there a separate deadline or separate application for the
No, the FAFSA is your application for the Pell and the Pell
deadline is the same as the deadline for the FAFSA: June 30,
2009 for the 2008-2009 school year, and June 30, 2010 for the
2009-2010 school year.