Associate degree students can fund their education more easily

Associate degrees are cheaper than their bachelor counterparts, which makes paying for them using scholarship more facile

In today’s crumbling economy, finding a well-payed job is become more and more difficult. Once upon a time, if you stayed with an organization for long enough, there was a good chance you were going to be promoted to a higher paying job. That’s not the case anymore.

More and more companies are looking for employees who aren’t extremely well trained in their profession, but also a lot more educated. For this reason, it might not be easy to find a well-paying job if you don’t have a bachelor degree or higher. But here we encounter a paradox – not all bachelor degrees lead to high paying jobs. Some results in huge amounts of debt a young adult barely entering the working force can’t dream to handle on his/her own.

Fortunately, there are some jobs and careers that pay a good salary, without you having to sign up for a bachelor degree. For example, online associate degrees– which are two year programs – can get you a job with a decent pay.

According to US national data, one of the best-paying offline or online associate degrees are those which train paralegals or legal assistants. So if you like helping the juridical system or conduct legal research, this career path might be for you.

Associate degrees are also worthy to consider because they are a lot cheaper than a bachelor’s. And if you apply to a few scholarship opportunities along the way, you can be sure you’ll graduate without debt hanging over your head.

Every person interested in enrolling to college should take some time to research the students grants that are available to apply for. Students grants and scholarships represent money you don’t have to pay back once you graduate, so they are an effective way to pay for college.

And the good news is that there are plenty of scholarship opportunities for people enrolled in associate degrees. You just have to perform a few searches online to find them. Don’t know where to start? Here’s an idea.

Consider applying for the student grantsoffered by car insurance company, Hermann & Hermann. In a bid to raise awareness about distracted driving and make public roads safer, Hermann & Hermann is inviting undergraduate students to submit an essay (600 words or less) that addresses this topic: “What kind of effects do you believe we will face as self-driving cars become more prominent on the roads?”

It’s an interesting topic to ponder about, so if you have an idea about how to answer this one, go ahead and get a piece of paper and pen and start organizing your thoughts. The first prize winner will be awarded a $2,500 scholarship for college, while the second place will get $1,500. The third place will receive $1,000.

You can apply for this scholarship online until December 1, so make sure you don’t miss the deadline. Write the date somewhere, so you don’t forget about it. We wish you good luck!

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  1. Kindly requesting for scholarship to pursue high learning, please i need a chance. Victor from Kenya.

  2. I\’m Tegegn Helamo from Ethiopia.I wants your aid to success my dream & to improve my education through God.I have the greatest dream that is Msc program in my child life.I have BA please help me.I wish the best.

  3. I\’m Anny from Ghana. I need your help to pursue my education and achieve my dreams and goals in life.To do that I need your help to achieve a degree. I hope you consider me and help my dream come true

  4. I am from Chad ,i am looking for a scholarship in China to get one of the best training in the world. I hav strong background in english at university of legone in Ghana

  5. My name is Hager from Eritrea, i am a public health graduate with very great distinction merit. would you please consider me for your scholarship for a masters degree? There is no masters degree that i can persue in my country and i am economically disadvantaged. Sincerely looking forward to your response.

  6. I am Godlove from cameroon. i really need this schorlaship to persue my dreams in life. i will like to study for a degree in Economics. I will be very happy if you give me this opportuinity.

  7. Please sir/madam, I need to pursue a degree grant program. But I don\’t know how to go about it. Please help my poor condition..
    @martins from Nigeria..

  8. Kindly am requesting for Grant to help me to finish my bachelor\’s degree at Lilongwe University Of Agriculture And Natural Resources. Am from Malawi

  9. Am Darious KABWE from Zambia please I covertly asking for a help to proceed my higher education here in Zambia, I completed secondary education in 2016 but it has come to a difficult site where I can\’t afford to take myself to college.

  10. please kindly grant me a scholarship to pursue my Master\’s degree program with free accommodation abroad
    Please preferred countries

  11. Hello am Lenox olweny Mayi from Kenya I have finished my high school and would like to proceed to the next level but due to my low financial capability am unable.Am requesting for a scholarship to enable me achieve my dream

  12. Hii sir.. Good afternoon.. Im fahim
    From delhi india. Nd my home town is in bihar mean backward state.. Nd i belong to middle class family.. My parents had work hard for my future.. They had studied me in best school of patna till 12th std. Bt now my parents had not enough money to fulfill my dreams.. Bt sir. I want to request u that if u could help me in any way than sir i wil greatfull to u.. Nd every common people have also there dreams.

    Ur obident..

  13. For me am an orphan and my uncles discriminate me , they sold the land which belonged to my father am now a spanner boy at kapsabet with my form for papers, if at all I get sponsorship I will greatly appreciate, please consider my plea

  14. Dear sir or madam . I would like to pursue my studies but I have no means financially ..I would really appreciate your help

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