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Teachers for New HampshireSM provides financial assistance in the form of a variable-interest rate, forgivable loan, covering up to 50 percent of the direct costs (tuition and fees) and the cost of books for the program, not to exceed a cumulative maximum of $6,000. Individuals who meet the application criteria are eligible to apply on an annual basis. Repayment of this loan will be forgiven for individuals who are employed as full-time teachers for three years following completion of their teacher preparation program. Contact New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation, P.O. Box 2111, Concord, NH 03301; 800-330-0787; Continue reading
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
Grants ranging from $25,000 up to $100,000 will be awarded to support innovative research and education projects and programs which will advance surgical education in North America. Giving is done nationwide to ASE members as well as to members of other national surgical associations. Association for Surgical Education Foundation, P.O. Box 19655, Springfield, IL 62794-9655; 217-545-3835; Continue reading
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
The Quality Early Education Loan Forgiveness program offers monthly student loan debt assistance to graduates working in Pennsylvania, in the field of Early Childhood Education. If you are eligible, the program will forgive up to one-sixth of your qualifying loan debt annually, not to exceed the maximum of $3,300 per year for three years or the program???s $9,900 maximum benefit. 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
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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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
The Conservation Guest Scholar Program at the Getty Conservation Institute supports new ideas and perspectives in the field of conservation, with an emphasis on the visual arts including sites, buildings, and objects and the theoretical underpinnings of the field. These grants are for established conservators, scientists, and professionals who have attained distinction in conservation and allied fields. Conservation Guest Scholars are in residence at the Getty Center for three to nine consecutive months. A monthly stipend of $3,500 is awarded, prorated to the actual dates of residency, up to a maximum of $31,500. In addition to the stipend, the grant also includes a workstation at the Conservation Institute, research assistance, airfare to Los Angeles, an apartment in the Getty scholar housing complex, and health benefits. Contact J. Paul Getty Trust, 1200 Getty Ctr. Dr., Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90049-1685; 310-440-7320; Fax: 310-440-7703; Continue reading
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
The Undergraduate Merit Scholarship for High School Seniors offers $2,000 for high school seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to both postsecondary foodservice education and a career in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and must have performed at least 250 hours of foodservice-related work. 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
The Brooklyn Law School. will extend a loan to a graduate for the first year of his or her participation in the LRAP Program. The Law School will forgive the entire amount of the LRAP Loan immediately upon satisfactory completion of the first full year of participation. To receive this 100% loan forgiveness, the participant must be in good standing for the complete year with regard to all LRAP eligibility requirements. Interest will accrue at the rate of 5% per annum, but will also be forgiven along with the principal upon completion of the first year. Contact Brooklyn Law School Office of Financial Aid, 250 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718-780-7915; Continue reading
At the request of the Baker University, we are posting that the information below is no longer valid. The Challenge/Loan grant no longer exists. No word on whether or not a new grant or program is forthcoming. Please do not contact them about this expired program.
Students who complete a bachelor’s degree at Baker University’s College of Arts and Sciences may be eligible for the school’s loan forgiveness program. The Challenge Loan program becomes available beginning a student’s sophomore year. The funds start out as a loan, but are forgiven if you graduate from Baker. Contact Baker University, P.O. Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065; 913-594-6451; Continue reading