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While parents may be a primary source for financing education, there are
many other avenues that students can pursue to find additional funding. Contact your
financial aid office to get more information on these and other programs.
Grants & Scholarships
This money does not have to be repaid. A grant is money awarded on the basis of
financial need, while a scholarship is awarded based on many different
Federal Grants - Pell Grant Program
These yearly government grants are given to qualifying undergraduate students.
Applications may be obtained through high schools or colleges.
State Grants / Scholarships
There are state grants and scholarships available to students who are legal
residents of the state. Most state programs insist that the student attend a
local college or university, but a few have reciprocal agreements with other
College Grants / Scholarships
Colleges and universities are an important source of aid for the student.
Students must demonstrate need and/or meet certain requirements to be eligible.
Here are some of the criteria for awarding a grant or scholarship:
Reserve Officer Training Program (ROTC)
Students who agree to serve in the military as commissioned officers after
graduation can qualify for scholarships. Hundreds of colleges nationwide offer
an ROTC program. High school guidance counselors have a list of ROTC schools.
If you have already settled on a career or specialty, investigate professional
associations related to your field of study. They may have scholarships to
encourage students to pursue careers in their field. Your library is a good
source for information about scholarships and grants offered from private
There are a number of other creative options to help lessen the burden of