There are a variety of ways to pay for your educational expenses, but scholarships and grants are one of the best options available.
By Ryan Laspina and Dr. Patricia Campbell
Did you know that April is Financial Literacy Month? The U.S. Senate declared April to be Financial Literacy Month in early 2004 to encourage Americans to develop and maintain healthy financial habits. Here at the university, we strive to provide transparency and tools to help our students make informed financial decisions. Our dedicated Federal Student Aid (FSA) staff is trained in helping students borrow responsibly.
By Ryan Laspina
Senior Specialist, Red Flags and External Reviews at APUS
Most people think scholarships are only reserved for the best athletes and scholars. In reality, many scholarships wait to be claimed by students from all walks of life. Here are a few tips and some facts about scholarships.
By Susan Lowman-Thomas
Full-time Instructor in English, American Public University
Writing an essay as part of the process for applying for a scholarship can be daunting. It may be even more intimidating than writing an essay for a grade. The stakes may be quite high. It is, therefore, essential that such an essay is written with great care, attention to detail, passion, and confidence.