Ensure Pell Grant Dollars Remain Available for Needy Students
Pell FY 2017
For community college students, the Federal Pell Grant program remains by far the most important student aid program. Pell Grants assist more than seven million postsecondary students each year, and approximately one-third of these students attend community colleges. Pell Grants represent the federal government’s commitment to ensuring that qualified students from all income levels are able to afford college.
As Congress considers federal funding for fiscal year (FY) 2017, urge your Members of Congress to protect the Pell Grant surplus, are restore access to year-round Pell.