Yesterday the U.S. House Committee on Education & Labor releasd a list of Pell Grant awards by Congressional district. The list includes figures for the total Pell Grant amount received as well as the number of recipients who report that district as their residence.
In Washington, the Third Congressional District, which represents The Evergreen State College, ranked second highest in the state for recipients of the Pell Grant (19,414) for AY 2009-2010. TheFifth Congressional District leads the state with 21,372 Pell recipients.
The Fifth Congressional District encompasses the Eastern Washington counties of Okanogan, Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Lincoln, Spokane, Adams, Whitman, Walla Walla, Columbia, Garfield and Asotin.
The information is based on AY 2008-09 and AY 2009-2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education. AY 2009-2010 grant information is estimated.