College Grant Programs - Available Options For Higher Education Student Financial Aid
Grants are funding awards that do not have to be repaid. All education grants are based on financial need, and are basically gift money from some funding source, usually the government, your school, or a private / non-profit entity.
Grants are need-based programs and are awarded depending on the financial need of your family. It is important to exhaust all available means of financial aid, especially grants, before you decide to take out a loan that must be paid back.
The most common, well known types of education grant programs include: