Grants for single mother in the US
Being a single mother is a tough job, and that too if you are a single mother in the USA, it is the toughest job. Raising your kids, looking into the financial matters, running the house, doing your job, hectic right, yes it is and believe me for saying so. Well, my name is Jane Jockos and am from Detroit, MI.
I am a single mother with two kids; one is of four years and the other seven. It has been two years now since I got divorced from my husband and my ex-husband said a no to taking any responsibilities of our children, hence I am now taking care of them, but my every day since last two years and till date is like a world war. To top it up am not much educated that I would get some quick and good paying job and can run my expense and spend extra as well, so am doing all kind of odd jobs because I cannot do a permanent shift and trying my heart out to raise my kids.
Well, here is the twist, the reason for me to write this article was to let those entire single mothers know that they should not get depressed and that there are ways to fight, one of the ways that I would be exploring today is the government grants available for single mother. Yes, there are lots of different types of government grants available for single mothers and I am going to elaborate on what they are and how you can get one. So keep reading folks!!!
To start with the easiest way would be to search online for the various kinds of grants for single moms . Even your local office of the government can help you out on the diverse kinds of programs which are present for single mothers. It is essential that when one goes to the government office one specifically searches or asks for the options available rather than just accepting one which is offered.
Apart from this the other important thing which one needs to keep on mind is to ask as many questions as possible which clear various kinds of doubts which might arise on one’s mind gradually. Check for stuffs like how to get these grants , the process and formalities required the deadlines if any that are present, the resources that are necessary for availing the grants, the time span which for getting the same in your account, etc.
Even government sites provide various intricate details pertaining to various kinds of grants which the US Government provides in different states for single mothers. Few financial helps which are present are based on the first come first serve basis and hence it is essential that one searches thoroughly before coming to any conclusion.
Attending college once again can also be one option for availing the Pell Grants which aids in educating single mothers who might have left their education undone during their prime. This grant helps all those lower scale income students to pay off their tuition fees as well as the other related expenses at concessional rates.
In addition it is also important that one compares the pros and cons of each against the other tp check which is the better among the lot under the given situation and circumstances one is in. There are few grants which can be availed easily in comparison to the others, whereas others are dependent upon the kind of nationality, income levels and various other criteria, etc.
Apart from the said Pell Grants there are other grants like the FSEOG, the Federal Supplementation Education Opportunity Grant, and the SMART or the Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent grant, etc. Hence single mothers the doors of freedom are not far from you so no longer you need to be depressed.