How to Get College Grants

Michael Carter, a College Financial Aid Guide contributor, gives the definition of federal college grants and how they are obtained.


Michael warns that there are a few things that students need to be aware of when expecting a grant.

The funds available for grants are limited, therefore the grant will not usually fully fund educational expenses. If the student is planning on attending a community college where tuition rates are lower, it is possible that grants will cover a greater percentage of the tuition and fees.”

College students who are sophomores, juniors or seniors are more likely to be granted financial aid.

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