This story was written by Elizabeth, a member of R2C’s Paying for College 101 (PFC 101) Facebook group, where it
Everyone wants to know how to find college scholarships. The first step is to understand what type of scholarships you’re
Grants are a type of “gift aid,”or financial assistance. Unlike a student loan, a grant doesn’t need to be repaid.
Financial aid that is awarded to students based on merit is called merit aid (or merit scholarships). Unlike need-based aid,
Paying for college is one of the biggest financial concerns of families today. Finding private scholarships and merit scholarships from
This story was originally posted in the Paying for College 101 FB group. (We’ve edited the story for clarity and