First, are you eligible for a grant?
Think a grant might be the right answer for you? The next step is to
research potential funders.
Assistance Resources from the U.S. Department of Education is a
great portal to federal financial aid for students, including links to
the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and
Financial Aid Information. If you're looking for federal money for
college, you should definitely read through the information on the
Financial Aid Information page and visit the links provided there.
FastWeb is a helpful website for
students who are searching for scholarships.
FinAid provides a free,
comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial
Funding - Scholarship Search provides information and access to free
scholarship search engines.
For federally guaranteed student loans, visit SallieMae.
If you are currently enrolled in a institute of higher education, make
an appointment with the Financial Aid Office. They are there to
help you find the combination of scholarships, loans, and financial aid
that will make it possible for you to complete your education.
* Please note: The Grant Resource Center focuses exclusively on providing
resources around grants. The resources listed above for small business and
students are the full extent of our services to individuals seeking
There are over 91,000 U.S. foundations and corporate donors. The federal government offers approximately $400 billion in annual awards. But one of the greatest challenges for grant-seekers is researching potential funders and identifying sources that are strongly in alignment with the type of program you need funded and the amount you are seeking. Use the resources below to begin this critical step in the grant-seeking process.
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