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Committee on Education and LaborIntroducedMay 14th, 2013
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Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act of 2013
To increase Federal Pell Grants for the children of fallen police officers, firefighters, and other public safety officers.
Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act of 2013 - Amends the Higher Educaton Act of 1965 to eliminate the expected family contribution used in determining Pell Grant eligibility in the case of a student applicant whose parent or guardian died as a result of performing service as a police officer, firefighter, or other public safety officer.