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It’s hard to combine family, job, and school. Many single mothers find that they can’t do all three at once, especially when their children are younger. Because a single mother can’t abandon family responsibilities and she needs to keep her job to support her family, it’s usually school and career development that has to be set aside. However, when the kids are old enough to go to school, it’s often easier to find time to pick up those degree plans or personal projects that will lead to a better job in the...

FSEOG Grant Introduction The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) is a needs based grant for undergraduate students. This grant does not have to be repaid. Students must be eligible for the Federal Pell Grant in order to be considered for the FSEOG grant. Eligible students need to demonstrate extreme financial need and have among the smallest Expected Family Contributions of those students who received the Pell Grant. An Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is a number calculated by the federal government. It is an...

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH) is a merit based grant offered by the Department of Education. It is not dependent on financial need. The TEACH Grant is offered to students seeking a bachelor or graduate degree and are committed to serving as a full time teacher for 4 years. The conditions of this service are: you serve in a private or public school or an educational service agency that serves low income families and you teach in a high needs area for over half (51% or more) of your teaching...

The Federal Pell Grant is a need based grant offered to undergraduate students who do not possess a bachelors or professional degree. Sometimes a student, even though he possess a bachelors degree, can be eligible for the Pell Grant if he is enrolled in a teacher certificate program. The Federal Pell Grant will only fund a student for 12 semesters (or the equivalent). Prior...