State Sources of College Funding and Financial Aid
Many states offer a variety of financial assistance to residents, so make sure you do your research.
Many — if not all — states offer a variety of financial assistance programs for college-bound students and your families, from scholarships and grants to college-savings (Section 529) plans.
Note: Check with your guidance counselor, as some states require an application be submitted for state-based aid.
Next up? A quick overview of independent grants and scholarships.
Need help with any of the terms described on this page? If so, find the answers in our High School College-Bound and College Planning Glossary.
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