Grants and scholarships are monies that do not require repayment - they are free money. Grants are often need-based, while scholarships are usually merit-based.
Grants and scholarships can come from CNU or a private or nonprofit organization. Do your research and apply for any grants or scholarships you might be eligible for, and be sure to meet application deadlines!
Scholarship databases can help you search multiple scholarships based on your unique personal or academic background. Below is a list of some major scholarship databases:
Before you apply for any grant or scholarship, learn how to spot potential fraud, avoid paying for free services, and prevent identity theft. For more information regarding scholarship scams, visit http://studentaid.ed.gov/types/scams.
CNU staff make every effort to compile and update a list of available scholarship, grant, and loan repayment programs. Below is a list of what’s currently available: