How Do Colleges Award Grant & Scholarship Money?
Colleges award discounts (grants and scholarships) from their own money based on many factors. Some are based on family financial need, as determined by a formula. Some award scholarships based on academic merit, extracurricular talent and other factors such as intended major. Some simply discount tuition in mysterious ways to increase the number of students who enroll.
The more you know about how colleges award discounts (grants & scholarships), the better your chances of receiving these discounts.
Learn more about School Awarded Need-Based Grants.
Learn more about School Awarded Merit-Based Scholarships.
Learn more about Other Sources of Grants & Scholarships.