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Scholarships and Grants

Help With Funding

The Scholarship Resource Office is a terrific page with a wealth of information. To summarize...

  • Scholarships are awarded on the basis of merit, academic achievement, financial need, or a combination of the three.
  • Grants are a form of "gift" aid, which means they do not require repayment.
  • Check out how to search for scholarships.

The Scholarship Application Process

The application process for each scholarship is different. Essay topics also vary. The essay is a critical part of the application because it is often the only information the selection committee will have about each candidate.

And remember, you​ don't have to be admitted to apply for financial aid. But you must be admitted at the time scholarship decisions are made.​


Value of a Degree

Is a college degree worth it? The research shows a degree can make a pretty big difference (like a $1,000,000 difference). 

If you'd like to see how it stacks up to other investments, check out the free eBook...

Is Online Learning Right For You?

Thinking about taking an online course, but not sure how you'll do?

Take this short quiz to find out if you should try online, stick to on campus, or maybe a combination of the two.

How to Succeed in College

Do you want to know EVERYTHING that's needed to succeed in college? Like:
  • How to study more effectively
  • How to write "A" quality essays
  • How to win more scholarships
  • How to meet your future friends-for-life


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