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collegefundjarScholarships are a huge part of the paying-for-college process, but we know how hard it can be to receive scholarship awards. Searching for and applying for scholarships can feel like a full-time job…on top of test prep, college applications, and keeping your GPA up.

But don’t worry, we can help. We have information and tips to help you apply for scholarships and start earning free money toward your college education. College cost experts Frank Palmasani and Diane Melville are ready to help you get started.

The #1 Most Important Scholarship Tip from Diane Melville

Everyone can win a scholarship.

Yes, everyone. There are a lot of college scholarships out there—I know this because I applied for more than 350 scholarships and won enough money to pay for my entire private school education. To win scholarship money for college, you just have to be willing to put in time and effort.

It doesn’t matter what grade you are in, what your GPA is, or where you live—you can find and apply for scholarships that you’re eligible for.

Ready to get started? Check out this page on How to Start Your Scholarship Search.