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Pell lifetime eligibility hold messages

Loss of Pell grant:
Effective Fall 2012, new federal regulations limits Pell grant eligibility to 18 full time quarters or 12 full time semesters. Consequently, you are no longer eligible for the Pell grant. Beginning August 2012, you may view your Pell Grant history on the National Student Loan Data System and view your correct 2012-13 award offer on the SF State Gateway.

Reduced Pell grant:
Effective Fall 2012, new federal regulations limits Pell grant eligibility to 18 full time quarters or 12 full time semesters. Consequently, your Pell grant award for 2012-13 has been prorated. Beginning August 2012, you may view your Pell Grant history on the National Student Loan Data System and view your correct 2012-13 award offer on the SF State Gateway.


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