Look online for scholarships and grant opportunities.
If you'd like to apply for an education loan, we'd be more than happy to help you. But, before you get a loan, we encourage you to try getting scholarships and grants first. We've listed a few popular sites that might be helpful for finding a scholarship or grant. High school seniors and current college undergraduates can also register for our SunTrust Off To College Scholarship Sweepstakes.
A government site with plenty of information on funding opportunities and grant application packages. It lists grants that are currently available, and shows you how to apply for them. There's also a special link for minority languages.
This helpful site links you to several scholarship databases, and runs a free scholarship search for you.
Peterson's provides one of the largest free undergraduate scholarship databases available! They also have scholarship offerings geared towards international students.
The College Board provides a free search for scholarships, other financial aid, and internships from more than 2,200 programs.
Fast, easy and free way to find scholarships on the Internet, ScholarshipExperts.com delivers accurate and timely search results that have been filtered and customized to match unique user profiles.
Student Scholarship Search provides students and parents with a FREE searchable database of college scholarships and grants. No registration required. Scholarships updated daily.
Consider resources in your community.
High school counselors and financial aid officers are other great sources for finding out about scholarships. Also, be sure to look into scholarship availability through local civic groups, religious organizations, and area businesses.
If you've exhausted your scholarship and grant opportunities and you need additional financial aid, you might want to consider applying for a federal student loan.