pell grant http://michiganradio.org en Eliminating summer pell grant money http://michiganradio.org/post/eliminating-summer-pell-grant-money <p>Undergraduate students won&rsquo;t be able to rely on pell grant money for summer study starting next school year. &nbsp;The <a href="https://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/PellGrants.jsp?tab=funding">pell grant program</a> provides students with funds that do not have to be repaid. &nbsp;Linda Grimshaw is with Financial Aid at <a href="http://www.umflint.edu/">University of Michigan-Flint</a>. She says in 2009-2010, students could receive this additional pell grant funding for spring and summer study if they were enrolled in school at least half time.</p> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 13:48:22 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 3147 at http://michiganradio.org Eliminating summer pell grant money Changes to Pell Grant program may leave Michigan college students felling shortchanged http://michiganradio.org/post/changes-pell-grant-program-may-leave-michigan-college-students-felling-shortchanged <P>Michigan college students might have a more difficult time affording summer school classes.&nbsp;&nbsp;There’s a debate in Congress that might put restrictions on one certain type of federal tuition assistance.&nbsp;</P> <P><A href="http://www2.ed.gov/programs/fpg/index.html">Pell&nbsp;Grants </A>help many financially needy students afford college classes.&nbsp;&nbsp; For example, 15 hundred Wayne State University students used their Pell grants to pay for classes last summer.&nbsp;&nbsp;</P> <P>But <A href="http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5h-Fwqg8GIAw-oLWUl_sy6Vq5CT_w?do Mon, 14 Feb 2011 22:11:19 +0000 Steve Carmody 1286 at http://michiganradio.org Changes to Pell Grant program may leave Michigan college students felling shortchanged