Students Fear Cuts to Pell GrantsMarch 23, 2017 | :
by Renetta DuBose
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – A proposed cut to federal financial aid could impact thousands of students at colleges and universities across Georgia and South Carolina. NewsChannel 6 spoke with students about how drastic the cuts would be if President Trump gets Congress to adopt his new budget.
There are several proposed cuts in President Trump’s blueprint for the 2018 budget. It eliminates the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant program. It keeps the Pell Grant, but cancels $3.9 Billion dollars from the program, which helps many students pay for college.