Scholarships, Grants, Loans Resources



At some point in all of our lives we dream of bettering ourselves by obtaining a degree, especially as a parent.

We all want to be role models for our children, and what better way to encourage them to further their education than to do it yourself? But then there is the age-old question, how do you pay for it? This is why we here at SingleMom.com have compiled a wealth of information pertaining to that exact question.

Within this section, moms and students alike will find information and various options that are available to them. Whether you are looking for Federal Financial Help for education or Institutional/Private Financial Aid, you will find the information here. We have information ranging from Pell Grants, Loan Consolidation, FAFSA and scholarships such as the HORIZONS Scholarships, and many others.

Some of these programs require you to pay the funds back such as the Perkins Loan and others do not, like the TEACH Grant; it is just a matter of finding what works for you and what you qualify for.

Margaret McNamara Scholarship

Margaret McNamara Scholarship The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund(MMMF) was founded in 1981 in memory of Margaret Craig McNamara, who dedicated her life to improving the lives of underserved women and children at home and overseas. The MMMF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, public charity whose mission is to award educational grants to outstanding women from the US, Canada, and developing countries,  Read More »

Single Mother’s Scholarship

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers believes in the empowerment of single mothers through education. Education has the power to open doors for single mothers and even their children. Having a degree or certification can enable a woman to expand her lifetime earning potential, increase her gross income, and provide her with better job opportunities. In turn, this allows a single mother to  Read More »

IFUW International Fellowships and Grants

IFUW Scholarships

The International Federation of University Women (IFUW) offers a limited number of international fellowships and grants to women graduates for postgraduate research, study and training. IFUW fellowships and grants are open only to women graduates who are members of IFUW’s national federations and associations and to IFUW Independent Members. Students in any branch of learning may apply. Fellowships are offered  Read More »

Major Differences between Grants, Scholarships and Student Loans

Grants, Loans, Scholarships

When looking at furthering their education, single moms find that the cost of education is definitely a cause for concern. Grants, student loans and scholarships are the three most common ways of bringing in financial aid in the cost of the education. While the purpose of all these three is to lower the financial load on the student while pursuing  Read More »