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A Guide to Grants & Scholarships for Single Parents

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Navigating financial aid for secondary education can be daunting for single parents. Check out these options to aid with funding for higher education.

You’ve done an excellent job of raising your child, and now they are considering secondary education, congratulations! So now comes the question, “how will we pay for it?” The good news is, you’re not alone. It can be difficult to know what options exist to help pay for college. Here are some grants & scholarships to consider:

  1. Federal Pell Grant

    Based on:
    • Financial Need
    • Enrollment Status
    • Cost of Attendance
  2. Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

    • Need’s Based Grant
    • Campus Based
  3. Educational Opportunity Grant (EOG)

    Federal Grant for single parents
  4. State specific grants and scholarships

    Many states offer single parent programs
  5. Private Scholarships

    Organizations offer scholarships based on:
    • Need
    • Field of Study
    • Location
  6. Employer-sponsored scholarships

    Employers and unions may provide educational assistance
  7. Scholarships for children of single parents

    Offered by some organizations

These options can help you find the financial support to provide for your family. As always, we’re here to help you navigate your, and your child’s, financial future. Contact us or visit any branch location if there’s anything we can do to assist you!

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