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Recommended General Scholarship, Grant, and Funding Directories in Print

Students should remember that no single resource covers every possible scholarship listing, and people seeking funding opportunities should also consider searching online databases and the Internet, so they can find as many scholarship listings for which they qualify as possible.

The books mentioned on this page are available for public use in the Michigan State University Libraries. If you are unable to visit our library, consider visiting your local public, school, or college library to see if these titles are available there. If not, ask about interlibrary loan or visit a local bookstore to find out whether they can be purchased. Amazon.com is also an option.

Annual Register of Grant Support
Wilmette, Ill. : National Register Publishing Co., annual.
Includes information on programs sponsored by government agencies, public and private foundations, educational and professional associations, special interest organizations and corporations. Covers a broad range of interests including academic and scientific research, publication support, equipment and construction support, in-service training, competitions and prizes, and travel and exchange programs. Organized by broad subject areas with four indexes: subject, organization and program, geographic and personnel.

Directory of Research Grants
Phoenix, Ariz. : The Oryx Press, annual.
An annual print version of the Grants Database. Contains information about grants and fellowships available for research projects from federal and state governments, private foundations, professional organizations, and corporations. List grants programs by specific funding areas; indexed by sponsoring organization and grant name.

Foundation Grants to Individuals
New York, N.Y. : Foundation Center, biennial.
The most comprehensive listing available of private foundations which provide financial assistance to individuals. The foundations described have made grants to students, artists, scholars, foreign individuals, minorities, musicians, scientists and writers for scholarships, fellowships, student loans, internships, residencies, arts and cultural projects, medical and emergency assistance, residencies and travel programs.

The Grants Register
New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, annual.
The complete guide to postgraduate funding worldwide.

College Student's Guide to Merit and Other No-Need Funding
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2008-2010 available
Finally, there's help for the middle class! Did you know that you (or your family) can never make too much money to qualify for financial aid? It's a myth that only the needy can get funding. In fact, there are over 1,300 funding programs open to college students and students returning to college that never look at income level. All funding opportunities identified in this directory offer at least $1,000 per year, and the majority of the listings go way beyond that--paying up to $20,000 or more annually, or covering the full cost of college attendance. And, all of this is "free" money. Not one dollar offered by these programs will ever need to be repaid. Here's your chance to find out about billions of dollars in aid awarded based solely on your:
(1) career plans
(2) academic record
(3) creative activities
(4) volunteer activities
(5) writing ability
(6) research skills
(7) religious or ethnic background
(8) military or organizational activities
(9) athletic/sports participation
(10) and even pure luck in random drawings
In addition, the directory targets programs open specifically for students already enrolled in college. Most other directories mix together programs for a number of groups (high school students, college students, and even graduate students or postdoctorates). Now, you won't have to spend your time sifting through programs that aren't aimed at you.

High School Senior's Guide to Merit and Other No-Need Funding, 2008-2010
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2008-2010 edition
Identifies nearly 1,100 no-need funding programs available to high school senior's interested in going to college, lets you search by proposed major or any field, and provides access to funding opportunities in every way you'll need: by program title, sponsoring organization, where you live now, where you want to go to school, your specific subject interests, and even application deadline date. Here's your chance to get money for college based solely on your:
(1) career plans
(2) academic record
(3) creative activities
(4) volunteer activities
(5) writing ability
(6) research skills
(7) religious or ethnic background
(8) military or organizational activities
(9) athletic/sports participation
(10) and even pure luck in random drawings

How to Pay for Your Degree in Agriculture & Related Fields
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2008-2010 edition
Describes various funding opportunities set aside specifically for students working on a 2-year, 4-year, master's, or doctoral degree in agricultural science, animal science, apiculture, ranching, cooperative extension, dairy science, agricultural economics, crops or soils science, enology/viticulture, horticulture, and many other related fields. Only the biggest and best funding programs are described in this book. To be included, a program has to offer students in agriculture or releated fields at least $1,000 per year. Close to 80% go beyond that, paying up to $5,000 or more annually, or covering the full cost of college attendance. Even better: this is all "free" money. Not one dollar will ever need to be repaid!

How to Pay for Your Degree in Business & Related Fields
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2010-2012 edition
Billions of dollars are available to support students who are interested in working on a degree in business or a related field, including finance, banking, accounting, industrial relations, sales, economics, marketing, personnel administration, and real estate. Describes 814 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and awards established specifically for students working on a 2-year, 4-year, master's, or doctoral degree in a business-related field. To be included, funding opportunities have to offer at least $1,000 per year--and close to 90 percent of the entries go way beyond that, paying up to $20,000 or more annually or covering all of your educational expenses. Even better: this is all "free" money. Not one dollar will ever need to be repaid!

