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Guide to College Scholarships

LendEDU's Guide to College Scholarships

Out of all the methods available to pay for college, scholarships are by far the most attractive. The rapidly rising costs of higher education have made affording college difficult for everyone, so earning free money for school can really help.

 

Scholarships can be a great way for anyone to help reduce college costs and save for the future. With scholarships, students are given a set amount of money to use for school that doesn't have to be repaid.

 

Scholarships are a gift, and for some students, it can mean the difference between leaving graduation debt-free or being saddled with debt that will stick around for years to come.

 

While scholarships should certainly play a role in any student's financial planning, the market for scholarship funds is tough, and receiving a scholarship is not guaranteed for all students. 

 

The information provided in this guide is aimed to help students and their families understand their scholarship options a little better and will hopefully help them efficiently increase their chances at winning.