A student whose parent or guardian was a member of the U.S. Armed Forces and died as a result of service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001 may be eligible to receive the Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant.
Additional Student Eligibility Requirements
- Must be ineligible for a Federal Pell Grant due only to having less financial need than is required to receive Pell funds, and
- Be under 24 years old, or
- Enrolled in college at least part-time at the time of the parent’s or guardian’s death.
- The grant award is equal to the amount of a maximum Pell Grant for the award year – not to exceed the cost of attendance for that award year.
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