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State Grants for South Carolina College Students

Students are often worried about how they will be able to afford the expensive cost of tuition needed to attend college. However, state grants can help make earning a degree much more affordable. And the state of South Carolina actually offers quite a few scholarships and grants you may be eligible for. We cover them …
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7 Ways Transferring Colleges Can Affect Financial Aid

Yes, transferring colleges can affect your financial aid in a few different ways. The exact way your financial aid will be affected will depend on a couple of different factors. The difference in cost between your old and new college is one such factor. The types and amount of financial aid that your new college …
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State Grants for Pennsylvania

Did you know that Pennsylvania offers several state grants to students to help make college more affordable and accessible? We’ve outlined some of their programs, plus provided details on how you can find out more information and apply below. Pennsylvania State Grants 1. Pennsylvania State Grant The Pennsylvania State Grant is hosted by the Pennsylvania …
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State Grants for Oregon College Students

Oregon has a number of grants dedicated to students who are going to college! If you’re interested in applying, we’ve outlined some of the details and qualifications below plus provide some links to help you get additional information. Oregon State Grants 1. Oregon Opportunity Grant The Oregon Opportunity Grant, or OOG, is a state-funded grant …
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States that Offer Programs for Free or Reduced Cost Community College

Did you know that several states offer free or reduced community college tuition to their students? Taking advantage of these programs can be a great way to start your education and save money! Below, we’ve outlined all of the states that currently have programs to make attending community colleges more affordable. States That Offer Free …
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Fresh Start Program: What Students Need to Know

The Fresh Start program is a one-time, temporary program introduced by the U.S. Department of Education. The goal is to offer relief for borrowers with defaulted federal student loans after forbearance ends in October 2023. Students who meet certain criteria can sign up for Fresh Start to receive the program’s benefits. This includes restored access …
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State Grants for Oklahoma for College Students

For students planning to go to college in Oklahoma, the state has several different grants and scholarship programs to help make school more affordable. Keep reading to learn more about Oklahoma’s Promise, military scholarships, academic scholarships, and others. Oklahoma State Grants for College Students 1. Oklahoma’s Promise Oklahoma’s Promise is a program dedicated to helping …
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State Grants for Ohio College Students

The state of Ohio has several state grants and financial aid programs available to students who decide to attend college in the state. Below, we’ve detailed some of these awards, how you can apply, and where you can find further information on financial aid programs and attending college in Ohio. Ohio State Grants 1. Choose …
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State Grants for North Dakota

Are you thinking about staying in your home state of North Dakota and attending college? The state offers a few different financial aid programs to help its students afford the cost of higher education. We outlined a few of them below, plus provided links to additional resources and information about these programs. North Dakota State …
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Sibling Discount for College Going Away in 2024-2025 FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is undergoing a number of changes and revisions for the 2024-2025 academic year. Being released in December 2023, some of the adjustments are making it easier for families and students to be eligible for the Pell Grant. However, in previous renditions of the FAFSA, the Department of …