Recent federal reforms and an aging baby boomer generation have prompted many schools to create healthcare-related programs to help train more professionals in these fields. For example, North Idaho College recently announced that it has received a federal grant to train professionals in the healthcare industry, the North Idaho Sentinel reports. As a result, the… Read More


Many federal and state government agencies are providing schools with grants that are intended to help them start new training programs for in-demand industries, such as engineering and nursing. As a result, colleges and universities are taking advantage of these funds and setting up curricula that will help educate students for jobs of need in their respective regions.… Read More


The Lewis and Clark Community School (LCCS) has received a federal grant to begin an accelerated program for nursing students. The school will receive a $309,440 grant to support a Registered Nurse Bridge Program. The curriculum is designed for students who have previously obtained a licensed practical nurse (LPN) certificate to complete an associate degree… Read More


Federal Pell Grants are essentially free money, because they do not have to be repaid. These grants are selective, are only for enrolled students, and come in different amounts depending on the applicant’s need. The grant’s amount does not depend on a student’s status as a dependent or independent, but it does depend on a… Read More


Pell Grants are great for potential students that are worried about funding their education.  Federal Pell Grants are essentially free money, because they do not have to be repaid.  These grants are selective and come in different amounts depending on the applicant’s circumstances. Pell Grants were created to provide additional money to low-income undergraduate students… Read More


If you have been putting off going to college because of financial concerns, now may be the perfect time to get your degree. The government is making it easier to go back to school by putting more money into Pell Grants. As part of President Obama’s $600-billion stimulus package, this free money is more available to students than ever before.… Read More