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Work in Alaska and Have Your Loans Forgiven

The Michael Murphy Loan is available to individuals who wish to study law enforcement, law, probation and parole, penology, or other related fields are eligible to work off one-fifth per year or 100% of their loans. To be eligible the applicant must work as a State Trooper (or related law enforcement official) in Alaska. Contact Lt. of Recruitment, Alaska State Troopers, 5700 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507; 907-269-5511; Continue reading

$5,000 Educational Grants

The foundation provides grants for arthritis research, and also gives grants to Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity, Inc., for educational purposes. Grants range from $750 up to $5,000. Contact Alpha Omicron Pi Foundation, 5390 Virginia Way, Brentwood, TN 37024-0395; 615-370-0920; Continue reading

Free $$$$$ to Pay Off Federally Insured Student Loans

The U.S. Federal Government has established a student loan repayment program which authorizes agencies to repay certain types of federally insured student loans as a recruitment or retention incentive for highly qualified personnel. If you qualify, an agency may agree to provide student loan repayment benefits of up to $10,000 per calendar year, subject to a cumulative maximum of $60,000 per employee. Contact The Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Streets NW, Washington, DC 20415-1000; 202-606-1800; Continue reading

$23,000 Loan Forgiveness for Dental Workers

This program offers Dentists up to $23,000 per year of loan forgiveness if they have at least 30% patient population enrolled in Maryland???s Medical Assistance Program (MMAP). You must be a Maryland resident and you must have graduated from an accredited US dental school. Contact The Maryland Higher Education Commission, 839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400, Annapolis, MD 21401; 410-767-7899; Continue reading

$5,000 For Professionals to Conduct Research in Audiology

Scientists that have earned their latest degree in communication sciences within the last 5 years are eligible for the Investigator Research Grant. $5,000 grants are awarded to pursue research in audiology or speech-language pathology. Contact the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Foundation, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20853; 301-897-5700; Fax: 301-571-0457; www.ashfoundation.org.

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Work-Study Program Pays for School

(Federal Work-Study Program 84.033)
Part-time employment is available to students to help meet education expenses. This program pays an hourly wage to undergraduates. Graduate students may be paid by the hour or may receive a salary. A Student Financial Aid Handbook is available, as is a list of grantee institutions, by contacting Federal Student Aid Information Center, P.O. Box 84, Washington, DC 20044; 800-433-3243. Contact the Division of Policy Development, Student Financial Assistance Programs, Office of Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20202; 800-443-3243; Continue reading

$$$$$ Loan Forgiveness $$$$$

This program is offered to individuals currently attending a program of study designed to prepare the individual for service as a midlevel practitioner. Selected participants are eligible for up to four years of loan forgiveness. For each year that a participant serves as a midlevel practitioner in a designated rural area for a minimum of 30 hours per week, the ORHPC will pay directly to the participant an annual lump (approximately $6,000). Contact the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Attn: Loan Forgiveness Program Officer, P.O. Box 64975, St. Paul, MN 55164-0975; 800-366-5424, 651-282-6302; Continue reading

Over $25,000 for Arc Welding and Engineering Design Scholars

This Foundation provides programs with awards up to $25,000 to encourage educational development in the field of arc welding and engineering design. The sponsored award programs are: Arc Welding Awards for Students, Pre-professional Design Competition for Engineering and Technology, and Professional Design Competition. Contact The James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, 22801 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44117-1199; 216-481-4300; Continue reading

Up to $21,250 Medical School Loan Forgiveness

This program offers the University of Arizona Medical Students loan forgiveness of up to $21,250 per year with a maximum of four years. Each participant is required to a two year service commitment at a board approved location. Contact Maggie Gumble, U. of Arizona College of Medicine, Financial Aid Office, PO Box 245026 Tucson, AZ 85724-5026; 520-626-7145; Continue reading

Fellowships for Creative Writers and Translators

(Promotion of the Arts-Grants to Organizations and Individuals 45.024)
The National Endowment for the Arts provides grants to support Literature Fellowships, Fellowships for Creative Writers, Fellowships awarded to writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction to allow them to devote time to writing, research, travel, and to advance their writing careers. Contact National Endowment for the Arts, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20506; 202-682-5400; Continue reading

$1,200 And Air Fare For D.C. Interns

The Morris K. Udall Native American Congressional Internship program offers Native American or Alaskan Native students ten-week internship in Washington, D.C., working full-time in congressional offices or federal agencies. The program provides airfare to and from Washington, D.C., lodging at George Washington University, and per diem to cover meals, transportation and incidentals. In addition, a $1,200 stipend at the conclusion of the internship is awarded. Contact The Morris K. Udall Foundation, 130 South Scott Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701-1922; 520-670-5529; Continue reading

Loans To Go To School

(Federal Family Education Loans 84.032)
Guaranteed loans for educational expenses are available from eligible lenders such as banks, credit unions, savings and loan association, pension funds, insurance companies, and schools to vocational, undergraduate, and graduate students enrolled at eligible institutions. The PLUS program is also available, which allows parents to borrow for their dependent student. Contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, DC 20202; 800-433-7327; Continue reading

Money to Study Housing Issues

(Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant Program 14.516)
The program objective is to encourage doctoral candidates to engage in policy related housing and urban development research and to assist them in its timely completion. Money can used to support Ph.D candidates. Students can request an application package from the address listed below or by calling HUD USER at 800-245-2691. For additional information, contact Armand Carriere, Office of University Partnerships, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th St., SW, Room 8106, Washington, DC 20410; 202-708-3061; Continue reading

