A Step by Step Guide to Completing FAFSA

Time: 15 minutes What’s FAFSA and why do I need it? Every year the federal government awards 125 Billion in grants, loans, and work-study. Through completing the FAFSA form you are able to secure a portion of that for you. Even if you are worried your parents may make too much you can still qualify…

Scholarship Alert: The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults assists those 15-39 years who have been impacted by cancer either through diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one. The fund includes multiple scholarships but requires only one application Award: $2500 award to be paid directly to your school over the course of two semesters If awarded you…

The Scholarship For You: Scholarship Types

There are four primary scholarship types: financial need, academic, background, and uniqueness. Financial Need: Family Income Parent’s Education Financial Aid Eligibility These scholarships are often provided by your school or state and awarded automatically. An example would be the South Carolina Need-Based Grant in which if you are a South Carolina Resident you are eligible for up…

3 Essentials To a Successful Scholarship Application

Resume Your resume should be one page in length and tailored to each scholarship application. It shouldn’t be longer than a page because agencies go through hundreds of resumes and being concise would be an advantage. Additionally, your resume should be tailored to the needs of the scholarship objectives if you must decide between your…