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Q:
Where can I find information about financial aid as an undergraduate student?
A:

Before seeking foundation grants to help offset the costs of your higher education, you should pursue the following avenues:

Answer the questions in our scholarship worksheet before you start your research. Your answers will help you focus, suggest search terms that you can use, and help you find opportunities that you might not have considered before.

You can search for foundation grants with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online, our searchable database of grantmakers that provide support directly to individual grantseekers, including students. To search from your own computer, you can subscribe at our web site, or you can use it for free at Foundation Center libraries and Funding Information Network partners.

If you are seeking funding as a graduate student, please see our related Knowledge Base article Where can I find information about financial aid as a graduate student?

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Selected resources below may also be helpful.

Books & Articles

Check title availability at Foundation Center libraries and Funding Information Network partners or through your local library:

¿Cómo consigo apoyo financiero para asistir a la universidad?

Annual Register of Grant Support: A Directory of Funding Sources

The Grants Register

Multiple directories by population group and academic field, edited by Gail Ann Schlachter and David R. Weber

More books & articles on scholarships»

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