Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Education, Marine, Navy

HELPFUL HINTS TO ASSIST WITH FINANCING YOUR EDUCATION

Piggy bank laying on top of schools booksIf you are thinking about returning to school, then this time of year can be very busy…..

Paying for school is probably at the top of the list of things to work through and understand. You could be looking for scholarships, grants, student work programs, internships, completing your FAFSA application or a combination of any of these methods to finance your education.

Many times the first step in seeking financial assistance for your education is to complete your FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The application for the 2015-2016 school year is open and ready for you to complete online at https://fafsa.ed.gov/ .

The link below are 7 common mistakes that could delay in processing your application.
http://1.usa.gov/1Dqggg7
https://www.facebook.com/FederalStudentAid?fref=nf

There are many scholarships available to military spouses to assist with reaching your financial goals.

Below are a few to consider…..

For Army Spouses: http://www.army.mil/article/140767/AER_now_accepting_scholarship_applications/

For Navy and Marine Spouses: http://www.nmcrs.org/pages/education-loans-and-scholarships

For Navy and Coast Guard Spouses: http://www.navywivesclubsofamerica.org/scholarships/

For Air Force Spouses: http://www.afoscdc.com/

For ALL Military Spouses: http://pattillmanfoundation.org/apply-to-be-a-scholar/

For ALL Military Spouses: http://www.militaryfamily.org/our-programs/military-spouse-scholarships/

*** Please read each opportunity carefully for specific requirements.

If you have received a scholarship or grant, please let us know how it has helped you reach your goals.

 

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