Current or future college students interested in applying for a Pell Grant must meet the eligibility criteria for receiving federal student aid. Eligibility involves meeting certain personal, educational and financial re... More » Education Colleges & Universities

In the 2015 fiscal year, the Pell Grant provided financial aid to over 8 million undergraduate students. The Pell Grant program receives the largest share of the federal education program budget, and it awarded over $30 ... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Felons may qualify for some housing grants depending on the nature of the crime of which they were convicted and how many grants the program has available, according to The Minnesota Second Chance Coalition. Federal Stud... More »

Apply for a Pell grant by first completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid online. From there, the government decides on whether you qualify for the grant based on the information you provide. More » Education Colleges & Universities

A Pell Grant is a type of federal financial student aid that does not have to be repaid. It is usually awarded to an undergraduate student who has not earned a professional or bachelor's degree. More » Education Colleges & Universities

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

To be eligible for a Pell Grant, a student must show financial need, reports Federal Student Aid. Although most Pell Grant recipients are undergraduates who have not yet received degrees, students in teacher certificatio... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending