College Grants for Students
Grants are simply financial aid that does not have to be paid back, unless you quit school and it is determined you owe a refund. They are awarded based on financial need. The federal government is the largest provider of college grants. There are four types of federal grants:
- Federal Pell Grant
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG)
Finding Federal Grants for College
Federal college grants are available to virtually any student who has the determination to seek out and apply for them. If you wish to apply for federal college grants the first thing you should do is fill out a FAFSA form…Read The Full Article
Getting Money for College Shouldn’t Be Hard
There is a lot of money available to prospective college students. There aren’t really any tricks or shortcuts to getting it, all it takes is a little motivation and perseverance. The following five guidelines will help you know exactly what you need to do in order to get into the dough and help you pay for all those expensive college years….Read The Full Article
More Articles and Tools on Paying For College
- Getting Free Money Shouldn’t Be Hard
- Research College Scholarships and Grants Online
- Scholarships, Fellowships and Government Grants, Oh My!
- College Finance 101 (PDF)
Some external resources to help as you navigate your college search.
- FAFSA on the Web
- Financial Aid Resource Publications from the U.S. Department of Education
- Financial Aid – Peterson’s
- Financial Aid in the Yahoo! Directory
- Sallie Mae Inc.
- United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
- US Department of Education
- USNews.com: Paying for College
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