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$65,000 College Loan Repayment

The Army College Loan Repayment program allows participants to pay off federally insured student loans when they enlist in the Army, in a qualifying job. To be eligible, applicants must enlist for three years on Active Duty or six years in the Army Reserve and their loan status must not be in default. For Active Duty Soldiers, participants can receive up to $65,000 to repay college loans. For Army Reserve Soldiers, individuals can receive up to $20,000 to repay college loans. Contact the United States Army at 800-872-2769; Continue reading

$2,000 for Students Studying in Restaurant or Food Service Programs

Undergraduate Merit Scholarship for College Students provides $2,000 awards for undergraduate students pursuing a certificate, associate degree, or bachelor’s degree in a restaurant/ foodservice-related program. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA, have completed at least one term of a two- to four-year degree program, and have a minimum of 750 hours of work experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Contact the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, (formerly National Institute for the Food Service Industry), 175 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604-2702; 800-765-2122, 312-715-1010; Fax: 312-715-0807; Continue reading

$3,000 Loan Repayment Assistance

This program is open to all graduates of the Seattle University School of Law. Graduates who choose full time public interest legal careers and are licensed attorneys may be eligible to receive up to $3000 of forgiveness. The qualifying income limit is a maximum of $45,000 annually and the graduate must remain in qualifying public interest employment for at least one year. Contact the Office of Financial Aid, Seattle University of Law, 901 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122-1090; 206-398-4250; Continue reading

Money For Students And Teachers To Travel Overseas

(Overseas Group Projects Abroad 84.021)
The program objective is to help educational institutions improve their programs in modern foreign language and area studies through overseas study/travel seminar group research, advanced foreign language training, and curriculum development. Contact Higher Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Post Secondary Education, 1990 K Street, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006; 202-502-7624; Continue reading

$30,000 In Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need

The U.S. Department of Education offers funding for fellowships to graduate academic departments, programs, and units of institutions of higher education. The fellowships, awarded by the funded institution, are for superior graduate students with a financial need, who plan to teach or do research in academic areas of national need. These areas include biology, chemistry, computer and information science, engineering, geological science, mathematics, and physics. Contact the International Education and Graduate Programs Service, Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20202-5247; 202-502-7638; Continue reading

NYU Graduates Full Loan Repayment

NYU School of Law graduates pursuing careers in public service or with not-for-profit organizations following graduation are eligible to receive to have their debt burden paid in full or part by NYU. Contact the Office of Student Financial Services, New York University School of Law, 245 Sullivan Street, Suite 400, New York, NY 10012 1301; 212-998-6050; Continue reading

Money For School Food Service Graduate School

If you are a current member of the School Nutrition Association and you are interested in continuing your school foodservice-related field at the graduate level, this scholarship may be for you. The Professional Growth Scholarship covers tuition, fees and books only and is renewable for up to four years. Contact School Nutrition Association, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703-739-3900; Fax: 703-739-3915; Continue reading

Scholarships for Health Care Professionals

(Health Professions Scholarship Program 93.972)
This program objective is to provide scholarships to American Indians and Alaskan natives attending health professions schools and who are interested in serving other Indians. Upon completion, scholarship recipients are obligated to serve in the Indian Health Service one year for each year of scholarship support, with a minimum of two years. Contact Indian Health Service, Scholarship Program, 801 Thompson Ave., Suite 120, Rockville, MD 20852; 301-443-6197; Continue reading

Low-Interest Student Loans

(Federal Perkins Loan Program 84.038)
Low-interest loans are available to eligible post-secondary students with demonstrated financial need to help meet educational expenses. To apply, contact the Financial Aid office of the school you attend or plan to attend. A student Financial Aid Handbook is available, as well as a list of grantee institutions by contacting the Federal Student Aid Information Center, P.O. Box 84, Washington, DC 20044; 800-433-3242; TTY: 800-730-8913. Contact the Division of Policy Development Student Financial Assistance Programs, Office of Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20202-5446; 800-433-3242; Continue reading

