I’m sure you’ve already heard that President Obama is on the educational front and helping mom’s go back to school with government assistance. Many people have head that he has increased the Pell Grant, but how do you get the grant? Is there a pre-requisite? Here is what you need in order to get help for going back to school.
How To Apply for Federal Assistance For Educational Purposes
The first thing to do is to fill out the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Go to your school counselor or go online to obtain an application. You will get a Student Aid Report (SAR) in return. In this you will see what grants you are eligible for. The Pell Grant is one of the grants listed in the SAR. Simply follow the instructions on the SAR to obtain the Pell Grant. Financial need for the Pell Grant is based on the institution fee for your choice school, your income and assets.For more information on the Pell Grant, go here.
Who Is Eligible For Obama’s Government Aid
All high school students are eligible as well as moms and single moms. This is a great opportunity for the working mom or for the mom who wants a better job. Getting a college education will open the doors to better jobs and careers.