YOUR MONEY: Plumb the Internet for college-financing resourcesEvery penny counts when it comes to financing a college education. And one of the best ways to help cover the cost of college is with a scholarship.
By: Chuck Myers, McClatchy-Tribune News Service
Every penny counts when it comes to financing a college education.
And one of the best ways to help cover the cost of college is with a scholarship.
Several Web sites offer useful insights about scholarships, the application process and tools to track down scholarship opportunities. Here are a few worth checking out:
Contains searchable database with more than 2,300 sources offering college funding.
Features tips on how to improve the chance of securing a scholarship.
Offers a scholarship search tool and overview of scholarship opportunities (requires registration).
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Search for scholarships opportunities by field of study.