How to Pay for Your Degree in Education & Related Fields
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2009-2011 edition
Billions of dollars have been set aside to support undergraduate and graduate students who want to prepare for a career in preschool education, K-12 education, adult education, special education, educational administration, school librarianship, and the specialty fields of art education, music education, physical education, etc. This directory describes more than 850 grants, scholarships, fellowships, loans, and awards available to students working on an education-related degree. To be included here, a program has to offer at least $500 per year--but 90 percent of the entries go way beyond that, offering up to $20,000 or more annually or covering all of your educational expenses. Even better: this is all "free" money. Not one dollar will ever need to be repaid!

How to Pay for Your Degree in Engineering
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2009-2011 edition
This directory offers the most comprehensive listing of scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, and prizes available to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in engineering. In all, more than 950 funding opportunities are covered here. To be included, funding opportunities have to offer at least $1,000 per year to support study, research, creative activities, past accomplishments, future projects, and travel for both undergraduate and graduate engineering students. And, best of all, this is "free" money; not one dollar will ever need to be repaid if program requirements are met! All areas of engineering are covered, including acoustical, aeronautical, agricultural, architectural, automotive, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, environmental, industrial, mechanical, nuclear, structural, and dozens of others.

How to Pay for Your Degree in Journalism & Related Fields
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2008-2010 edition
Hundreds of grants, scholarships, fellowships, and awards are set aside specifically to support undergraduate and graduate students working on a degree in journalism, communications, broadcasting, and related areas. In all, more than 950 funding opportunities are covered here. To be included, a program has to offer journalism students at least $1,000 per year. Many go way beyond that, paying $15,000 or more each year, or covering the full cost of college attendance. And, keep in mind that this is "free" money; not one dollar awarded to you will have to be repaid!

How to Pay for Your Degree in Nursing
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2008-2010 edition
Here, in one place, you can find totally up-to-date information on the 800 biggest and best funding programs set aside specifically to support study, research, creative projects, and other degree-related activities by nursing students at any level, from associate degree and diploma through the doctorate. All areas of nursing are covered, ranging from general practice to administration, anesthesiology, critical care, emergency, holistic health, long-term care, midwifery, nephrology, occupational health, oncology, operating room, orthopedic, pediatric, psychiatric, rehabilitative, school health, and many others. Each program description is prepared from current material supplied by the sponsoring organization. In seconds, you can read about the purpose, eligibility, monetary award, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded, and deadline date for any program that interests you. Plus, the book is organized so you can search for aid by purpose (study/training or research/creative activities), program title, sponsor, residency, tenability, nursing specialty, and even deadline date.

How to Pay For Your Law Degree
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2008-2010 edition available
Borrowing is not the only way to pay for a law degree. There are hundreds of fellowships, grants, awards, and other types of funding opportunities, representing millions of dollars, also available. Described here are more than 625 biggest and best fellowships, internships, loans and forgivable loans, writing and other competitions, grants, and Bar Exam stipends available specifically to law students to support their study, training, research, and creative activities. All areas of law are covered, from administrative law to trusts and estates, and nearly 50 specialties in between. Entries are grouped by type of funding (e.g., fellowships, internships) and detailed descriptions are provided for each. Every piece of information is here that you'll need to decide if a program is right for you. In seconds, you can read about the purpose, eligibility, monetary award, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded, and deadline date for any program that interests you. In addition, complete contact information is included: addresses, telephone numbers, e-mails, and web sites.

Money for Graduate Students in the Arts & Humanities
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2010-2012 edition
If you are working on a master's, professional, doctoral, or other graduate degree in any of the arts or humanities, this directory will make it easy for you to find out about the 1,000 biggest and best fellowships, grants, and awards available to support your work in these fields. Best of all, only "free" money is identified. This is your chance to find out about billions of dollars in aid, knowing that not one dollar of that will need to be repaid (provided, of course, that stated requirements are met)! Full details are given for each program: contact information, purpose, eligibility, money awarded, duration, special features, limitations, number offered, and deadline date. Since the entries are grouped by recipient level (master's or doctoral degree), you'll be able to turn directly to the section that describes the type of funding you need. Plus, extensive indexing lets you access the programs by subject, residency, tenability, sponsor, title, and even deadline date. Covers Architecture, Art, Communications, Creative Writing, Dance, Design, Drama, Filmmaking, History, Journalism, Languages, Literature, Music, Mythology, Philosophy, Photography, Religion, Sculpture, and more!

