FL Students Will Get A Bump In Federal Pell Grants For College ExpensesJuly 9, 2019 |
by Lloyd Dunkelberger
Florida students struggling to pay college tuition and fees will get a little help from the federal government this year.
The maximum award for Pell grants, which help pay for tuition for low-income students, increased to $6,195 on July 1, according to the U.S. Department of Education. It represents an 0.16 percent increase over the $6,095 maximum award in the 2018-19 academic year.