What are some grants available to single mothers?


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Federal Pell Grants and Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants are both available to single mothers. Raise the Nation's Loan Repayment Grants are offered solely to single mothers to help them pay off student debt.

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What are some grants available to single mothers?
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The Federal Pell Grant is awarded based on the applicant's financial needs and is intended to assist applicants with furthering their education and ultimately increasing their earning power. Although not solely for single mothers, a Pell Grant is ideal for anyone who needs money to go back to school. The FSEOG is similar to a Pell Grant, but it is offered by individual states according to need. Grants offered by Raise the Nation help single mothers repay outstanding student loans in exchange for various forms of community service.

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