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$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

$2,700 Grants To Go To School

(Federal Pell Grant Program 84.063)
Grants are available to students with financial need to help meet education expenses. Grants may not exceed $2,700 per year, and must be used for student’s first bachelors or other professional degree. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available from the Federal Student Aid Information Center, P.O. Box 84, Washington, DC 20044; 800-433-3243; {www.studentaid.gov}. Contact Division of Policy Development, Office of Student Financial Assistance, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20202; 800-433-3243; Continue reading

Aid For Students Who Want To Help The Deaf

(Training Interpreters For Individuals Who Are Deaf and Individuals Who Are Deaf-Blind 84.160)
This program supports projects that train new interpreters and improve the skills of manual, oral, and cued speech interpreters already providing services to individuals who are deaf and individuals who are deaf-blind. Grants are awarded for training, classroom instruction, workshops, seminars, and field placements. Students must apply to those institutions that have received the program money. For a listing of institutions that received money contact the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20202; 202-205-9393; TTY: 202-401-3664; Continue reading

6000 Worth Of Free Speech Therapy For Preschoolers

It’s part of the U.S. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and for kids of any income level. Check your local school district, or your state Department of Education, or Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20202; 202-205-5507

Visit: www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/OSEP/

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