News Articles About College Costs

The looming 1.4 billion student debt haunts not only college students and graduates, but blue-collar students as well. Dozens of truck drivers recount the industry's hopeful advertisement and how they are left in debt with thousands of dollars in training fees and poor job prospects.

Blue-Collar Students Trucking Through Student Debt

August 15, 2017 2:24 PM
by Susan Dutca
The looming 1.4 billion student debt haunts not only college students and graduates, but blue-collar students as well. Dozens of truck drivers recount the industry's hopeful advertisement and how

    Just because you're already in college - even halfway through or in your final year - doesn't mean you couldn't use more financial aid to help pay your college tuition bill. Scholarships for college students are everywhere, including undergraduate scholarships and scholarships for grad students. In fact, many of the prestigious scholarships and large dollar scholarships out there are offered to college students. We understand college students' hectic schedules and having to balance academics, athletics, and extracurricular, so we've put together a wholesome list of scholarships for college students to make things easier for you. Don't forget to check out even more scholarships for undergraduate students and graduate scholarships by conducting a college scholarship search:

Find Scholarships for College Students

August 9, 2017 2:17 PM
by Scholarships.com Staff
Just because you're already in college - even halfway through or in your final year - doesn't mean you couldn't use more financial aid to help pay your college tuition bill. Scholarships for
$7.3 million will be spent to create or expand free college education programs in New York prisons. Among the seven colleges who will offer the College-in-Prison Reentry Program at 17 state correctional facilities over the next five years is Cornell University.

NY to Spend $7.3M on College-in-Prison Program

August 8, 2017 9:56 AM
by Susan Dutca
$7.3 million will be spent to create or expand free college education programs in New York prisons. Among the seven colleges who will offer the College-in-Prison Reentry Program at 17 state

    School is starting again soon. For some, that may bring a sense of dread - back to early morning alarms, late night homework, and for others, having to start college applications or finding ways to pay upcoming tuition bills. If searching for and applying to scholarships wasn't on your summer bucket list and you're now scrambling to find last-minute college scholarships, don't worry. We took it upon ourselves to create a Back to School Scholarship list. Whether you're a high school student, incoming college freshman or returning college student, get financially ready for a new school year with these back to school scholarships:

Back to School Scholarships 2017

August 3, 2017 3:51 PM
by Susan Dutca
School is starting again soon. For some, that may bring a sense of dread - back to early morning alarms, late night homework, and for others, having to start college applications or finding
In an effort to address the lack of LGBTQ inclusion at HBCUs, Spelman College will offer a new scholars program for LGBTQ advocates beginning in fall of 2017. Two sophomores will get the chance to win renewable scholarships for LGBTQ activism/advocacy worth $25,000 each.

College to Offer LGBTQ Activist Scholarships

August 1, 2017 9:08 AM
by Susan Dutca
In an effort to address the lack of LGBTQ inclusion at HBCUs, Spelman College will offer a new scholars program for LGBTQ advocates beginning in fall of 2017. Two sophomores will get the chance to

    Everyone could always use an extra $500 or $1,000 to help pay for college. With increases in college tuition, the financial burden can be particularly troubling for low-income families. In some cases, pricey college costs may completely deter students from pursuing higher education. With financial aid help from scholarships and grants, low-income families can land free money for college that does not have to be repaid. Based on your family income, you may qualify for income-based or need-based scholarships. Here's a preview of scholarships based on income:

Income-Based Scholarships

July 26, 2017 9:11 AM
by Susan Dutca
Everyone could always use an extra $500 or $1,000 to help pay for college. With increases in college tuition, the financial burden can be particularly troubling for low-income families. In some
By a unanimous vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Monday to expand Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. Among other benefits, there will no longer be a 15-year limit on the use of postsecondary education benefits.

House Passes New GI Bill Benefits

July 25, 2017 11:23 AM
by Susan Dutca
By a unanimous vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Monday to expand Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits. Among other benefits, there will no longer be a 15-year limit on the use of
Due to a new budget deal, all qualified students will soon be admitted into one of the 23 campuses at California State University. With some of the more competitive schools only accepting 30-34 percent of its applicants, qualified students have been historically denied because campuses were too full. While the initiative gives students more access to higher education, there is a catch.

CSU to Admit All Qualified Students

July 3, 2017 11:02 AM
by Susan Dutca
Due to a new budget deal, all qualified students will soon be admitted into one of the 23 campuses at California State University. With some of the more competitive schools only accepting 30-34

    As we celebrate national holidays by honoring and remembering those who served or died while serving our country, or celebrating our independence, we explore what it means to be American. In light of this, we've come up with a list of scholarships for Americans, based on a variety of criteria. Here you'll find free college scholarships for American citizens, college scholarships for ethnic-Americans, free college scholarships for veterans/military scholarships, and more! If you're proud to be an American and believe in the American dream - whatever that may entail, then check out these patriotic college scholarships for 2017 and help fund your American dream:

Scholarships for the American Dream

June 29, 2017 2:35 PM
by Susan Dutca
As we celebrate national holidays by honoring and remembering those who served or died while serving our country, or celebrating our independence, we explore what it means to be American. In

    Make the most out of your summer break this year (and secure some financial aid for the fall) by applying for free college scholarships. While it may not feel like it, fall semester is about two months away and now is the prime time to apply for scholarships since you’re probably not overwhelmed with school, homework and other activities. Why not take the opportunity to help pay your tuition bill while kicking up your feet this summer? Stay ahead of the game and apply for these August scholarships:

August 2017 Summer Scholarships

June 29, 2017 9:18 AM
by Susan Dutca
Make the most out of your summer break this year (and secure some financial aid for the fall) by applying for free college scholarships. While it may not feel like it, fall semester is about
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