Moms who are considering going back to school will probably think that finding the money to do it will be too big of a problem. But with Obama’s college grants program you have a chance to have your entire degree paid for for free.
Let me tell you a little bit about the differences between grants and student loans, unlike grants loans can have considerable costs and will most likely have you driven into debt or the foreseeable future. The upside to grants and scholarships is that you don’t have to pay any of the money back, this is obviously much better if you’re able to get one.
There are many different kinds of federal college grants that you can get depending on the type of education you’re pursuing. Some of these are the teacher education assistance for college and higher education, the national science and mathematics access to retain talent Grant, and by far the most popular one of all is the Pell Grant. The reason the Pell Grant is so widely pursued is that there isn’t a specific set of criteria to get one with the only exception being having a lower than average income, it is a needs-based grant. This is perfect for mothers who may be in financial trouble who still want to try to attend school to improve their life and career.
Obama has made it one of his top priorities to help moms get the money they need to get back in school. You should apply for the most scholarships and grants that you possibly can. And in the event that you don’t qualify to receive a pell grant or the other financial aid offered by the government, there are many other ways that will get you the money you need help you pay for your education.