Category: Applying For Scholarships

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Are Pell Grants Taxable?

Pell Grants are financial aid from the government that you do not have to repay. As a cautious college student, you may ask, “What’s the catch?” You can’t just get something for nothing, right?...

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How to Write a Great 500 Word Essay

During your scholarship applications, you may need to submit a 500-word essay answering a specific question. The theme of the essay can range from personal achievements to political controversies. This mean you can adjust...

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Pell Grants for Single Mothers

If you’re a single mother going to college, there are many financial aid opportunities to reduce your education costs. Between your living expenses, your household expenses and your child’s expenses, you may not have...

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FAFSA vs. Pell Grant

When you start applying for financial aid, two terms will come up again and again: FAFSA and Pell Grant. Both of these can help you pay for college, but they are completely different programs....