From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.

College 101

Create Your Story

Iraq and Afghanistan Service Grant


Who's Eligible: College students under age 24

Award Amount: Equal to maximum Federal Pell Grant amount for the award year (typically around $5,700)

Due Date: Varies


Students who are eligible for this award have lost a parent or guardian who served in the US Armed Forces and died in service performed in Iraq or Afghanistan after September 11, 2001. Students do not need to demonstrate financial need, but do need to prove that they were enrolled in college at least half-time at the time of the parent's death.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...