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If you're planning on applying to a historically black college or university, or HBCU, you probably already know that this group of universities represent some of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher education in the United States. 

As with any college choice, you may also be wondering how to pay for tuition and other school expenses. Thankfully, HBCUs are known for making college financially accessible. Here, we've compiled a long list of scholarships available to students attending HBCUs.

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It's probably not a newsflash that  women are still largely outnumbered by their male counterparts in science and engineering.

What might be news: More colleges and employers are making it a priority to get women into STEM fieldsand they're making financial investments to back that up. That means there are ever-growing options for female students who are hunting for scholarships. Here's how to find that sweet "free money" to help fund your STEM education. 

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Congrats! You've been accepted to college. Now you just need to figure out how to pay for it. 

But before you start digging through your car for any loose change you can find, you might want to take some time to check out all of the resources available to help you pay for college in the state of Florida.

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Everybody loves finding a $20 bill in their pocket, right? Usually, free money doesn't come that easy — especially when it comes to college money. 

Thankfully, there are some resources that can help you find scholarships, which you don't have to repay, to help pay for your education. Among them is Scholly, an easy-to-use app that connects students with scholarship opportunities. Here's what you need to know about this tool. 

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You probably know all about traditional scholarships like those for students with good grades, witty essays and unique backgrounds.

But did you know that you can earn smaller scholarships for more attainable goals like earning an A in a class or taking a leadership role on your basketball team? Welcome to the world of micro-scholarships.

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When you’ve done the hard work of earning the grades to get into your school of choice, nothing is more frustrating than the idea of taking on a mountain of debt to get to graduation.

That’s why every college-bound high school student should apply for as many scholarships as they can. Free money is out there waiting for you and the more you apply, the greater your odds of success.

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