DID YOU HEAR THE NEWS? PELL IS GOING UP

2017-2018 Award Year Pell Grant Increased

Celebrity Fed, Jeff Baker announced that the maximum Pell Grant for the 2017-2018 award year will be $5,920.00, an increase of $105.00 from the 2016-2017 maximum Pell Grant award amount. According to the oddly short announcement posted on the IFAP website on September 30, 2016, FSA plans to publish the Pell Grant Payment and Disbursement Schedules by the middle of October and implement system, web and software modifications that will reflect the 2017-2018 awards thereafter.