Below are links to help you search for funding through grant applications. Remember there is money out there for a variety of reasons other than you being a potential college student. Grants and scholarships are earmarked for minorities, first generation college students, left handed people, particular field of study, etc. During your search process remember to search for those grants that highlight anything unique about your personal application. Unlike loans, grants do not usually have to be repaid. However, there are two reasons why you may have to repay part of a Federal grant: 1)
The amount given to you was more than you were eligible to receive (this is called an over-award). The most common grants students hear about is the Pell Grant. You apply for Pell Grants, as well as all federal, state and some institutional financial aid programs, by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov .
You can request a paper FAFSA from the Federal Student Aid Information Center (FSAIC) at 800-4-FED-AID (433-3243). A Government Grant’ A financial award given by the federal, state or local government to an eligible grantee. Government grants are not expected to be repaid by the recipient.
Applying For Grants
College Grants By Subject
Data And Research About Grants
GoCollege – Guide To Student Grants Program
Grants Grants – Find Grants For College
Grants – GOV
Laws And Guidance Of Grants
Student Loans And Forgiveness
Scholarships Matched to You
Scholarship Myths and Scholarship Information
Three Scholarship Steps for Current College Students
Diabetes Scholars Foundation