Multiple Sources

Campuses and Organizations Call for Doubling the Pell Grant

March 26, 2021

Nearly 1,200 organizations, colleges and universities, including NAICU, called on Congress to double the Pell Grant maximum award in a letter delivered to Members of Congress on Thursday.
Below are links to the letter, a statement from NAICU President Barbara K. Mistick, D.M., and media coverage:
Letter to Members of Congress
NAICU President’s Statement
Media coverage:
Colleges Want Congress to Double Aid to Low-Income Students  (March 25, 2021)
Advocates Renew Push to Double the Pell Grant (March 26, 2021)
Double Pell! 1,200 Colleges, Advocates Ask Congress to Act
University (March 25, 2021)
The Economic Case for Doubling the Pell Grant
Brookings (February 17, 2021)

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