Financial Aid for Teachers, Students

By Alan Haskvitz

http://www.reacheverychild.com/alan.html

There are a variety of sites that offer information about scholarships, grants, and other financial data to help pay for educational related expenses. Because of the numerous sites and the fluctuating requirements it is best to start with the larger ones first before going to the more specific ones. I have tried to list the two major categories here. Regardless, this is one of the largest collections on the Internet, if not the largest, thanks to the Horace Mann Companies.

Horace Mann scholarship

Open to all educators

https://www.horacemann.com/edscholarship/

A huge site

http://www.finaid.org/otheraid/

Large link site

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/grants_07.html

Grants, scholarships, and awards

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/grants.html

Awards

http://www.reacheverychild.com/scholarships/awards/index.html

Funding Directories

http://www.reacheverychild.com/scholarships/funding/directories.html

US Government Aid Sites

http://www.ed.gov/finaid/landing.jhtml

http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/funding.jsp

Scholarships

http://www.reacheverychild.com/scholarships/scholarships/index.html

Free government guide

You can order this without charge or download it.

http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/student_guide/index.html

American Federation of Teachers Listings

Includes debt forgiveness and local scholarships, too

http://www.aft.org/teachers/jft/loanforgiveness.htm

Yahoo listing

http://dir.yahoo.com/Education/Financial_Aid/Grants/

University fellowships

http://www.reacheverychild.com/fellowship/index.html

A guide to applying for college

http://www.reacheverychild.com/current/college/index.html

Non-profit organizations

http://www.reacheverychild.com/scholarships/funding/non-profit.html

Technology grants

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/tech_day.html#4

Financial Aid Officer

A very vast site

http://www.financialaidofficer.com/

Funding by location, type

http://www.reacheverychild.com/scholarships/funding/index.html

Scholarships by category

http://www.free-4u.com/

Federal Employee related aid sites

http://www.feea.org/

A must read article on college scholarship scams

http://www.usnews.com/usnews/biztech/articles/070803/3loanscams.htm

Teacher loan forgiveness explanation

http://education.yahoo.com/college/financial_aid/articles/teacher_loan_forgiveness.html

These are college scholarship sites. There may be a cost so beware.

http://www.college-scholarships.com/

College Net

http://www.collegenet.com/about/index_html

Peterson’s

http://www.petersons.com/finaid/file.asp?id=806&sponsor=1&path=ug.pfs.scholarships

Scholarship Page

http://www.scholarship-page.com/search.shtml

Grad Loans

http://www.gradloans.com/

Sallie May Loan Information

http://www.salliemae.com/

Nellie May

http://www.nelliemae.com/

Student loan finder

http://www.estudentloan.com/

Scholarship Finder

http://www.fastweb.com/

Ron Brown Scholarship

http://www.ronbrown.org/

Hispanic Scholarship

http://www.hsf.net/

International Forestry Grants

http://www.fs.fed.us/people/gf/gf00.htm

Financial Aid to study in Japan

This is an example of how specific your search needs to be to find financing for your interests and the great many possibilities.

http://www.colorado.edu/ealc/atj/Bridging/ABRD-finaid.html

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