On this page, you'll find proposals that include recommendations for expanding or altering the Federal Pell Grant Program.
There have been no new Pell Grant bills in the current session of Congress.
Legislative Tracker Overview | Archive: Pell Grants
Publication Date: 2/24/2021
New Bill Would Make Community College Free for All, Double Maximum Pell Grant Award
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Appropriations Hearing Highlights Role and Needs of Community Colleges
Demographic Changes and Pandemic Fallout Could Alter Higher Ed Enrollment Trends
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What the White House’s Fiscal Year 2022 Delayed Budget Proposal Means for Higher Ed
Pop Quiz – How Does a School Award Aid for Repeated Coursework in the Same Term?
Double Pell Letter
NASFAA Joins a Thousand Plus Higher Ed Organizations, Institutions in Urging Congress to Double the Pell Grant
Pell Restoration for Incarcerated Students Working Group Charter
Legislative Tracker Archive: Pell Grants
Following Latest Projections, Report Indicates Pell Grant Program in Danger of Facing Funding Cliff
Pop Quiz – Can We Award Summer Pell as a Header School for R2T4?
Removal of Number in College Yields More Equitable, Simple Application Process
Appropriations Act Restores Pell Eligibility to Incarcerated Students, Establishes Eligibility Guidelines for Prison Education Program
Investing in Our Future
2023-24 Federal Methodology Flowchart
Stronger Federal-State Partnership Needed to Combat Pandemic-Induced Higher Ed Funding Turmoil, Report Argues
Part 690: Federal Pell Grant Program
Expansion of Short-Term Pell Grants at Experimental Sites Led to Enrollment and Completion Increases, Report Finds
College Pricing and Student Aid Reports Capture Pre-Pandemic Trends, With Warning Signs About COVID’s Impact
Federal Pell Grants and Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant
Federal Pell Grants and Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant Test
Rep. Shalala Addresses Federal Higher Education Policy in Post-COVID World
FAFSA Renewal Declines Have More Than Doubled Since Before Pandemic
Is the Pell Grant Reserve Fund in Trouble?
Bloomberg Targets Institutional Cost, Quality in Higher Ed Platform