Want free money for college? First stop, scholarships

Free money for college is just around the corner.

There are many scholarship opportunities, but knowing where to start looking can be hard. Luckily, Frederick Community College has many resources that can help you find one or even many.

College can be a financial burden for some people. In fact, it’s a financial burden for most. There has been an increase in college costs over the years.

The National Center for Education Statistics reported that in 1980, the price to attend a four-year college full-time was $10,231 annually, which included tuition, fees, room and board. But by 2019-20, the NCES reported, tuition now costs on average $28,775.

No college student should be intimidated or underestimate the power of a scholarship. Any financial help is greatly appreciated, but loans must be paid back over time. The best thing about scholarships is that they do not need to be repaid. College scholarships are free money for students to pay for tuition and fees.

There are plenty of places to find a scholarship, from your college to different private companies. The application process is easy and free.

With FCC being a financially affordable college compared to most two and four-year universities, it is still important to look into their scholarship opportunities.

College is important for students who want to advance their professional careers and increase their academic opportunities. While the financial burden may be scary, scholarships can significantly decrease college tuition and lessen the need for student loans.

FCC makes it easy for students to apply. All that’s needed is an FCC student ID number, FCC email address, and password on hand. You can speak to an advisor about applying or go directly to https://apps.frederick.edu/foundation/wheretogive/fccfoundationscholarships.aspx.

Depending on the scholarship, there might be a limit on how many are handed out. Because of this, it is important to ask questions and get the ball rolling as soon as possible.



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