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The value of a college degree is undisputed. A 2010 report from the College Board estimates that, among full-time workers, high school graduates earned a median annual income of $33,800; workers with an associate’s degree, $42,000; and, workers with a bachelor’s degree, $55,700.

Chapter 5 | Beyond Federal Aid

The series of Webpages that follows is excerpted from Chapter 4 of College Access and Success for Students Experiencing Homelessness: A Toolkit for Educators and Service Providers, available in its entirety at http://www.naehcy.org/educational-resources/he-toolkit. For a comprehensive discussion of the issue of financial support for college beyond federal aid, download College Access and Success for Students Experiencing Homelessness: A Toolkit for Educators and Service Providers and reference Chapter 5 - Paying For College: Beyond Federal Aid and Appendix 5A -Scholarship Search Tips and Tricks.

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While federal financial aid often provides the majority of funding for a student’s higher education expenses, scholarships available from a variety of national-, state-, and local-level agencies and organizations can be valuable sources of additional funding. This chapter provides important information about understanding scholarship options beyond federal aid and strategies for finding and applying for scholarships.

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