Status Summary

04/16/2021 Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor. (Updated: 4/23/21)

Legislative Session



In Progress


Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L.

This act would extend students' lifetime Pell Grant eligibility to 16 semesters (it is currently capped at 12). Additionally, the act would allow those who received a Pell Grant award during their undergraduate education to utilize their remaining Pell Grant eligibility for their graduate degrees.