Money for Graduate Students in the Biological Sciences
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2010-2012 edition
This directory only lists programs open to graduate students in these specific scientific areas : Agronomy, Animal sciences, Botany, Entomology, Environmental sciences, Horticulture, Marine sciences, Veterinary sciences, Zoology, or any other related field. Only "free" money is identified. Here's your chance to target programs that offer at least $1,000 per year to each recipient (and many go way beyond that, awarding full tuition or $30,000+ to graduate students annually), knowing that not one dollar of that will need to be repaid (provided, of course, that stated requirements are met)! In addition, all of the funding opportunities described are "portable," so you can take the money awarded by these fellowships to any number of schools. Each program is clearly described -- with detailed information given on purpose, eligibility requirements, financial data, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded, and deadline date. Entries are grouped by level (master's and doctoral), so you can zero in on just the type of aid you need. You'll even find the same convenience in the indexes, where title, organization, geographic coverage, subject, and deadline date are subdivided by student level.

Money for Graduate Students in the Health Sciences
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2010-2012 edition
This directory only lists 900+ programs open to graduate students in these health-related areas: Dentistry, Genetics, Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, other related health fields. Only "free" money is identified. Here's your chance to target programs that offer at least $1,000 per year to each recipient (and many go way beyond that, awarding full tuition or $30,000+ to graduate students annually), knowing that not one dollar of that will need to be repaid (provided, of course, that stated requirements are met)! In addition, all of the funding opportunities described are "portable," so you can take the money awarded by these fellowships to any number of schools. Each program is clearly described--with detailed information given on purpose, eligibility requirements, financial data, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded, and deadline date. Entries are grouped by level (master's and doctoral), so you can zero in on just the type of aid you need. You'll even find the same convenience in the indexes, where title, organization, geographic coverage, subject, and deadline date are subdivided by student level.

Money for Graduate Students in the Physical & Earth Sciences
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2010-2012 edition
Describes 875+ of the biggest and best fellowships, grants, and awards set aside just for students interested in working on a master's or doctoral degree in: Atmospheric sciences, Aviation, Chemistry, Computer science, Electronics, Energy and environmental sciences, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Space sciences, Technology, or any other physical or earth science Only "free" money is identified. Not one dollar will need to be repaid (provided, of course, that stated requirements are met)! Each program is clearly described--with detailed information given on purpose, eligibility requirements, financial data, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded, and deadline date. Entries are grouped by purpose (study and training or research and creative activities) so you can zero in on just the type of aid you need. You'll even find the same convenience in the indexes, where title, organization, geographic coverage, subject, and deadline date are subdivided by funding focus.

Money for Graduate Students in the Social & Behavioral Sciences
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2010-2012 edition
Describes 1,100 of the biggest and best fellowships, grants, and awards set aside just for students interested in working on a master's or doctoral degree in: Accounting, Advertising, Business administration, Criminology, Demography, Economics, Geography, International relations, Librarianship and library/information science, Marketing and sales, Political science, Psychology, Sociology, or any of the other social or behavioral sciences. Only "free" money is identified. Not one dollar of that will need to be repaid (provided, of course, that stated requirements are met)! Each entry provides purpose, eligibility, financial data, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded, and application date. You can even get fax numbers, toll-free numbers, e-mail addresses, and web sites, along with complete contact information. Entries are grouped by purpose (study and training or research and creative activities) so you can zero in on just the type of aid you need. You'll even find the same convenience in the indexes, where title, organization, geographic coverage, subject, and deadline date are subdivided by funding focus.

Directory of Financial Aids for Women
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2009-2011 edition
If you are looking for financial aid for women, or know women who are, then this is the directory for you. Describes more than 1,500 funding programs set aside specifically for women. This funding is open to women at any level (high school through postdoctoral and professional) for study, research, travel, training, career development, or innovative effort. Each of these funding opportunities is thoroughly described, including contact (address, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, and web sites), purpose, eligibility, financial data, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded, and deadline date. Plus, the directory provides a set of indexes that let you search the directory by program title, sponsoring organization, geographic coverage, subject field, and application deadline.

