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How big can education grants be?

Usually student scholarships are limited as amount and they hardly cover all the expenses that student may have: tuition fees, books, accommodation and a bunch of other stuff. Of course there are different education grants and some of them are everything else but small. Here are three of the biggest grants for education that you can find:

  1. Buick Achievers Scholarship Program.

This scholarship is one of the biggest in the world. It has the value of $25,000 per year and it is also renewable for period of four to five years if you are engineering student which makes its total value of about $100,000. The generous funding comes from GM Foundation. If you are dreaming to design and build the cars of tomorrow than you have pretty good chance to qualify for this scholarship. If you consider career in the car industry no matter if it will be engineering, design or business, you have to apply. Of course there is long list of criteria that you should meet but if you are female, minority member, veteran or military or dependent of one of them, your chances increase considerably. The other things that Buick Achievers seek are community involvement, school leader, volunteer worker, excellent student and many other things. The awards are 100 in number and are meant for freshmen or already enrolled students. And here you can get the full guidelines .

  1. Siemens Math, Science and Technology Award Scholarships.

Siemens in collaboration with College Board offers these scholarships. To get the scholarship you need to take part in one of the many regional competitions that end up with $3,000 price for the winner. This will qualify you for the next round and the national winner gets an award from $10,000 to $100,000. The other benefit is also that you will have the opportunity to see the campuses of many prestigious universities like: Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Texas at Austin, University of Notre Dame, Carnegie Mellon University and many others.

  1. Horatio Alger Scholarship Award.

This scholarship is based on financial need. It is meant for students with nigh performance and overcome great adversity. There are national and state awards. The national ones are $20,000 as amount each and the state ones you can check on this web page: . The criteria are different for every state, so check them carefully.

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It turns out that nowadays business is not only for economic purposes. More and more people find that business degree has wider implementation than just managing company because a lot of the strategies can be used as life philosophies. No matter if you pursueonline business degree or conventional one, it is an investment that often has to get outer support. For such cases were invent the student scholarships. Which are the most popular grants for education in business? Here you go the lining:

  1. Marc Beaumont Scholarship Fund.

It is given by the Academy of Arts and Sciences. To be eligible you need to pursue blending of your business education with entertainment and art industries requirements are minimum 3.3 of 4.0 GPA, full-time student currently enrolled. It’s not renewable and it is total $2,500.

  1. Women in Public Finance Scholarship.

It is available only for high school seniors with intention for enrolling in program in law, accounting or finance. The application is made through number of essays and should be submitted by the end of August of the previous year before the student university attendance.

  1. Cappex Business Majors Scholarship

This is renewable $1,000 grant for business students. Applications are open till the end of the year. There is no minimum GPA but the extracurricular activities and leadership potential are greatly valued.

  1. NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards.

This is program that promotes students who have already started their own small business. The criteria to receive the award are exemplary leadership both at work and in classroom. The program started in 2003 and it’s open for applications every year till December 18th.

  1. John L. Carey Scholarship Program.

This is AICPA’s grant for accountancy students. It is $5,000 for 10 students and applications are opened from December to April every year.

  1. NSHMBA Foundation Scholarship Program.

This one varies from $2,500 to $10,000 depending on the need and the application details of the candidates. Only for students from Hispanic lineage, graduate level.

  1. CEO of Tomorrow Scholarship.

History of academic achievements and excellent leadership abilities is what you need to get this one-time scholarship of $2,500.

  1. Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship.

ACFE offers this to students from accounting, executive leadership, finance and business management. ACFE chooses 29 winners and awards sums from $1,000 to $10,000 to each of them. Get ready with three recommendation letters, essays and minimum part-time enrollment in accredited school if you want to compete for these awards.

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Pell grants for online students

The Pell grants is one of the most popular grants that help students with low incomes to go through their studies. Most people don’t know that it is available not only for campus studies but also for students that have been enrolled in online colleges or online universities.

Basically the process of application goes the same way as the application made by campus students. You need to fill up Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA). To be eligible for Pell grant you need to be American citizen, eligible non-citizen or permanent resident. Your online degree should be your first, if you already have professional or bachelor’s degree, you cannot apply for Pell grant. You have to demonstrate your financial need through the FASFA. You need also to present your GED or high school diploma. You need to present prove that you are pursuing admission or you are already enrolled in legitimately accredited online educational institution. You can’t be in prison or to have unpaid student loan.

It’s important to know if your university or college is accredited because only educational institutions which have been accredited by authorized agency can enroll in financial aid federal program. Check the school you have chosen in the databases of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education, there you will find a list of accredited agencies. Check if the one that accredited your school is in it, if not, just quit the idea of studying in it. The best known agency for online education accreditation is the Distance Education and Training Council Accrediting Commission. It has been recognized for 30 years by the Department of Education.

You have two ways to fill your FASFA: online or through mail. As the papers for FASFA are available only on request you need to connect to the Federal Student Aid Center (1-800-4-FED-AID) or to download PDF document from the FASFA website: Keep in mind that FASFA documents filling is annual task as long as you are studying. Forgetting to present them will lead to your automatic leaving of the financial aid program.

To complete the FASFA you will need Social security number/ permanent resident card or alien registration card; bank statements; investment records and for the previous year – federal tax return; W-2 forms; parents’ or spouse’s federal tax return; untaxed incomes. FASFA application admissions start from January 1st.

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