Looking to enroll with a bachelor degree in the near future? Well, have you thought about the financial aspect?

You are probably well-aware by now that going to college costs a lot of money. Whether you’re aiming for a four-year degree program or a two-year one, you’ll have to make a big financial effort to be able to pay for the fees single-handedly.

Fortunately, you don’t have to. Today, you can easily get a scholarship and pay for your bachelor degree. Or at least part of it.

And if you’ve decided to give online universities a try, you’ll be able to get away with paying even less.

You see an online degree program is a lot more affordable than a traditional one. Well, it depends what you are studying, but in general, online universities are the key to getting a higher education on the cheap.

Worried you won’t be able to get your hands on a scholarship if you’re an online student? Don’t be really!

Unlike a few decades back, today most students can get financial help to aid with their expenses. But they need to start the process as early as possible.

Don’t stress about not having a stellar GPA. There are plenty of scholarships available for average students too. Although it wouldn’t hurt to have a relatively decent one. But that’s not a requirement, as it used to be in the past.

Anyway, do you know that you could get a scholarship based on the wackiest of talents? You probably think we’re joking at this point, but we can assure you we are not. To give you a pertinent example, there’s a scholarship open for students who love playing video games all day long.

So, it’s time you make an inventory of your passions and skills. Do you like to paint? Do you write poetry? Or maybe do you like to ride horses.

If the last part sounds like you, then you should check out the Nicole White & Christopher Vose Scholarship.

In order to apply you need to be either a high school senior or undergraduate student at the time of application. You also have to a member in good standing of the Maine Morgan Horse Club. Preference will be given to those who are currently enrolled (or have completed) the AMHA Horsemastership program or in a 4-H or FFA program.

In order to apply for this $1,000 award, you need to fill out the application form with your personal data including the honors & distinctions you might have received over the years, community service history and horse related profile.

Candidates are also asked to send in three letters of recommendations and a copy of her/his transcripts.

You have until December 31, 2018 to apply.

So if you’re into horses and a member of the Maine Morgan Horse Club (note, you DON’T have to reside in Maine), this scholarship is for you.

In case you possess other abilities and qualities, keep searching. There’s something out there for you too!