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Affordable Connectivity Program for Pell Grant Awardees

Some Federal Pell Grant recipients may be eligible for the Federal Communications Commission's Affordable Connectivity Program created by Congress. The Affordable Connectivity Program is a $14 billion program that offers discounts on internet service and computers or tablets. 

Currently, over 18.5 million households in the U.S. are enrolled "saving a total of over $500 million per month on their high-speed internet bills" according to a White House fact sheet

Anyone who has received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year, meets the criteria for a provider's existing low-income internet program, or participates in various other assistance programs including those who live on Tribal lands is eligible for the program. 

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