What's the best way for my child to get a scholarship for college?
Different colleges will have different criteria for scholarships. Discuss which colleges your son or daughter may be interested in and research them online. Many college websites contain valuable information that's easily accessible. You can also contact the admissions office in order to find out about scholarships. Finally, set up a time to meet with your son or daughter's guidance counselor/college advisor. Using these resources will enable you to access information and help plan your child's high school schedule accordingly.
It also helps to remember that there are numerous types of scholarships available including those provided by businesses, chambers of commerce, unions, religious organizations, the military and state and federal financial aid programs. Again, online searches focusing on local scholarships in your region can prove extremely fruitful. FinAid.org is one of the best online resources for parents (and students) seeking information about financial aid.
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