Financial Aid for African Americans
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2009-2011 edition
If you are a Black or African American looking for financial aid, this is the directory for you. Describes more than 1,400 scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships open specifically to Black/African Americans. This money can be used to support a whole range of activities, including: study, training, research, creative activities, future projects, professional development, work experience, The listings cover every major subject area, are sponsored by hundreds of private and public agencies and organizations, and are open to Black/African Americans at any level, from high school and college through professional and postdoctoral.

Financial Aid for Asian Americans
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2009-2011 edition
If you are an American of Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Vietnamese, Filipino, or other Asian ancestry, this is the financial aid directory for you. Describes more than 1,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships open specifically to Asian Americans. This money can be used to support a whole range of activities, including: study, training, research, creative activities, future projects, professional development, work experience, The listings cover every major subject area, are sponsored by hundreds of private and public agencies and organizations, and are open to Asian Americans at any level, from high school and college through professional and postdoctoral.

Financial Aid for Hispanic Americans
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2009-2011 edition
If you are an American with Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, or other Latin American/Spanish origins, this is the financial aid directory for you. Describs more than 1,200 scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships open specifically to Hispanic Americans. This money can be used to support a whole range of activities, including: study, training, research, creative activities, future projects, professional development, work experience, The listings cover every major subject area, are sponsored by hundreds of private and public agencies and organizations, and are open to Hispanics at any level, from high school and college through professional and postdoctoral.

Financial Aid for Native Americans
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
Latest available : 2009-2011 edition
If you are a Native American (American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian, Native Samoan, or other Native Pacific Islander) who is looking for financial aid, this is the directory for you. Describes 1,400 scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships open specifically to Native Americans. This money can be used to support a whole range of activities, including: study, training, research, creative activities, future projects, professional development, work experience, The listings cover every major subject area, are sponsored by hundreds of private and public agencies and organizations, and are open to Native Americans at any level, from high school and college through professional and postdoctoral.

Financial Aid for the Disabled and Their Families
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
2008-2010 edition available : 518pp. Funding Center (1 East) HV1551 .S34
Billions of dollars in financial aid has been set aside for America's largest minority: the 49 million Americans with disabilities and members of their families. In fact, more money is available today than ever before! This funding is open to applicants at any level -- from high school through postdoctorate and professional -- for education, research, travel, training, career development, emergency situations, assistive technology, specially-adapted housing, and many other purposes. In all, nearly 1,300 of the biggest and best funding programs are described in detail: program title, sponsoring organization address and telephone number (including toll-free and TDD), e-mail and web address, purpose, eligibility, financial data, duration, special features, limitations, number of awards, and deadline date. Plus, you also get a set of indexes that let you search the directory by program title, sponsoring organization, geographic coverage, subject field, and application deadline.

Financial Aid for Veterans, Military Personnel, and Their Dependents
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
2008-2010 edition available : 476pp. Funding Center (1 East) UB403 .F47
Veterans, military personnel, and their dependents make up more than one third of America's population. Each year, public and private agencies set aside billions of dollars in financial aid for these groups (including the spouses, children, grandchildren, and dependent parents of veterans and military personnel). If you have ties to the military, how do you get your share? Here, in one place, is a complete listing of not only federal and state financial benefits but the hundreds of privately-funded programs as well (more than 1,300 in all). These funds are available to applicants at any level (from high school through postdoctorate) for education, research, travel, career development, or emergency situations. The directory also provides a set of indexes that let you search the directory by program title, sponsoring organization, geographic coverage, subject field, and application deadline.

Money for Christian College Students
Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber, eds.
El Dorado Hills, Calif. : Reference Service Press, biennial.
2007-2009 edition on order : 280pp.
Now, in one place, Christian students will be available to get detailed information on the 875 biggest and best funding opportunities set aside specifically for them. Completely up to date, each of the program descriptions has been prepared from current material supplied by the sponsoring organization. Entries are divided by degree (undergraduate and graduate) and are organized so that, in seconds, you can read about the purpose, eligibility, monetary award, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded, and deadline date of any funding opportunity that interests you. In addition, you'll also find complete contact information: address, telephone number, fax number, toll-free number, e-mail address, and web site for each of these opportunities. Using the indexes, you can even target your search to look for funding opportunities by:
(1) sponsoring organization
(2) residency requirements
(3) where the money can be spent
(4) subject fields
(5) religious affiliation
(6) deadline

 

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