Options to Get an Accounting Scholarship

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What Are Some Options to Get an Accounting Scholarship?

Options to Get an Accounting Scholarship

The first thing you must do is select a school that is accredited in your major. Accounting scholarships and financial aid are available if your institution is accredited properly. The word “properly” is also important in the event your school has been accredited by an obscure or inappropriate agency. If your program is properly accredited, you will have access to a variety of scholarships and financial aid.

Financial aid covers a wide path. The world of accounting scholarships and financial aid is comprised of the following.

  • Grants
  • Government Loans
  • Private Loans
  • Scholarships – provided by your school or private sources
  • Work-Study Programs – which offer tuition deferral or forgiveness while you are a student and perform work for the university

A fast and efficient way to get your information gathering underway is to visit fafsa.com (Free Application for Federal Student Aid website) and fastweb.com (which is a good source of local, national, and school scholarships) and www.ed.gov/finaid, which will give you initial information on many sources of financial aid. But don't stop there, as examining options for accounting scholarships and financial aid works much like a puzzle as you put the available pieces together.



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