Finishing a college degree these days is not so inviting when you think of the tuition cost. Be it a 2-year or a 4-year-degree, you will be overwhelmed with the expenses that you will incur if supporting yourself towards college is what you will do. Yes, there are student loans that you can apply for but it will leave you indebted for the next 20 years or more of your life.

When my husband and I were in college, scholarships were what made us push through our degree. The husband was able to avail of the academic scholarship that their university offered to those who were able to maintain their grades on a certain required academic standing. He was able to do that so his tuition was waived and he was receiving a monthly allowance. In my case, I was a Dean’s lister, too, but only half of the tuition cost was waived though, so I still had to pay the other half of the cost. Which wasn’t bad as my older sister was there willing to shoulder my financial needs as I finished off my degree. So, the husband and I graduated without student loans to pay.

Here in the US, there is a website where you can find scholarships and grants that can help you further your college dream. Visit scholarshipsonline.org and see from the list of scholarships for the 2012-2013 what is available that fits your preference. This is such a great resources to share so if you or you know someone who might benefit from a scholarship or grant resources online, feel free to give him or her this link!