Amount of Pell Grant funding by sex, U.S., 2011-12 and 2015-2016
Description: Pell Grants are a form of student aid in the form of cash grants that are awarded to undergraduate students in the US by the United States Department of Education. This figure shows the amount of Pell Grant funding for males and females in academic years 2011-12 and 2015-16. The male gender-gap in the 2011-12 academic year was over $6.2 billion and increased to $6.4 billion in the 2015-16 academic year.
Geography: United States
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BAMIndex ID: ED00001
Contributor Name/Organization: Global Initiative for Boys and Men (GIBM)
Keywords: Education, college, Pell Grant, US Department of Education
Additional info: The US Dept. of Education released the trends data for every fourth year; each bar represents award amounts for one academic year. Pell Grants can used to cover the costs of tuition, fees, room and board, and other educational expenses.