The Sallie Mae Fund sponsors several scholarship programs and supports hundreds of college scholarships. All of their programs are based on financial need, as The Fund seeks to bridge the dollar gap when no one else can. With an estimated $3 billion in private scholarships awarded nationally each ... Read More »
Scholarships, Grants, Loans Resources
At some point in all of our lives we dream of bettering ourselves by obtaining a degree.
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.
The Association of Surgical Technologists (AST) members have several opportunities to seek assistance when pursuing their surgical technology education in CAAHEP-accredited surgical technology programs. Scholarships are awarded for students as well as to current surgical technologists, who are ... Read More »
For Graduate and Professional Degree Students Graduate and professional degree students can borrow a Direct PLUS Loan to help cover education expenses. The terms and conditions for issuing the loan depend on the credit history of the applicant. The Direct Plus Loan has a fixed interest rate of ... Read More »
Perkins Loans The Federal Perkins Loan is a low interest (5%) loan for both undergraduate and graduate students with exceptional financial need. The Federal Perkins Loan is issued through the school's financial office. The school is the lender, so the loan needs to be repaid to the school. However ... Read More »
Raise the Nation Foundation/Raise the Nation Continuing Education Scholarship Scholarship available to single parent women who would like to go to school or continue with their education, but have been denied sufficient resources. Applicant must be accepted or currently enrolled in a post ... Read More »
Applying for federal student aid is quick and easy. You can complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Follow these easy steps to simplify the process of applying for federal student aid. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required to apply for federal ... Read More »
The Federal Government will cancel all or part of an educational loan under certain circumstances. This program is called Loan Forgiveness. To qualify, you must: Perform volunteer work; Perform military service; Teach or practice medicine in certain types of communities Meet other ... Read More »
The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH Grant) was created by the Congress in 2007 to provide up to $4,000 per year in grants to students, who plan on teaching in public or private elementary or secondary schools serving children from low income families. To ... Read More »
The National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant, also known as the National Smart Grant is available during the third and fourth years of undergraduate study (or fifth year of a five-year program) to at least half-time students who are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant and who ... Read More »
Income-Based Repayment (IBR) is one of several repayment plan options for borrowers of student loans made under the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program or the Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program. If you qualify for IBR, your required monthly payment will be capped at ... Read More »