Money for Spouses and Children of Deceased or Disabled Veterans to Go to School

(Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance 64.117)
The program provides partial support to those seeking to advance their education who are qualifying spouses, surviving spouses, or children of deceased or disabled veterans who, as a result of their military service, have a permanent and total (100 percent) service connected disability, or a service personnel who have been listed for a total of more than 90 days as currently Missing in Action, or as Prisoners of War. Spouse, surviving spouse, or child of a deceased or disabled veteran can receive monthly payments to be used for tuition, books, subsistence, for courses, training, or college. Benefits may be awarded for pursuit of associate, bachelor, or graduate degrees at colleges and universities, as well as study at business, technical, or vocational schools. Contact Department of Veterans Affairs, Central Office, Washington, DC 20420; 202-273-7132, 800-827-1000; Continue reading

Over $37,000 Fellowships for Law Students

This Foundation offers fellowships to graduating law students to work in public interest organizations. The salary for the Fellowships is currently $37,500 and pays all fringe benefits. Fellowships are awarded for one year, with the expectation of renewal for a second year. Contact Skadden Fellowship Foundation, Four Times Square, New York, NY 10036; 212-735-2956; Continue reading

$5,000 for Minority Teachers!!

Receive up to $5000 annually if you are an African-American, Asian-American, Native American, or Hispanic college junior or senior working toward teacher certification. Participants must teach 3 or 5 years in Arkansas to have the amount received forgiven. Contact the Arkansas Department of Higher Education, 114 East Capitol Ave, Attn: Minority Teachers Scholarship, Little Rock, AR 72201; 501-371-2050, 800-54-STUDY; Continue reading

$30,000 to Study the Humanities

(Promotion of the Humanities – Fellowships and Stipends 45.160)
Fellowships and Summer Stipends provide support for scholars to undertake full-time independent research and writing in the humanities. Grants are available for 6 to 12 month fellowships and two months of summer study. Projects may contribute to scholarly knowledge or to the general public’s understanding of the humanities. Contact Fellowships and Stipends, Division of Research and Education, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave., Room 318, Washington, DC 20506; 202-606-8400, 800-NEH-1121; Continue reading

Money for Health Care Training in Rural Areas

(Interdisciplinary Training For Health Care For Rural Areas 93.192)
This program is designed to help fulfill the health care needs of people living in rural areas. Money is set aside to recruit and retain health care professionals in rural health care settings. Funds can be used for student stipends, postdoctoral fellowships, faculty training, and the purchase or rental of necessary transportation and telecommunication equipment. Money can be used to support health profession students. Students must apply to those institutions that have received the money. Contact the Division of Associated, Dental and Public Health Professions, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Room 8C-26, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857; 301-443-6867; 877-477-2123; Continue reading

Attention Agricultural Graduates: $10,000 of Loan Forgiveness is Waiting for You!

If you are an agriculture or veterinary medicine graduate who helps operate a family farm or practice veterinary medicine that includes agricultural animals in Pennsylvania you are eligible for a maximum award of $10,000 in loan forgiveness payments. Contact the Agriculture Education Loan Forgiveness Program, P.O. Box 8114, Harrisburg, PA 17105-8114; 717-720-2800; Continue reading

$3,000 Loan Repayment Assistance from Seattle University

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

Free Money for Federal Employees and Their Families to Go to College

Over $2.75 million in college scholarships is awarded exclusively to federal and postal employees and their family members. The Federal Employee Education Assistance Program (FEEA) scholarship applications are available from January through March each year. You can get an application online at their web site.? Eligible applicants include current civilian federal and postal employees with at least three years of federal service and their dependent family members (children and spouses). Employee applicants may be part-time students; dependents must be full-time.
For more information send a self-addressed, stamped #10 business envelope to: FEEA Scholarships, Suite 200, 8441 W Bowles Ave, Littleton, CO 80123-9501; 303-933-7580; Continue reading

Money for Health Professionals who Want to Be in Public Health

(Public Health Traineeships 93.964)
The program objective is to help support graduate students who are studying in the field of public health. Grants are given to colleges and universities offering graduate or specialized training in the public health field. Support is limited to the fields of biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental health, toxicology, public health nutrition, and maternal and child health. Students must apply to those institutions that have received the money. Contact the Division of Associated, Dental, and Public Health Professions, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Public Health Service, Parklawn Bldg., Room 8C-09, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857; 301-443-6864; Continue reading

Money for American Indians Who Want to Be Health Care Professionals

(Health Professions Recruitment Program For Indians 93.970)
The program objective is to increase the number of American Indians and Alaskan Natives who become health professionals. Some of the projects funded include the recruitment of American Indians into health care programs, a variety of retention services once students have enrolled, and scholarship support. Students should contact their school directly for assistance. Contact Indian Health Service, Division of Health Professions Support, 801 Thompson Ave., Suite 400, Rockville, MD 20852; 301-443-4242; Continue reading

$5,000 To Study The Environment

The Morris K. Udall Scholarship Program awards grants to young Americans pursuing environmental careers and to Native Americans and Alaska Natives pursuing careers in health care and tribal public policy. All applicants must be sophomores or juniors attending college. The Udall Foundation awards approximately 80 scholarships of up to $5,000 (and 50 scholarships of $350 to honorable mention recipients). Scholarship recipients are eligible for one year of support per application year. Contact the Morris K. Udall Scholarship Program, 130 South Scott Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701-1922; 520-670-5529; Continue reading

$1,000 Scholarships For Two Students In Every High School

Find out how high school students can get $1,000 toward college through the Presidential Freedom Scholarship for outstanding service to the community. All they need to do is volunteer 100 hours of their time within a one year period. To apply, contact Presidential Freedom Scholarships, 1150 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036; 866-291-7700; Continue reading