There are plenty of financial aid opportunities available to students. Each grant, scholarship, and fellowship have different definitions, applications, and requirements to sort through. Even the most collected students cringe at award descriptions. Award classifications vary from one provider to the next so it is easy to get lost, but do not let all the rules and requirements scare you away from applying.
Most awards are worth thousands of dollars, more than any summer job. Fellowships are the most lucrative type of financial aid. Giving fellowship applications extra attention will pay off. Start with the basics: check out the fellowship information below.
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July 9, 2019
Lawmakers are considering extending Pell Grants to people who pursue short-term training in order to land better jobs, faster. Federal student aid in the form of Pell Grants can currently be used for college degrees and qualifying certificate programs. [...]
July 2, 2019
Three San Bernardino County women who have been accused of stealing $1 million in federal financial aid from Fullerton college, in California, have been arrested by the U.S. Justice Department and are charged with various counts of mail and wire fraud. The scheme involved enrolling hundreds of mainly non-existent students, successfully applying for grants and loans and pocketing the money. [...]
June 27, 2019
Nothing says 'Merica like these Patriotic Scholarships as we approach Independence Day and remember how, in America, education is a great equalizer. Whether you are an American citizen searching for college scholarships or are studying abroad in the USA, these American-themed scholarships are for those who truly believe in the American dream. In the land of the free, we have plenty of free college scholarships to help you achieve your higher education dreams. [...]