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SAA Request Increases to Pell, Various Student Aid Funding

The Student Aid Alliance, of which AAU is a member, sent a letter to Congressional Appropriations leaders thanking them for their efforts to support student aid funding programs in FY20, and asking for their continued support in FY21. The Alliance requests increased funding for various student aid funding, including: setting the Pell Grant maximum award to $7,000; funding Supplemental Opportunity Grants to $1.052 billion; providing $1.467 billion for Federal Work-Study; increasing Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need to at least $35 million; and others.

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