A Federal Pell Grant provides need-based grants that do not have to be repaid to low-income students. They are typically awarded to individuals who have not yet earned an undergraduate or professional degree. Approximate... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

The United States Federal Grant Department coordinates actions between grant-administering federal agencies and grant applicants to give grant seekers a centralized, easily accessible location to locate and apply for fed... More »

Many federal grants for senior citizens are listed on the Federal Grants Wire and the Foundation Center websites. The Federal Grants Wire maintains an archive of federal government grants and loans, and the Foundation Ce... More » Government & Politics Social Services
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As of 2015, the U.S. Congress mandates a standard formula that determines an individual's financial need for receiving a Federal Pell Grant based on criteria such as the student's and parents' income and assets, the stat... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

Programs that provide free government grant money for education include the Federal Pell Grant, the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant and the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

A Pell Grant does not have to be repaid because it is not a loan. These federal funds can be paid to the school, to the recipient or a combination of both. The typical recipient is an undergraduate student who does not h... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

To be eligible to receive a Pell grant, vocational and undergraduate students must be accepted for enrollment or enrolled in a program for a recognized educational credential at a participating postsecondary institution,... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending