Accredited Schools Online, along with Maggie O'Neill, has developed a comprehensive guidebook intended to discuss the types of financial aid available for minority groups and to assist minority students with looking and applying for these aid packages.
"Paying for college can be tough for anyone. Tuition, room and board, parking, lab fees and other expenses put constant pressure on paychecks and set up students for years of lingering loans. According to the U.S. Department of Education, undergraduate students at four-year institutions paid an average of $13,927 per year for tuition and fees in 2012.
For certain segments of the population, however, a number of unique opportunities exist to help defray these costs. Fortune 500s, state governments, advocacy groups and other entities with educational interests offer scholarships to students based on merit, need and/or personal characteristics. Microsoft’s “Blacks at Microsoft Scholarship”, for example, offers qualifying African-American high school seniors up to $5,000 per year to complete their undergraduate education.
Student and faculty diversity at the college level is vital to the quality of higher education in the United States."
For a complete look at the in-depth guidebook please click on the link below.