The program called Obama’s Scholarships for Moms is designed to benefit those women in need of funds to assist them in bettering their education. Many moms have found they need to get a job and help out with the family finances in these economically lean times. There are plenty of jobs available, but unless they can be shown a college degree, most employers will turn applicants away. Those working moms may find their only job option is something in the minimum wage category unless they can give their education a boost.
There is grant money available and it can give a valuable assist to those who are willing to work and study hard. Applicants for federal grant money like the Scholarships for Moms or Pell Grants must qualify by proving they have a definite need for the funds, and that they will apply their selves to finishing their education. Some of these grants can amount to as much as ten thousand dollars each year and more than one grant may be used at a time, so this can add up to some substantial aid for the school bound mom.
President Obama is encouraging mothers to go back to school and better their education because he has seen how very beneficial that degree can be, especially for single or working moms. The online schools are also participating in this grant program and this method of schooling is proving to be very beneficial to working moms who already find they do not have enough hours in their days.
Applying for one or more of these available grants such as the Scholarships for Moms is a simple matter of filling out the application called a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Keep in mind also that this is grant money. Student loans will eventually need to be paid back, grant money never does.