Getting private scholarships for college doesn’t necessarily mean a reduced bill

Aug 2, 2023
Sometimes schools will take private scholarship money and subtract that from its institutional grant. It’s known as scholarship displacement, and a handful of states are passing laws to end it.
Sometimes schools will take private scholarship money and subtract that from its institutional grant, a practice known as scholarship displacement.
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College communities rally together to support students struggling with campus departures

Mar 20, 2020
Alumni, professors and fellow students have donated time, money and resources to help those who have to leave campus but don't have an easy path home.
Students are worried about more than just whether or not commencement will happen. Some have uncertain living situations now that campuses are closing.
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How am I going to pay for this? Saving for your kids’ college education

Sep 30, 2019
We heard from parents across America about how they're trying to save for college. Here are five of their stories.
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The 4 best ways to save on college

Aug 11, 2017
Expert Mark Kantrowitz tells us his top tips.
Stanford University's library.
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Rhodes Trust plans global scholarship expansion

Mar 30, 2015
Chinese students are now able to apply for the prestigious program.

Luring talent with more than just a basketball

Aug 8, 2014
The NCAA has voted to give schools with the biggest sports programs more leeway.

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May 5, 2014's latest campaign goes beyond the baby carriage to college.

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Quiz: Unusual scholarships for college

Aug 30, 2013
Scholarships are usually awarded for the best and the brightest, but there are other off-beat scholarships available.

25 totally bizarre scholarships you can apply for

Aug 30, 2013
With education costs moving higher and higher, perhaps it's time to start applying for scholarships. You just might qualify for some of the more unique ones out there.