$50,000 to do Research at Postdoctoral Level

ACLS Fellowships provide awards to individual scholars at the postdoctoral level to pursue research in the humanities and social sciences. The program offers up to $50,000 for Full Professor and equivalent, $40,000 for Associate Professor and equivalent, and $30,000 for Assistant Professor and equivalent (also includes New York Public Library Fellowships) for six to twelve months of research leave between July and February. Contact the American Council of Learned Societies, 633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017-6795; 212-697-1505; Fax: 212-949-8058; Continue reading

Scholarships for Disadvantaged Health Profession Students

(Scholarships For Health Profession Students From Disadvantaged Backgrounds 93.925)
The Scholarships For Disadvantaged Students program provides funds to eligible schools for the purpose of providing scholarships to full-time financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds enrolled in health professions and nursing programs. Funds are awarded to accredited schools of medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, podiatric medicine, veterinary medicine, nursing (diploma, associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree), public health, allied health (baccalaureate and graduate degree programs of dental hygiene, medical laboratory technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, radiologic technology), and graduate programs in clinical psychology. Contact the student financial aid office at the school where you intend to apply for admission or where you are enrolled. Contact the Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 8-34, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857; 301-443-4776; 888-275-4772; Continue reading

Let the Navy Help You Pay Off up to $65,000 of Your Student Loans

The Navy will pay for up to $65,000 of loans acquired from a post???secondary education for college students and graduates who qualify. To be eligible for the program the loan cannot be in default and it must be the applicant???s first enlistment. The LRP is available to all active Navy enlisted positions! Contact the U.S. Navy at 800-872-6289; Continue reading

Up to $20,000/Year for D.D.S

If you are a Dentist and willing to sign a contract committing two years of full-time primary care clinical services in a public or nonprofit entity located in a Federally-designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) in Iowa, you can receive up to $20,000 of loan forgiveness. The Iowa PRIMECARRE Loan Repayment Program requires that all applicants be a US citizen, licensed to practice in Iowa, and have Medical education-related debts. Contact Bureau of Health Care Access, Attn: Patricia Kehoe, PRIMECARRE Coordinator, 321 E. 12th Street, 5th Floor, Des Moines, IA 50319; 515-281-7689, 800-308-5986; Continue reading

$9,500 Fellowships for Jewish Students

Wexner Graduate Fellowships cover all tuition expenses and required fees plus a generous living stipend. Fellowships are granted for a two-year period and may be renewed. Giving is done nationwide. Fellowships are awarded to North Americans who are college graduates and who plan to pursue a career in the Jewish community. Contact Wexner Foundation, 6525 W. Campus Oval, Ste. 110, New Albany, OH 43054; 614-939-6060; Fax: 614-939-6066; Continue reading

Pennsylvania Soldiers Collect $2,500

A one-time student loan forgiveness benefit of up to $2,500 can be yours if you served in the Armed Forces, in an active duty status, between September 11, 2001, and December 31, 2005. The Armed Forces Loan Forgiveness Program recognizes the bravery, dedication, and loyalty of our servicemen and women who served in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, for our nation. There are also many other programs available.? Contact the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, PA State Grants and Special Programs, 1200 N 7th St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444; 800-233-0557; Continue reading

$$$ for You: CSU Forgivable Loan Program

The Forgivable Loan/Doctoral Incentive Program (FLP) is a competitive program that provides loans to a limited number of full-time doctoral students at accredited universities. The Program provides loans of up to $10,000 per year. Participants may borrow a maximum of $30,000 over a five-year period. Contact The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, 401 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802-4210; 562-951-4000; Continue reading

100% Student Loan Forgiveness!!

