Student associations across nation call for doubling of Pell Grant

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Several student organizations across the nation are insisting that the Pell Grant, a federal award meant to increase the accessibility and affordability of education, should be raised to a maximum of $13,000. In relation to UC Berkeley, campus junior Joshua Lewis emphasized the high cost of living in the city and how additional financial support would be extremely beneficial to campus students.

Students from eight student associations across the country joined together Monday to call for a common goal at a virtual conference: doubling the Pell Grant.
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