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“As a first-generation student, the Pell Grant has been pivotal in my access to a college education. It has helped ease the burden of my student loans and helped me better provide for my needs while I pursue my degree.”
Henry “Adrian” Rozo
UC Davis, 2025
Double the Pell
Cost shouldn’t stop anyone from going to college. It’s time to increase federal financial aid. We’re asking legislators to double the maximum Pell Grant award.
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