College Education Grants
Free Resources For New & Returning Students
Thinking about getting your
College Degree?
There has been a new government stimulus that is helping Americans with college.
It is now possible to get matched with programs and determine your eligibility for free college assistance within minutes.

Are you ready to find out if you are eligible?
Frequently Asked Questions:
What Is This About?
Government assistance for new and returning students is being given out to eligible people across the country. This assistance is intended to help Americans go back to school and improve their lives.
What Kind of Assistance Is It?
It's different from loans. Loans, you have to pay back. Whereas this is yours to keep forever.
What Can It Be Used For?
It is up to the recipient how to best spend their money. It can be used for tuition, books, housing, and childcare, for example. The spend is not monitored and Americans are free to spend it as they see fit.
How Do I Get It?
Once and if you are eligible, which most people are, you will get it in the form of a check or a direct deposit into your bank account. It's just like getting a paycheck from an employer.
Sounds Great! How Do I Start?
It is great and millions of new and returning students take advantage of this opportunity each year. To begin the process of receiving the assistance, 
click here and begin to answer the questions asked and follow the simple instructions.


You may qualify for a financial aid package which can help you return to school. Grants and scholarships can also help pay for your education. Click here to learn more at the U.S. Department of Education website

Not all programs are accelerated, available in all locations, or in both online and on-campus formats. Financial aid including grants, scholarships and loans may be available to those who qualify. Program lengths and outcomes vary according to each institution's specific curriculum and employment opportunities are not guaranteed. This is a consumer information site that offers free, independent ratings and recommendations of colleges and universities. While we receive advertising revenue from most of the schools we rate and recommend, our editors thoroughly research each school and offer their honest opinions when rating each one. We are independently owned and operated and all opinions expressed on this site are our own, including, without limitation, our designation of a particular institution as being a "top" school.


For persons age 25 and over, the 2014 median earnings of full-time wage and salary workers with a bachelor's degree is $22,516 more than the median earnings of full-time wage and salary workers with only a high school diploma. Source:

According to the 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12): Student Financial Aid Estimates for 2011-12, the number of full-time students who received Pell grants in families with incomes between $60,000 to $80,000 increased to 18% in 2011-12 from 2% in 2007-08. Source:

The Federal Pell Grant is currently an annual award up to $6,095 and is usually given to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. In some cases, however, a student enrolled in a post-baccalaureate teacher certification program might receive a Federal Pell Grant. A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Source:

Occasionally you might have to pay back part or all of a grant if, for example, you withdraw from school before finishing an enrollment period such as a semester. Source:

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