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Obama’s ‘Moms Return to School’ Government Grant Scholarship

Updated: January 8, 2017

Are you aware that the Obama administration is committed to assisting single moms to return to school? So many moms are simply not aware that the Obama’s ‘Moms Return to School’ Government Grant Scholarship is available to them however you should find out all you can about this opportunity as there are many benefits for you!

Even though the economy is not so great at the moment, it is looking up and the worst is behind us. It is a great time for moms to consider college or university study. You will be in great demand as you’ll have the skills and qualifications needed for a capable workforce: something that employers will be looking for.

You will be in the best possible position to get the job that YOU have always wanted! And the best part is that scholarships don’t have to be paid back, unlike student loans.

Here are some facts about the federal government scholarship and grants available to moms and all women:

Federal Pell Grant

Obama has raised the amount of the Federal Pell Grant up to $5100 instead of $4050. He may even raise it more soon. So if you are a single mom, working mom or stay at home mom then this is simply one of the best ways to have your college education paid for.

How to Apply

You can apply for the scholarship by selecting a college or university which is holding the course or program that you wish to study. You simply then fill out the deferral FAFSA form and submit it.

Studying Moms get Tax Benefits

If you are a mother who is studying at college or university then you can take advantage of the excellent American Opportunity Tax Credit program which lets you get your first $4000 of higher education absolutely free. This coupled with your scholarship means that you really aren’t spending any money at all!

Online Study and Scholarships

You can apply for Obama’s ‘Moms Return to School’ Government Grant Scholarship program if you wish to study via online education. This is often the best choice for moms who can’t or don’t want to leave the family at home in order to go and study at a campus.

So give it a go and see if you qualify for Obama’s moms scholarships and grants.

At the same time, you can apply for other mom scholarships as these are perfectly suited for your situation as a busy mom who needs financial assistance for study. All I can say is – go for it!

  1. September 2nd, 2017 at 01:09 | #1

    Yes the Federal Pell Grant is still available under the Trump administration. You can find detailed information about applying at:

  2. angie
    September 1st, 2017 at 20:18 | #2

    Does this program even exist today?

  3. Stephanie M Vega
    August 2nd, 2017 at 21:30 | #3

    I am 28 a mother a single mother of 2 wonderful children. I am interested in going back to school in 5 months, to give me and my kids a better life. I am looking for a grant to move my kids forward. I already did a little bit of schooling before. Now that I have kids is been Kind of hard for me to pay for schooling. The scholarship will helps us a lot thanks.

  4. Lonnie chambellan
    June 13th, 2017 at 15:42 | #4

    I ally like to go back to school I’m trying to apply for disability but I still like to try n work like to do estate closing or Taxes n notary please help

  5. May 17th, 2017 at 23:04 | #5

    I am 47 years old mother with 4 adult children and one 8 year old daughter in school. My 18 year old son is going in the Air Force. My 21 year old son drives contracting vehicles to transport cars and trucks to dealership. My oldest daughter is 28 and she is in training to be a Correctional Officer. And my oldest son is out of the Army and applied to be a Police Officer in Charles County. It seems that all my children have taken the right steps. I have raised them and now it’s my chance to do what I want to do and get my Degree in Radiology. I would love to get into a college by early summer for Radiology or Nuclear Medicine. I have worked in the E.R. department as Emergency Response Dispatcher. I would love to have a career in this field. I know I would love my job and present excellent care to my patients. Please assist direct me to whom I am supposed to speak with to get the ball rolling? Thank you. God bless.

  6. Tamra Lee
    April 19th, 2017 at 10:24 | #6

    interested in eligible grants to go back to school.

  7. lyne
    March 27th, 2017 at 18:29 | #7

    @Anne Alston


  8. March 11th, 2017 at 11:18 | #8

    evening have been taking care of my sons life is hard for as hence I won’t to go to school.I wish I have seen this soon.I’m soon happy I came across this knowledge

  9. January 30th, 2017 at 10:23 | #9

    I am 37 year old single mother of three. I went back to secondary school in 2013 and got selected to study a Bachelor Degree in Education, Social Studies at the University of Malawi, Chancellor College. I have completed my second year and yet to start my third year. And luckily, my first born child, my daughter, has also been selected to pursue her degree in Communication and cultural studies at the same College. This means that I have to pay tuition for my daughter and myself, which I cannot manage due to financial . Am looking for a grant for myself, so that I should be able to pay for my daughter.

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