Federal Grants - Pell Grants up to $2,700 per year for undergraduate students earning a bachelor's or professional degree, SEOG funds up to $4,000 per year/person, CWS funds even for part-time students.
State grants and scholarships available for highest ranking high school students, students who are needy, deaf or blind students, minorities. Most are based on need, grades and test scores.
Private Scholarships - Access to over 180,000 private Scholarships!
Privately Sponsored funds - from foundations, corporations, unions, fraternal and religious organizations
Private Foundations provide funding through grants and scholarships for graduate, undergraduate students for both public and private schools. Some offer funds with no strings attached others offer matching fund basis.
Artist funding as grants, awards, residential programs in such fields as dance, film, arts, theater, and writing.
Loan Programs - Unfortunately these do need to be repaid, but provide a valuable source of money. Stafford Guaranteed Student Loans up to $6,625 per year, Direct Plus Loans, and Perkins Loan Programs for up to $3,000 per year for undergraduate students and $5,000 per year for graduate students.