Blog

Nitro Knowledge. Your Guide to Paying for College.


Federal Pell Grants are one of the most sought after forms of financial aid awarded by the federal government. They can be worth thousands in free money for college and there isn’t a set number of people that can receive them. As long as you meet the financial need requirements, this money is as good as yours.

Here’s what you need to know about this coveted form of financial aid:

Read More

State grants and scholarships can be some of your best sources to pay for college. Why? Some are merit-based. Need-based grants can have much higher limits than federal grants.

Read More

Need-based grant aid can be hard to estimate. After all, there aren’t specifics stated for income requirements and more grant aid can be awarded in one year. So how to predict how much financial aid your student might receive next year?

Read More

Grants are one of the best sources of financial aid. Why? Like scholarships, they generally will not require repayment. Even better, many are based solely on income. You don’t have to worry about competing based on grades or other factors. The income is wide ranging, so many middle class families will still qualify.

Read More

University grants are an offer of free money directly from the university. You always have to fill out the FAFSA, but there may be other forms needed in order to apply.

Read More