FREE Money Options

is there free money?
Wouldn't we all like to have FREE money to pay for college. But that is not going to happen. However, you should try to get some of the FREE money that is available to help reduce your total college costs.


FREE Money Ideas:

Federal Grants:

for undergraduate students only. Based on your financial situation, you may qualify for some federal grant money. Most federal grants are administered by your school, so check with your college financial aid office for information:

see types of federal grants


School Grants:

many colleges offer special grants for both undergraduate and graduate students in certain fields. Many of these school grants are for academic excellence: check with your school for information



there are scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate level programs. Check every scholarship available. Use our directory of the nation's biggest scholarship engines:

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Military Service:

all of the military programs offer tuition assistance in undergraduate and graduate programs. However, tuition assistance requires you to serve a length of time in the military following your graduation:

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Loan Forgiveness:

you may have your student loan forgiven by working in under-serviced markets for certain careers; i.e., teaching, medical, other:

view loan forgiveness programs


State Aid:

some State programs offer FREE aid assistance for qualifying state residence attending an in-State school:

view state education agencies for information


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