Dear Colleague Letter: Access to Pell Grants for Students in Juvenile Justice Facilities

Clarifies that students who are confined or incarcerated in locations that are not Federal or State penal institutions, such as juvenile justice facilities, and who otherwise meet applicable eligibility criteria, are eligible for Federal Pell Grants. Includes historical background information about this issue as well as additional resources.

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U.S. Department of Education -- Office of Postsecondary Education