Summer Pell May Help Community Colleges MostJuly 6, 2017 |
by Ryan Delaney
Federal financial aid for low-income students that’s now available all year could push more students through community colleges faster and increase the likelihood of them earning a degree.
The U.S. Department of Education announced the return of year-round Pell Grants for the fiscal year that began July 1. And with large portions of students studying at community colleges eligible for the grant program, it could increase summer enrollment figures.