• Wait, What? Scholarships Are Taxable?

    StatePoint Everyone knows about scholarships. They’re no-strings-attached money to help students pay for their higher education. Right? Usually, but not always. In some cases, there are significant strings attached — including situations in which scholarships are treated as taxable income. While unusual, it’s important for students, their families and...
  • Community Members Awarded Full-Tuition Scholarships

    University of Phoenix Presents Three Scholarship Awards at the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley 27th Annual Ball University of Phoenix recently presented full-tuition scholarships to three women, during the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley’s 27th Annual Ball. The recipients were selected for demonstrating the desire to help improve their...
  • Scholarships and Grants for families

    Tapping More Scholarships and Grants to Pay for College

    StatePoint Families spent less out-of-pocket for college in academic year 2015-16 compared to last year, as they took advantage of more scholarships and grants to foot the bill, according to a new national study. Scholarships and grants covered 34 percent of college costs, according to the report, the largest...