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(a) As the first step to receiving a Federal Pell Grant, a student shall apply on an approved application form to the Secretary to have his or her expected family contribution calculated. A copy of this form is not acceptable.
(b) The student shall submit an application to the Secretary by—
(1) Providing the application form, signed by all appropriate family members, to the institution at which the student attends or plans to attend so that the institution can transmit electronically the application information to the Secretary under EDE; or
(2) Sending an approved application form to the Secretary.
(c) The student shall provide the address of his or her residence unless the student is incarcerated and the educational institution has made special arrangements with the Secretary to receive relevant correspondence on behalf of the student. If such an arrangement is made, the student shall provide the address indicated by the institution.
(d) For each award year the Secretary, through publication in the Federal Register, establishes deadline dates for submitting these applications and for making corrections to the information contained in the applications.
(Approved by the Office of Management and Budget under control number 1840-0681)
(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1070a)
[50 FR 10721, Mar. 15, 1985, as amended at 59 FR 54732, Nov. 1, 1994; 60 FR 21438, May 2, 1995; 60 FR 30789, June 12, 1995; 61 FR 60397, Nov. 27, 1996]