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Graduate Fellowships: What Are They and How to Find Them

A main difference between a scholarship and a fellowship is that the former typically is a grant administered by the academic institution, while the latter is usually overseen by an outside organization.That's important because it means a fellowship can come from anywhere -- from an organization that promotes research in your field of choice to an agency with a specific goal in mind.

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Transferring Military Education Benefits
Transferring Military Education Benefits Overview

Those potentially eligible for transferring military education benefits include officers and enlisted, active duty and Selected Reserve (including the National Guard), who have served at least six years since Sept. 10, 2001, and agree to serve an additional four years. The additional service time may be prorated to a lesser amount for those approaching retirement.

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Community College Tuition Costs
How to Save on Community College Tuition Costs

Tuition costs are considerably lower at two-year institutions. In addition, attending a community college close to home gives many students the option of living at home with their parents for another two years, saving another large amount of money which otherwise would have been spent on dorm fees, meal plans and other cost-of-living-on-campus expenses.

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Military Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

This program offers career assistance and counseling services. Soldiers who have more than 180 days of active duty service and are transitioning to civilian life are eligible for the TAP.

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Military Education Benefits: G.I. Bill Q & A

To be eligible for the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill, you must have served for at least 90 days of active duty service after Sept. 10, 2001 and have received an honorable discharge when you retired from the military.
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Tuesday, Jun 24 2014 12:00 PM

Can I Use the G.I. Bill to Pay for Graduate School?

For military service members and veterans who have served for three years, the G.I. Bill provides 100% coverage of tuition and fees, according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. Those who have served less than 3 years also receive large benefits to help pay for college.
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Monday, Jun 23 2014 12:00 PM

Questions to Ask About Student Loans (Before Signing)

While most students don’t take Latin these days, there’s one Latin phrase that anyone evaluating student loan offers needs to know – caveat emptor, which means “let the buyer beware.”
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Monday, Jun 09 2014 11:00 AM

Tips to Minimize Student Debt While Pursuing a College Degree

even if debt is going to be part of your future, there are ways to minimize its impact on your bottom line. While student loan debt has hit record levels, there are many ways for smart students to handle the financial pressures.
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Tuesday, Apr 22 2014 11:00 AM

What College Students Need to Know about Student Loan Debt and Credit Ratings

Student debt doesn’t have to be a bad thing, at least in terms of a credit rating, which also is commonly known as a credit score or FICO score
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Friday, Apr 04 2014 11:00 AM

Student Loan Tax Tips for 2014

Today, completing examinations and homework assignments are not the only challenges that students face. With college prices at an all-time high, student loans are a necessity for many. Since tax breaks offer some extra help, many students decide to postpone paying off their debt.
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Thursday, Mar 20 2014 01:00 PM

Getting Money for College – Financial Aid, Scholarship & Grant Articles, Guides

Paying for school can be a real challenge, but thankfully there are scholarships, grants, student loans and other sources of college money that can help. In this part of the U.S. News University Directory resource center, you will find financial aid news as well as guides on how to find money for school. They can help you create a paying-for-school strategy that significantly lowers the financial burden on you and your family!