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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

Get Help To Study

(TRIO Upward Bound 84.047)
This program generates skills and motivation necessary for success in education beyond high school among low income and potential first-generation college students and veterans. The goal of the program is to increase the academic performance and motivational levels of eligible enrollees. Eligible students must have completed the eighth grade and be between the ages of 13 and 19, enrolled in high school, and need such services to achieve their goal of college. The program provides instruction in reading, writing, study skills, and mathematics. They can provide academic, financial, or personal counseling, tutorial services, information on student financial assistance, assistance with college and financial aid applications, and more. Contact Margaret Wingfield, Federal Trio Programs, College and University Preparation and Support Team, Office of Post Secondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW, 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20006-8510; 202-502-7600; Continue reading

Get Paid To Save For Your New Business

Have a great idea and want to turn it into a successful business in the future? Capital Area Asset Building can double a client’s money, enabling a swifter transition from idea to money-maker. The nonprofit specializes in establishing individual development accounts (IDAs) for lower income Washington DC residents. IDAs are matched savings accounts -every dollar deposited by a participant is matched by the organization. One of the approved purposes of the account is starting a new business or microenterprise. Contact: Capital Area Asset Building Corporation, 1801 K Street, NW, Suite M100, Washington, DC 20006. Phone: 202-419-1440; fax: 202-419-1447

Visit: www.caab.org

Travel Overseas For Your Doctorate Research

(International Overseas Doctoral Dissertation 84.022)
This program provides opportunities for graduate students to engage in full-time dissertation research abroad in modern foreign language and area studies with the exception of Western Europe. Contact International Education Programs Service, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20006; 202-502-7632; Continue reading