Free Money For School

$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

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

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

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

$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

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 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

Money for Criminal Justice Majors

(Criminal Justice Research and Development – Grant Research Fellowships 16.562)
The program objective is to improve the quality and quantity of knowledge about crime and the criminal justice system, and increase the number of persons who are qualified to teach in collegiate criminal justice programs, to conduct research related to criminal justice issues, and to perform more effectively within the criminal justice system. Students can receive a fellowship for a year.? Detailed information can be received by requesting the NIJ Research Plan from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, Box 6000, Rockville, MD 20850; 800-851-3420. Contact the NCJRS Research and Information Center, 2277 Research Blvd., Rockville, MD 20850; 301-519-5063; Continue reading

Get Your Loans Paid Through Indian Health Service

(Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program 93.164)
To ensure that there are enough trained health professionals, the Indian Health Service provides for the repayment of loans to those professionals who agree to serve in an Indian Health Service Facility. Money can be used for the repayment of student loans. The minimum period of participation is two years, and the maximum loan payment is $20,000 per year. Contact the Indian Health Service, Loan Repayment Program, 801 Thompson Ave., Suite 120, Rockville, MD 20852; 301-443-3369; Continue reading

Scholarships for National Health Service Corps

(National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program 93.288)
The program objective is to provide service-conditioned scholarships to health professions students to assure an adequate supply of physicians, dentists, certified nurse midwives, certified nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in Health Professional Shortage Areas. The scholarship pays for tuition and required fees, books, supplies, and equipment for the year, plus a monthly stipend to students, and a single annual payment to cover the cost of all other reasonable educational expenses. Each year of support incurs one year of service. Contact Division of National Health Service Corps, NHSC Scholarship Program, c/o I.Q. Solutions, 11300 Rockville Pike, Suite 801, Rockville, MD 20852; 301-594-4400; 800-638-0824; Continue reading

$3,500 Loan Forgiveness – Franklin Pierce Law Center

This program is for eligible law school graduates of the Franklin Pierce Law Center. Applicants are eligible to receive up to an annual maximum of $3,500 from the Phinney Fund for up to five years after graduation if they remain in qualifying public interest employment. Awards are made to individuals with the greatest debt and the lowest income. Contact The Franklin Pierce Law Center, Two White Street, Concord, NH 03301; 603-228-1541; Continue reading

Internships for Graduate Students to Work at 54 Government Agencies

(Presidential Management Fellows Program 27.013)
The PMF Program is a two-year entry-level employment and career development program designed to attract to the federal civil service men and women with graduate degrees from diverse cultural and academic backgrounds. Nominees for the PMI Program undergo a rigorous, competitive screening process. Agencies designate positions for the PMFs and each establishes its own procedures for considering and hiring PMFs. An application form and more information can be requested by contacting the Career America Hotline at 912-757-3000. Contact U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20415-1000; 202-606-1800; Continue reading

Money for Vietnam Veterans to Go to School

(Post-Vietnam Era Veterans’ Educational Assistance 64.120)
Post-Vietnam veterans who entered the Armed Services between 1977 and 1985 may be eligible for funds to obtain a college degree or vocational training. Through this program, the government matches $2 for every $1 the serviceman contributes. Contact your local or regional Veterans Affairs office for additional information or application materials. Contact Department of Veterans Affairs, Central Office, Washington, DC 20420; 202-273-7132, 800-827-1000; Continue reading

$24,000 To Study Environmental Policy

The Morris K. Udall Fellowship Program awards two Ph.D. dissertation fellowships of $24,000 to students whose work is in the areas of environmental public policy or environmental conflict resolution. Recipients must be in the final, writing year of their Ph.D. work and must submit a copy of their dissertation to the Udall Foundation at the end of the award year. Contact the Morris K. Udall Dissertation Fellowship Program, South Scott Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701-1922; 520-670-5609; Continue reading