Filling Out Applications

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Money for Disadvantaged Students to Study Nursing

(Nursing Workforce Diversity 93.178)
Schools of nursing can receive financial assistance to meet the costs of projects that increase nursing education opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Money can be used for counseling, preliminary education of students, and to support a student. Students must apply to those institutions that have received the money. Contact the Division of Nursing, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Public Health Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Room 8C-26, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857; 301-443-6880; Continue reading

Volunteer and Earn Money to Pay for School

(AmeriCorps 94.006)
AmeriCorps program provides meaningful opportunities for people to serve their country in organized efforts, fostering citizen responsibility, building their community, and providing education opportunities for those who make a serious commitment to service. Stipends can be used to support the person while they volunteer. Health care and childcare benefits may also be provided. Participants will also receive an education award, which may be used to pay for higher education or for vocational training, and may also be used to repay any existing student loans. Contact the Corporation for National and Community Service, 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20525 202-606-5000, ext. 474; Continue reading

$20,000 A Year To Study Health-Related Research

Through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program, eligible undergraduates will receive $20,000 a year in grants, invaluable research experience, and a guaranteed position with the renowned NIH after graduation. To find out how you can be a recipient, contact NIH, Office of Loan Repayment and Scholarship, 2 Center Drive, Room 2E24, MSC 0230, Bethesda, MD 20892-0230; 888-352-3001; 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

$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

$10,000 to Attend Medical School

This foundation makes annual grants to students with inadequate financial resources. Students must be third or fourth year medical students in attendance at medical schools in states east of or contiguous to the Mississippi River. Grants will not exceed $10,000.
Contact Joseph Collins Foundation, Joseph Collins Foundation, attn: Loretta Ippolito, 787 Seventh Ave., New York, NY 10019; 212-728-8000; students apply to their financial aid office of their medical school.

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$20,000 Loan Forgiveness

This program is for health worker participants who will enter into a service contract for two years with the Indian Health Service, a Federal health program for American Indians and Alaska Natives. All health professions are eligible to apply to the Loan Repayment Program however special consideration is given to nurses, nurse practitioners, mental health and physician priority medical specialties. The LRP will pay an additional 20 percent annually to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to offset the increased tax liability incurred by the participant. Contact The Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program, Twin brook Metro Plaza — Suite 100A, 12300 Twin brook Parkway, Rockville, MD 20852; 301-443-3396; 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

$150-$1,000 For Foodservice Education

If you are or your parent is a current member of the School Nutrition Association and you are interested in pursuing a school foodservice-related field, this scholarship may be for you. The Schwan’s Food Service Scholarship offers $150-$1,000 awards that are 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

Money for Members of Indian Tribes to Go to College

(Indian Education-Higher Education Grant Program 15.114)
The program objective is to provide financial aid to eligible Indian students to enable them to attend accredited institutions of higher education. Members of an Indian tribe may be eligible for these grants to supplement the total financial aid package prepared by their college financial aid officer. Contact Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Indian Education Programs, Room MS-3512-MIB, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20240-0001; 202-208-6123; Continue reading

Money for American Indians who Need Extra Studies for Health Care Program

(Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship Program for Indians 93.971)
The program objective is to make scholarships available to American Indians and Alaskan Natives who need to take some extra courses in order to qualify for enrollment or re-enrollment in a health profession school. For application information contact Indian Health Service, Scholarship Program, 801 Thompson Ave., Suite 120, Rockville, MD 20852; 301-443-6197; Continue reading

$5,000 Student Loan Forgiveness

You might be able to have up to $5,000 of your Stafford Loans canceled if you are teaching in a low-income school and you are a new borrower. A new borrower is one who has no outstanding FFEL or Direct Loan balance. To qualify you must work as a full-time teacher for five consecutive years in an elementary or secondary school that has been designated as a "low-income" school. 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

$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

$13,000 Lump Sum Student Loan Forgiveness

This program is offered to first, second or third year primary care medical residents who plan to practice full-time in an underserved urban area in Minnesota. Selected participants are eligible for four years of loan forgiveness. During each year that a participant serves as a physician in an underserved urban area for a minimum of 30 hours per week for up to four years, the ORHPC will pay directly to the participant an annual lump sum (approximately $13,000). 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

Grants For Those Who Have Trouble Paying Tuition

(Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement 84.217)
This program provides grants to institutions of higher education to prepare low income, first-generation college students and students underrepresented in graduate education for graduate study. Students must apply to those institutions that have received the money. For a listing of institutions that received money contact the office listed below. Contact 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

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

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

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

Money to Train to Be a Professional Nurse

(Professional Nurse Traineeships 93.358)
The program objective is to prepare individuals who have completed basic nursing preparation as nurse educators, public health nurses, nurse midwives, and nurse practitioners, or as other clinical nursing specialists. Money can be used to support a student while they complete the professional nurse traineeships. Students must apply to those institutions that have received the program money. Contact the Division of Nursing, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Public Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 9-35, Rockville, MD 20857; 301-443-6333; Continue reading

Extra Money!! $2,500 per Year to Repay Undergraduate Loans

Due to a critical Teacher shortage in Florida, the Florida Department of Education is offering Teachers forgiveness of their student loans. If you are a Florida teacher and you are certified in a critical teacher shortage subject area contact The Office of Student Financial Assistance, 1940 North Monroe Street, Suite 70, Tallahassee, FL 32303-4759; 888-827-2004; 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

$3,000 a Year to Be a Merchant Marine

(State Marine Schools 20.806)
The program objective is to train merchant marine officers in State Marine Schools. You can receive $3,000 per year to train to be a merchant marine officer at a designated State Marine School. In exchange for this incentive payment program, you must commit yourself to a minimum of five years duty to the Maritime Administration. You must also remain in a reserve unit of an armed force for a minimum of eight years. Students need to apply to one of the State Marine Schools. Contact the Office of Maritime Labor and Training, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 7th St., SW, Washington, DC 20590; 202-366-5755; 800-996-2723; Continue reading

All Expenses Plus $558 a Month to Be a Merchant Marine

(U.S. Merchant Marine Academy ??? Kings Point 20.807)
This program trains merchant marine officers while they attend the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY. Students receive training, subsistence, books, quarters, uniforms, medical care, and program travel without cost. In addition, the student will receive a monthly wage from their steamship company employer. Contact Office of Maritime Labor and Training, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh St., SW, Washington, DC 20590; 202-366-5484; 800-996-2723; 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

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

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