Where does college scholarship money (doesn't have to be paid back) come from?
40% is Federal aid (this is need-based, and is determined using the FAFSA)
39% is from Colleges and Universities* (merit and need-based)
13% is from PRIVATE SOURCES (see below)
8% is State aid (also need-based) - click HERE for Wisconsin aid
*THE BEST SOURCE FOR SCHOLARSHIP MONEY OTHER THAN GOVERNMENT GRANTS FOR FINANCIAL NEED IS THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY THAT YOUR STUDENT PLANS TO ATTEND. START THERE!
HOW TO FIND THE 13% FROM PRIVATE SOURCES (Follow links to websites):
Websites with NATIONAL scholarship searches:CAREER ONE STOP