Sample article 4 writing assignment 4/16/2012
With the economy in slumber and an unemployment rate that some are saying is the lowest in US History, it is no surprise the number of people going to college is growing. The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) is one of many grants available to further one’s education. As grants go, the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) of course does not need to be repaid since it is not a loan. The grant is available to undergraduate students looking to fulfill their educational goals in order to obtain a higher paying position in their field of study. The grant application for the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) is conveniently available online.
The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (FSEOG) as with all free educational compensation does have its requirements. The requirements are: Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, A fulltime student who has already filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as FASFA, and/or if the student shows to be in serious financial need of educational funding. When applying for any grant, it is not a guarantee the applicant will be awarded the grant. The amount of educational grants very on the financial need or hardship. If awarded the FSEOG, the amount will depend on your individual, educational need and can be as low as $100 to a cap of $4,000. However, the first step in acquiring a grant is to fill out the FASFA- Free Application for Student Aid. By filling out the FASFA, it will serve as a guideline in finding the grant that will fit your needs.
If you are awarded the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, you will be notified through email or regular postal mail. The money from the grant will either be sent to the applicant by check or sent directly to the intended school to help pay the student tuition. However, if you are denied the FSEOG, there are several other grants you may qualify for. It is best to find out why you have been denied a particular grant; which qualifications you may not have met, doing so will help you find grants that you are more qualified for. For example, the PELL Grant that provides up to $5000 has a few more stringent requirements but may end up being the grant fit you look for. Every higher educational institution has a department of employees ready to guide you in the right direction as well as the answer to any questions you have. Keep in mind they are there to make sure you succeed and achieve your educational goals.
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