In order to apply for a Pell Grant online, you must fill out a FAFSA with all the necessary tax information for yourself, your parents, and/or any guardians. You should have all your tax and personal identification infor... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

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

Students are eligible for federal Pell Grants if they are U.S. citizens or qualified resident aliens enrolled in college undergraduate or teacher certification programs, reports Federal Student Aid. The amount of aid dep... 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 »

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

The U.S Department of Education publishes a chart with information on Pell Grant eligibility through its Information for Financial Aid Professionals website. This chart displays the estimated grant amounts that students ... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending

Students can use the financial aid calculator at the Federal Student Aid website to calculate an estimate of federal aid, including an estimate for a Pell Grant, the Department of Education advises. The calculator, or FA... More » Business & Finance Credit & Lending