Press Release/Statement | December 15, 2011

House FY2012 Spending Bill Eliminates Pell Grants for More than 100,000 Students Next Year

The House FY2012 appropriations bill, filed on December 14, 2011 includes an immediate retroactive limit on Pell Grant eligibility that would eliminate access to these crucial grants for more than 100,000 students nationwide, including those near graduation. The proposed limit would disproportionately harm African-American students and transfer students, including those near graduation.

Read the press release