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The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2022 by Information on 1.5 million scholarships, grants, and prizes is easily accessible in this revised directory with more than 300 new listings that feature awards indexed by career goal, major, academics, public service, talent, athletics, religion, ethnicity, and more. Each entry contains all the necessary information for students and parents to complete the application process, including eligibility requirements, how to obtain an application, how to get more information about each award, sponsor website listings, award amounts, and key deadlines. With scholarships for high school, college, graduate, and adult students, this guide also includes tips on how to conduct the most effective search, how to write a winning application, and how to avoid scams.
Call Number: F250 U473
Publication Date: 2021-08-31
Scholarships, Grants and Prizes 2021 by Peterson's® Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2021 provides up-to-date information on more than 1.6 million privately funded awards worth over 10 billion dollars available to college students. It contains detailed profiles of awards based on academic fields and career goals, ethnic heritage, talent, employment experience, military service, and other categories that are available from private sources such as foundations, corporations, and religious and civic organizations. Approximately 3,500 profiles include information on award amounts, eligibility requirements, application deadlines, contact information, and more. Easy-to-use indexes allow students to search for awards by criteria like academic fields/career goals, sponsoring organizations, employment/volunteer experience, military service, nationality or ethnic heritage, corporate or religious affiliation, talent/interest area, and location of study. Quick-reference chart lists programs offering awards ranging from $50 to $150,000 Informative articles offer tips on winning a scholarship with a winning essay, guidance on getting in the minority scholarship mix, ways to use social media to help pay for college, strategies for searching for and finding awards, and more.
Call Number: F250 P485a
Publication Date: 2020-08-04
Colleges Worth Your Money by Colleges Worth Your Money: A Guide to What America's Top Schools Can Do for You is an invaluable guide for students making the crucial decision of where to attend college when our thinking about higher education is radically changing. At a time when costs are soaring and competition for admission is higher than ever, the college-bound need to know how prospective schools will benefit them both as students and after graduation. Colleges Worth Your Money provides the most up-to-date, accurate, and comprehensive information for gauging the ROI of America's top schools, including: In-depth profiles of 175 of the top colleges and universities across the U.S.;Over 75 key statistics about each school that cover unique admissions-related data points such as gender-specific acceptance rates, early decision acceptance rates, and five-year admissions trends at each college. The solid facts on career outcomes, including the school's connections with recruiters, the rate of employment post-graduation, where students land internships, the companies most likely to hire students from a particular school, and much more. Data and commentary on each college's merit and need-based aid awards, average student debt, and starting salary outcomes. Top Colleges for America's Top Majors lists highlighting schools that have the best programs in 40+ disciplines. Lists of the "Top Feeder" undergraduate colleges into medical school, law school, tech, journalism, Wall Street, engineering, and more.
Call Number: F240 B426
Publication Date: 2021-05-15
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online
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A Foundation Center database which provides detailed descriptions of more than 10,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. Grants to Individuals is updated quarterly.
U.S. Government Resources
Benefits.gov This link opens in a new window
Use this tool to determine your eligibility for state and federal benefits, and learn how to apply for them.
National Security Education Program
Scholarships for students to prepare them for a career in government service.
USAJobs - Students and Recent Graduates
If you’re a current student or recent graduate, you may be eligible for federal internships and job opportunities through the Pathways and other student programs.
College Scorecard - US Dept. of Ed.
Search for colleges by degree program, location, size, and name. Compare colleges based on average annual cost, graduation rate, and salary after attending. Additional data on net cost of attendance, retention rates, and student debt are also included.
Federal Student Loan Updates
U.S. Department of Education
Candid (Foundation Center) Resources
Scholarship Search Services (Usually require free registration)
Foreign Study/International Students
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