Fund your online studies by applying to grants for school
Don’t think you have enough money to pay for an online degree? Don’t worry, scholarships for online students are widely available, you just need to search the web
If you’re past the classic college going age and struggling to keep work life and family life in balance, throwing in a college degree might destabilize the equilibrium you tried to establish so hard. At first going back to college might seem like a Herculean task, but the good news is that it doesn’t have to be.
That’s because there are lots of degree programs you can take online – so basically from the comfort of your own home and when you have the time for it. Accredited online universities are flourishing and degrees which are in high demand and can lead to successful careers.
But why would adults resort to online degree programs? The answer is quite straightforward. In order to advance in their career or learn a new skill which could open the gates to new career opportunities and implicitly a better future. Accredited online universities are well aware of that and that’s why now more than ever, they are offering a wide range of choices in terms of range of academic programs.
For some students, being able to choose between so many options might result in not being able to make a choice at all. That’s why, we’re going to take the opportunity here to highlight some of the most in demand online degrees which can get you started on a path in life.
You could for example, consider getting a computer systems analyst degree online. Before you shake your head, no this is not a job for the socially awkward computer genius. You’ll need to possess a love of technology, as well as show some great interpersonal skills. That’s because the computer system analyst creates the connection between the IT department and the client. Other duties involve budgetary or technical considerations of projects.
Prefer something less technical? Then you’re in luck. Experts predict demand for public relations specialists will grow with 23% by 2020. To make a career in this field, professionals need to have a flair for written and oral communication, as well as to master the art of selling.
You can practice one of these capabilities by applying for a scholarship. This way you will be able to kill two birds with one stone – develop your writing skills and if successful, win money to pay for your college tuition.
For example, the Razai & Nefulada Family Law scholarship allows you to do just that. However, the grant is open only to law students who are currently enrolled or have been accepted into a law school in the US. The grant is worth $1,500 and is awarded annually.
In order to apply, candidates need to submit an essay between 2,500 and 4,000 words on the topic of spousal support. Take into consideration that the topic of the essay is quite complex and you need to go through the requirements thoroughly if you want your application to be successful. You have until December 15, 2017 to apply for this scholarship, so if you’re interested in the topic you should start organizing your ideas as soon as possible.