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house Bill H.R. 1969

Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act of 2013

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      house Committees
      Committee on Education and Labor
      Higher Education and Workforce Investment
    IntroducedMay 14th, 2013

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Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act of 2013

Official Title

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.

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