New Year's Resolution ? Drive Your Education From Start to Finish
Ring in the New Year with -- Let us be your guide to the right programs to help you pursue a degree and invest in your future. has information on benefit programs that can help ease the financial burden of higher education. A variety of grants, loans, scholarships and Federal programs are offered by the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Take a few moments on and explore the following education programs that you may be eligible to receive:

Federal Pell Grants: Provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate and certain post-baccalaureate students to promote access to postsecondary education.

Federal Work-Study: Funds jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay postsecondary education expenses.

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students: Provides scholarships to full-time, financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds who are enrolled in health professions and nursing programs.

Not sure where to begin? Start by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which will help you determine whether you are eligible to receive assistance through many of these programs. Schools will use information from the FAFSA to determine how much money you may be awarded during the academic year.

For's list of available education and loan programs, visit our "Education/Training" category page. We also suggest using our Benefit Finder to find out which benefit programs you might be eligible to receive to help you on your path to furthering your education!