If you are a teacher and have served full time in a public or nonprofit elementary or secondary school system as a teacher in a school serving students from low-income families; or special-education teacher, including teachers of infants, toddlers, children, or youth with disabilities; or teacher in the fields of mathematics, science, foreign languages, or bilingual education, or in any other field of expertise determined by a state education agency to have a shortage of qualified teachers in that state, you may qualify for cancellation (discharge) of up to 100 percent of a Federal Perkins Loan. Contact The Office of Federal Student Aid, Federal Perkins Loan Teacher Cancellation Program, Union Center Plaza, 8 31st Street, Washington D.C. 20202; 800-433-3243; Continue reading

$200 To Pay For The GED

The GED Jump Start Scholarship provides money to Child Nutrition Association members for GED classes, study materials, test fees, child care and transportation. Contact School Nutrition Association, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703-739-3900; Fax: 703-739-3915; Continue reading

Money for Faculty Loan Repayments

(Disadvantaged Health Professions Faculty Loan Repayment Program 93.923)
The Faculty Loan Repayment Program provides a financial incentive for degree-trained health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue an academic career. The health professional must agree to serve as a member of a faculty of a health professions school, providing teaching services for a minimum of two years, faculty for schools of medicine, nursing, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, pediatric medicine, optometry, veterinary medicine, public health, or a school that offers a graduate program in clinical psychology. The federal government agrees to pay as much as $20,000 on the individual’s educational loans. Contact the Division of Health Careers, Diversity and Development, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration, Parklawn Building, Room 8-34, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857; 301-443-4776; 888-275-4772; Continue reading

Money to Repay Loans

(National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment 93.162)
The National Health Service Corps provides for the repayment of educational loans for health professionals who agree to serve in a health manpower shortage area. Priority is given to primary care physicians, dentists, certified nurse midwives, certified nurse practitioners, and physicians assistants. Money can be used to repay student loans. The amount of money available per professional is up to $25,000 a year during the first two years of practice and $35,000 for each year after that. Contact the National Health Service Corps Scholarships, Division of Scholarships and Loan Repayments, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 8A-55, Rockville, MD 20857; 301-594-4400; 800-221-9393; Continue reading

$7,500 for Maryland Government Employees

Maryland residents which provide public service in state or local government or nonprofit agencies in Maryland may receive up to $7,500 per year of loan forgiveness. You must have graduated from a college in Maryland or from a law school. You must be employed full-time in state or local government or in a nonprofit organization in Maryland and your employer must help low-income, underserved residents or underserved areas in the state. Your gross salary cannot exceed $50,000 and, if married, your combined salaries cannot exceed $110,000. Contact The Maryland Higher Education Commission, Office of Student Financial Assistance, 839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400, Annapolis, MD 21401; 410-260-4546, 800-974-1024; Continue reading

Money to Study Food

(Food and Agricultural Science National Needs Graduate Fellowship Grants 10.210)
These grants are to be used to encourage outstanding students to pursue and complete a graduate degree in an area of the food and agricultural sciences for which there is a national need for development of scientific expertise. Money can be used to support a student completing a graduate, masters, or doctorate degree. Students must apply to those institutions that received the money. Contact the Grants Program Manager, Office of Higher Education Programs, CSREES, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Stop 2251, Washington, DC 20250-2251; 202-720-7854; Continue reading

$10,000 Available for You!!

The College Loan Repayment Program (CLRP) is a program created for all non-prior service persons considering enlistment in the U.S. Air Force. If you have taken some college courses and have accumulated debt, this great program may be for you. Participants must sign up for this program when signing the enlistment contract. Under CLRP repayment maximum is $10,000 per recruit. Contact Air Force Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, TX 78150; 800-346-3374 ext 2; Continue reading

Up to $75,000 for Research

The Getty Scholar and Visiting Scholar Grants are awarded yearly to scholars, artists or writers working on projects related to a specific theme designated by the institution. Getty Scholars are in residence for a year and receive a maximum stipend of $75,000, an office, research assistant, airfare to Los Angeles, an apartment, and health benefits. Visiting Scholars are in residence for three months and receive a maximum stipend of $10,500, an office, research assistant, airfare to Los Angeles, and an apartment. Contact J. Paul Getty Trust, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1685; 310- 440-7320; Fax: 310-440-7703; Continue reading

$5,000 For You or Your Team

The GoGirlGo! Ambassador Awards Program awards 9th through 12th grade girls who make a difference in the lives of girls in their communities with grants of up to $5,000. If you are on a team that makes a difference, your team can also apply. Contact Women’s Sports Foundation, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, NY 11554; 516-542-4700, 800-227-3988, Fax: 516-542-4716; Continue reading