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Where can I find REAL college grants and scholarships for single mothers?  Other then the fAFSA.  I did that and its only giving me a little bit of money and so I need more.  I did a google search and just too many FAKE things popped up.  Where is the real stuff?

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Hi Liz,

You're right that there are many misleading and fake web sites out there that always show up in search results. Here are some legit sites that I've found that should be able to help you.

Grants are some of the best ways to get free money for college. You can read about them here:
http://www.studentfinancedomain.com/financial_aid/college_grants.aspx

And here are some sites that offer grants:
http://www.fedmoney.org/
http://www.freegovmoney.net/
http://www.grants.gov/

There are also some great sites that are built specifically to help single mothers. Here are a few:
http://www.singlemom.com/single-moms-grants-loans-scholarships/
http://www.singlemotherresources.com/
http://www.singlemom.com/RESOURCES/resources.htm

And here are some great articles that offer advice and other web sites that can help you:
http://www.howtodothings.com/family-and-relationships/a4039-how-to-find-grants-f
http://ezinearticles.com/?Financial-Help-For-Single-Mothers&id=274716
http://www.christian-mommies.com/special-features/just-for-moms/grants-for-singl
http://oedb.org/scholarship/single-mothers

I hope this information helps. I wish you the best of luck in your future college career!

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