The Center Presses Congress to Raise the Maximum Pell Award

#DoublePell Alliance / March 22, 2023

Female Latin student raising hand in class

Raising the maximum Pell award to $13,000 is an effective, targeted way to make college more affordable and lower student debt burdens for millions of students. A postsecondary credential or degree is an increasingly necessary gateway to economic opportunity, and a strong Pell Grant is critical to ensuring that students from all financial backgrounds can participate and grow a strong, diverse economy.