Government Grants

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

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

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

Interest-Free Forgivable Loan: Redeemer University

If you are a prospective or current student of Redeemer University you may be eligible to obtain interest free forgivable loans. This is a loan program whereby qualifying students receive a loan to pay for part or all of their tuition and related costs for the academic year. If certain conditions are met the entire loan may be forgiven after the end of the academic year. To qualify for the program students must demonstrate financial need. Contact Redeemer University College, Office of Financial Assistance, 777 Garner Road East, Ancaster, ON Canada L9K 1J4; 905-648-2131, 800-263-6467; Continue reading

$5,000 for Teachers and Other Educators

This Foundation provides grants of up to $5,000 directly to teachers and other educators to facilitate specific projects and the teacher’s work in the classroom, school, district, and community. The Education Foundation is most interested in projects that seek to improve student achievement through geographic literacy, use of new technologies, the understanding of diverse cultures and the promotion stewardship of natural and cultural resources. Contact National Geographic Society Education Foundation, 1145 17th Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036-4688; Continue reading

50000 From Your Phone Company To Start A Business

if you live in a small town or want to live in a small town and want to be an entrepreneur. In it’s efforts to create jobs in small towns the government gives grants to local phone and electric utility companies who are to take that money and help entrepreneurs start or expand a business. The program is called Rural Economic Development Grants at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Find out who got this money in your area so you can get some.

Visit: www.rurdev.usda.gov/rbs/busp/redg.htm

18000 To Learn To Repair Motorcycles

After losing his job in Seattle, Curt Gnagy, 49, got government grants to take courses at the Motorcycle Mechanics Institute in Phoenix. Joan DeWyer, a 41-year old single mom, also received government assistance for motorcycle training at this school. A lot of this training money comes from a U.S. Department of Labor program called Trade Adjustment Assistant Act.

Visit: www.trade-school.org/uti/motorcycle-mechanic-institute.htm

Part-Time Jobs In The Government

(Student Temporary Employment Program 27.003)
The program gives students 16 years of age and older an opportunity for part time temporary employment with federal agencies in order to allow them to continue their education without interruptions caused by financial pressures. Apply for this program through the youth division of the local office of the State Employment Service. Contact the Main State Employment Service office for referral to a local office. Contact Employment Service, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E St., NW, Washington, DC 20415; 202-606-1800; Continue reading

Serve Your Country and Slash $10,000 Off Your Student Loans

If you join the Army Reserve or the National Guard after graduation, you can receive up to $10,000 to pay off your student loans. Contact the United States Army Reserve Command (USARC), 1401 Deshler Street, S.W., Fort McPherson, GA 30330-2000; 800-359-8483; Continue reading

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