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AAU, Associations Urge Congress to Double Maximum Pell Grant Award

AAU joined over 300 organizations and nearly 900 colleges and universities on a letter urging Members of Congress to double the maximum Pell Grant award and permanently index the award to inflation to ensure its value does not decrease over time. The letter says that this would “boost college enrollment, improve graduation rates, and honor the history and value of these grants as the keystone federal investment in college affordability.”

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