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  • Private student loans and borrowing options

    Private student loans and borrowing options

    Private student loans and borrowing options

    Some scholarships and grants are merit-based, while others are based on ethnic heritage or how you spend time out of school. Some provide support to students pursuing specific careers. Typically, there’s no limit to the number of scholarships and/or grants you can apply for; however, some programs put limits on the total amount you can accept each year. Both scholarships and grants usually have deadlines.

    Some scholarships and grants are merit-based, while others are based on ethnic heritage or how you spend time out of school. Some provide support to students pursuing specific careers. Typically, there’s no limit to the number of scholarships and/or grants you can apply for; however, some programs put limits on the total amount you can accept each year. Both scholarships and grants usually have deadlines.

  • Your 5 Step Guide to Paying for College

    Your 5 Step Guide to Paying for College

    Your 5 Step Guide to Paying for College

    Planning how to pay for college is one of the most powerful ways you can set yourself up for success. For more information, download the attached eBook, Your 5-step guide to paying for college (PDF)
    Planning how to pay for college is one of the most powerful ways you can set yourself up for success. For more information, download the attached eBook, Your 5-step guide to paying for college (PDF)
  • An overview of financial aid

    An overview of financial aid

    An overview of financial aid

    Apply for federal financial aid Completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form is the first step toward obtaining financial aid from the federal government. You and your family will include tax and income information, which will help determine whether you qualify for scholarships, grants, and federal loans. Some financial aid is awarded on a first come, first served basis. Completing and sending your FAFSA form as soon after January 1 of each year as possible c...
    Apply for federal financial aid Completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form is the first step toward obtaining financial aid from the federal government. You and your family will include tax and income information, which will help determine whether you qualify for scholarships, grants, and federal loans. Some financial aid is awarded on a first come, first served basis. Completing and sending your FAFSA form as soon after January 1 of each year as possible c...
  • Your College Journey

    Your College Journey

    Your College Journey

    Your College Journey How to pay for college Determine your options for college funds. Your college education can be one of the biggest expenses of your life, as well as one of the most rewarding experiences. After assessing how much you and your family can contribute, you might determine that you need additional money for college. Consider the following options to help you pay for college and learn how to get scholarships, grants or student loans. Apply for scholarships and ...

    Your College Journey How to pay for college Determine your options for college funds. Your college education can be one of the biggest expenses of your life, as well as one of the most rewarding experiences. After assessing how much you and your family can contribute, you might determine that you need additional money for college. Consider the following options to help you pay for college and learn how to get scholarships, grants or student loans. Apply for scholarships and ...

  • Resources for Parents and Families

    Resources for Parents and Families

    Resources for Parents and Families

    Resources for Parents and Families Accounts and services to grow with your family's needs Plan for Your Child's Complete Financial Future Different stages, different resources As your child grows, it's only natural you'll want different financial resources available for their different life stages. This site provides broad guidelines on the different needs for each of these stages and financial tools to help accomplish the financial goals to meet those needs. Including: c...

    Resources for Parents and Families Accounts and services to grow with your family's needs Plan for Your Child's Complete Financial Future Different stages, different resources As your child grows, it's only natural you'll want different financial resources available for their different life stages. This site provides broad guidelines on the different needs for each of these stages and financial tools to help accomplish the financial goals to meet those needs. Including: c...

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