Mostly students ask questions about Pell Grants and include a term ‘What is the eligibility criteria to get Pell Grant with military benefits?’. Can a person getting retirement or disability get the veteran education benefits along with military benefits?
So here is the answer about Pell Grant Question that a person can get Pell Grant with military benefits, but some conditions apply here in this case. There are few reasons, which lead a student or person to get Pell Grant with full military benefits. When it comes to Pell Grants eligibility criteria for Military Benefits, the financial aid department consider your application under special circumstances, which are appended below.
The students who want to received the money of Pell Grants with military benefits should keep in mind one thing that Pell Grants can’t be reduced or measured on the basis of other received aids. Whereas the other student financial aid packages are concerned like Smart Grants/ACG, Subsidized Stafford Loans and Campus Based Loan, they can be reduced whenever your apply for the financial aid from both packages. But the students with an eligible EFC are very much appreciated in giving the financial aid through Pell Grant packages.
When you apply for a Pell Grant with Military Benefits and submit your application for Pell Grant in the department of student financial aid, your Pell Grant amount is not calculated on the basis income calculations of a student’s guardian or family. Fortunately in 2009 and according to a new law imposed in United States, these little things are not been considered in giving educational benefits to students. The Estimated Financial Assistance by a college, where you are getting education, is also not counted in granting Pell Grant.
According to a special report on Student Loan or Student Financing, When you are getting a Pell Grant from the student financial aid package, your previously owned packages will not be considered, even your cost of attendance is also not considered. Finally it is true that the financial aid package or amount will not be reduced due to your previous financing history. But few other previously owned grants can be eliminated