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Colleges & Scholarships

Colleges, College Scholarships and Financial Aid Page
This Colleges, College Scholarships, and Financial Aid page is designed to offer college bound students, parents, and counselors easy access to information on:  colleges and universities throughout the United States; free college scholarship and financial aid searches; and   SAT and ACT test preparation tips, and more.

Internet Public Library: Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Fellowships Reference
This is a mega-site with links to information on financial aid as well as information on colleges and universities in the U.S.

Student AID on the Web
This is the Department of Education's official site for financial aid. It includes a link to the school codes required for financial aid applications.

The Student Guide
This site is maintained by the U.S. Department of Education.  It contains important links to online guides with useful information for students looking for financial aid.

Fastweb
FastWEB is the largest online scholarship search available, with 600,000 scholarships representing over one billion in scholarship dollars. It provides students with accurate, regularly updated information on scholarships, grants, and fellowships suited to their goals and qualifications, all at no cost to the student.his page is designed to provide students with information about a variety of grants.

Lunch-Money.com
This site offers a searchable database of scholarships. You can register online or search the site for free. It also provides a link to the official scholarship page which is very helpful.


The following is a selected, annotated listing of sources dealing with financial aid of various types. It is not a complete list of available titles.  For additional material, please check COAST (the online catalog) under the subject headings:

or under specific fields of study or specific ethnic groups, such as:

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G732
2004

Graduate study in psychology. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association.

Entries describe graduate programs in psychology offered by more than 300 U.S. and Canadian institutions. Entries include not only admission requirements but also sources of financial aid.

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16.3
G7
2000/01

Grants, fellowships, and prizes of interest to historians. Washington, DC: American Historical Association, Institutional Services Program.

Describes over 450 sources of funding for graduate students and scholars in the history profession. Covers fellowships, grants, internships, awards, prizes, and travel grants.

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110
P63G69
2003/04

Government assistance almanac, The Guide to Federal Domestic Financial and Other Programs. by J. Robert Dumouchel. Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics.

Covers grants, loans, fellowships, and scholarships.

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275
A57
2004

Annual register of grant support : a directory of funding sources. 31st ed. New Providence, NJ : R.R. Bowker.

Includes programs offering non-repayable aid to individuals; programs accepting applicants from U.S. or Canada; and grants and fellowships at the graduate level. Program descriptions contain type, purpose, amount, eligibility, application instructions, and deadlines. Indexes are by subject, organization and program, geographic location and personnel.

Electronic Copy- Search COAST for link The College blue book. New York : Macmillan Pub. Co.

Scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans, lists private sources of financial aid, divided into nine broad subject areas, subdivided into more specific areas of interest. Listed alphabetically by sponsoring agency. Some state and federal sources are given and there is a title index and a subject index.

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F62
2001

Foundation grants to individuals. / L. Victoria Hall, editor. 9th ed. New York : Foundation Center.

Lists 2,658 private U.S. foundations that provide financial assistance to individuals. Includes subject, types of support, and geographical indexes, among others.

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2337.2
C36
2001

Cassidy, Daniel J. Dan Cassidy's worldwide graduate scholarship directory. / by Daniel J. Cassidy. Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press.

Lists over 1,200 grants, scholarships, fellowships, loans, and internships available to the graduate student. Classified by major field of study. Each entry includes information such as deadlines, amount of the award, and a brief description.

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C37
2003

Cassidy, Daniel J. The scholarship book : the complete guide to private-sector scholarships, grants, and loans for undergraduates. / Daniel J. Cassidy. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall.

Lists over 1,800 grants, scholarships and loans available to the undergraduate. Classified by major field of study. Each entry includes information such as deadlines, amount of the award, and a brief description.

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2337.2
F574
2002/04

Financial aid for research and creative activities abroad./ Gail Ann Schlachter, R. David Weber. San Carlos, Calif. : Reference Service Press.

"A list of scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships for research and creative activities abroad; an annotated bibliography of financial aid directories; a set of five indexes: title, organization, geographic, subject, and deadline."

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2337.2
F576
2001/03

Financial aid for study and training abroad. / Gail Ann Schlachter, R. David Weber. San Carlos, Calif. : Reference Service Press.

"A list of scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships for study and training abroad; an annotated bibliography of financial aid directories; and a set of five indexes: title, organization, geographic, subject, and deadline."

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2337.2
M666
2003

Money for graduate students in the sciences. / Gail Ann Schlachter, R. David Weber. 1st ed. San Carlos, Calif. : Reference Service Press.

"A list of fellowships, grants, awards, loans, traineeships, and other funding programs set aside to support graduate study, training, research, and creative activities in the sciences; state sources of educational benefits; recormmended financial aid resources; and a set of six indexes: Title, Sponsor, Residency, Tenability, Subject, and Deadline."

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2338
D56
1995/97

Directory of financial aids for minorities, 1995-1997. / Gail Ann Schlachter, R. David Weber. San Carlos, Calif. : Reference Service Press, c1995.

"A list of scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships designed primarily or exclusively for minorities; state sources of educational benefits; and reference sources on financial aids."

Electronic Copy- Search COAST for link

Directory of financial aids for women. / Gail Ann Schlachter. San Carlos, Calif.: Reference Services Press.

"A list of: scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships designed primarily or exclusively for women; state sources of educational benefits; and reference sources on financial aid."

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2342
C536b
2005

College costs & financial aid handbook. / College Scholarship Service. New York : College Entrance Examination Board.

A practical manual describing college costs, the process of applying for financial aid, and resources available to college students. Expenses for over 3,200 schools are given. Includes sample forms.

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A1
D57
2003

Directory of biomedical and health care grants. Phoenix, Ariz. : Oryx Press.

Describes more than 3,400 programs concerned with human health and biomedicine. Each entry contains a brief description of the program, eligibility rules and program requirements. Access to each program is through a subject entry. Includes World Wide Web sites for those organizations on the Internet.

 

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