Financial Aid

Pell Grants: Amounts, Limits, & Eligibility

Pell Grants are need-based grants issued to students who demonstrate financial need to help pay for college. The annual maximum amount for the 2019-20 school year is $6,195 and students may only receive Pell Grants for 12 semesters.

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Important FAFSA Deadlines for Financial Aid

The deadline to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, for the 2020 to 2021 school year is June 30, 2021.

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How to Pay for College: The Steps You Should Take

Paying for college is no easy task. Learn about the steps you should take and find resources that can help you along the way.

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The 50 Best College Financial Literacy Programs for 2020

For the fourth consecutive year, LendEDU has recognized 50 colleges around the country that have the best financial literacy programs for students.

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Cost of College in the U.S. – Average Statistics & Institution-Specific Costs

A look at the average cost of college by school type and the sticker prices at 1,728 institutions throughout the U.S.

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LendEDU Scholarship

College is expensive. The rising costs of higher education has made it difficult for college students and families to afford it. At LendEDU, we help students learn about financial aid and compare scholarships and student loans. Unlike student loans, scholarships do not need to be paid back. They are free money and can go a long way […]

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What to Do When You Run Out of Financial Aid

Federal financial aid has limits, so it’s not uncommon for it to run out. Students in need of immediate funding have a number of alternatives including scholarships, payment plans, employment, and private student loans.

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Financial Aid for Minorities

There are many financial aid options designed specifically for minority students including scholarships, grants, and student loans.

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Financial Assistance for Those Recovering From Addiction

Financial hardship is common among those recovering from addiction, but there are resources that provide financial aid for drug rehab. Individuals in recovery have access to grants, non-profit and private programs, personal funding, and insurance to manage the expense of rehab.

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Help for Single Moms: Find Grants and Financial Resources Today

Single mothers can find the help they need from federal and non-profit organizations. Assistance is available to ease financial burdens, education costs, housing concerns, insurance coverage, and food needs for single mothers.

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