by: Kate Lindemann
If you are an adult returning to get your college degree, you know
that it can be expensive. Whether you are commuting to classes or doing an Online college degree, the tuition is about the same. Paying for college can be a problem.
But did you know that there are scholarships just for adult students?
Yes, and you could be the recepient of one of those scholarships.
First you need to get clear about how scholarship grants are designated so you do not waste time looking for money from programs for which you are not eligible.
There are some scholarships that are only for graduating high school
students. But there are many others that are 'general' ie., not restricted
by age or current attendace in high school and you as well as
a high school student could win one of these. And there are a
number of scholarships designated for adult or returning students
If you really want a scholarship, you will apply for both the
non-restricted grants as well as the programs restricted to adult,
returning students. "Casting a wide net is more likely to land
Here are some tips about finding scholarship money.
First, look locally. Go to your local library and explalin that you are about to return to college to get your degree. Ask what books or
references they have about college scholarships for adults.
College scholarships for adults
About The Author
Kate Lindemann is a college professor who has created an web site for adults returning to get their college degrees online. There are more tips about obtaining scholarships at: http://www.online-degree-info.com/Adult_scholarship.html.
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