Not all students have enough resources to pay their financial expense with ease and hence be focused enough on their studies to win scholarships. Unlike scholarships any student can apply for Education Grants. These grants have helped many students in completing their education. In the U.S the education grants are offered by the city or federal government non-profit organizations universities and wealthy individuals. These grants are designed to cater certain needs of different students. For instance some education grants focus on disabled students only some offer assistance for the minority class and some are targeted at students of certain education programs. Education Grants are mostly reserved for higher education programs to cater serious and directed individuals. There are around 100000 such organizations offering financial assistance and education aid to the needy students.
In many countries the elementary and junior high school education is free at the public schools the community colleges are four times cheaper than the private colleges and there are merit based scholarships available for the students. At the same time there are some education grants bodies which aim to make higher education possible for the middle and lower class students. For the academic year of 2009 - 2010 about $1.7 dollars have been reserved to aid the needy students. The process to apply for Education Grants is as simple as sending an email. The official website of the U.S Department of Education is where you can apply for the grant. The Education Grants Offered by the Education Department are Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Federal Pell Grants The National Science & Mathematic Access to Retain Talent Group Competitiveness Grant and many other grants and scholarships. The U.S Department of Education has made strict measure to ensure that these education grants are utilized just for the right purpose.