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College Scholarships for Working Parents

Being a working parent myself, I can hardly find time to get much done throughout the day besides working, cleaning, eating and sleeping. This is also the case for many parents who are not only working, but also juggling the responsibility of being a college student. Scholarships are a great way to help pay for […]

Scholarships to Apply for Now

As we enter into the middle of the fall school semester, mid-term exams are popping up and anticipation for Thanksgiving and winter vacations are starting to rise. Some people might not realize that this is also the time to begin seeking free money for next school year. That’s right, many applications are opening up now […]

Top 5 Items You Need to Apply for Scholarships

So you are about to begin your search for scholarships. You have combed through websites and lists of various scholarships you could potentially apply for, but it can seem a bit overwhelming. Here are the five things you should have ready before beginning a scholarship search. If you do, I promise, filling out online applications and […]

College Goal Sunday 2016: Get Help With the FAFSA

Would you like help paying for college? Who wouldn’t? Your attention might be focused on filing your income tax return, but if you or dependents will be going to college in August, you should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid – the FAFSA – separate applications for each student, including yourself. Sunday, February […]

FRCC Foundation Scholarship Myths

The FRCC Foundation scholarship application for the 2016-2017 academic year opened on Dec. 1. As the FRCC Foundation’s program and annual fund manager, I have the great privilege of overseeing our scholarship program. When I am out and about speaking to potential scholarship applicants, I often hear students making incorrect assumptions about our scholarships, so I’d […]

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