2018 OMNIBUS BILL HEADS TO PRESIDENT’S DESK FOR SIGNATURE

The omnibus bill has been passed by both the House and the Senate and now awaits the President’s signature to become law.  Highlights of the bill’s student aid funding enhancements include:

  • Maximum Pell Grant for 2018-19 to increase by $175 to $6095.00
  • SEOG funding to increase $107M to $840M
  • FWS funding to increase $140M to $1.13B

For more information about other aid program appropriations included in the bill, check out this article from Inside Higher Ed