On this page, you'll find proposals that include recommendations for expanding or altering the Federal Pell Grant Program.
Sponsor: Rep. Levin [D-MI]
Sponsor: Sen. Kaine [D-VA]
NASFAA Summary & Analysis: This bill would expand Pell Grant eligibility to short-term education and training programs. The bill would amend the Higher Education Act to expand Pell Grant eligibility to students enrolled in high-quality job training programs that are at least eight weeks in length and lead to industry-recognized credentials and certificates. Additionally, eligible training or education programs must offer training that meets the needs of the local or regional workforce.
Publication Date: 5/24/2021