College Grants for Women

College Grants for Women

Grants are a type of “gift aid,”or financial assistance. Unlike a student loan, a grant doesn’t need to be repaid.

Finding Scholarships for High School Juniors

Finding Scholarships for High School Juniors

Financial aid that is awarded to students based on merit is called merit aid (or merit scholarships). Unlike need-based aid,

True Stories of Private Scholarship Winners and How They Did It

True Stories of Private Scholarship Winners and How They Did It

Paying for college is one of the biggest financial concerns of families today. Finding private scholarships and merit scholarships from

How My Daughter Got $53,000 a Year in Merit and Financial Aid Plus More in Private Scholarships

How My Daughter Got $53,000 a Year in Merit and Financial Aid Plus More in Private Scholarships

This story was originally posted in the Paying for College 101 FB group.  (We’ve edited the story for clarity and

Division 3 Athletic Scholarships and Your Student-Athlete

Division 3 Athletic Scholarships and Your Student-Athlete

If you are the parent of a serious student-athlete, then chances are you’re becoming familiar with the scholarship policies of

QuestBridge Scholarship—The Ultimate Need-Based Aid

QuestBridge Scholarship—The Ultimate Need-Based Aid

For families with low incomes, the stress of paying for college can be intimidating. This is even more true for