How to Find a Scholarship Online

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 14, 2000 - Business & Economics - 491 pages
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Tuition costs across the country are rising at an alarming rate—and financial aid is harder to get than ever. Parents and students alike are worrying about how to pay for education without skimping on quality. Now, thanks to the Internet, more and more students are applying for scholarships online with just the click of their mouse. However, finding just the right sites can take hours of Web research. And too much time spent on research can result in lost opportunities, missed deadlines, and changes in eligibility requirements.

How to Find a Scholarship Online makes the search easier by providing a directory of Web sites with scholarships available for a wide variety of fields of study, ethnic and religious backgrounds, military activities, athletic abilities, and more. Each entry details all the important facts students need, including:

  • Eligibility requirements
  • Tips for avoiding scams, finding the best options, and applying online
  • Expert advice on submitting a winning application that stands out from the crowd
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 10 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES AND MEDICAL CONDITIONS
274
CHAPTER 11 RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
280
CHAPTER 12 GENDERBASED SCHOLARSHIPS
287
CHAPTER 13 MILITARY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS
295
CHAPTER 14 FAMILY AFFILIATION SCHOLARSHIPS
308
CHAPTER 15 RESIDENCESPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS
339
CHAPTER 16 COLLEGESPECIFIC SCHOLARSHIPS
427
GLOSSARY
475

CHAPTER 7 GRADUATESCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
155
CHAPTER 8 EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITY SCHOLARSHIPS
224
CHAPTER 9 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR MEMBERS OF MINORITY AND ETHNIC GROUPS
249

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Page 408 - No honor scholarships shall be awarded to persons who plan to enroll in a course of study leading to a degree in theology, divinity or religious education or to religious aspirants.
Page 486 - University is a member of the National Consortium for Graduate Degrees for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Inc. Fellowship programs are available to members of minority groups who are pursuing master's and Ph.D.
Page 124 - The universities will use their grants to inaugurate new, three-year programs that will span the last two years of college and the first year of graduate school and lead to the master's degree.
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Page 476 - GPA (grade point average) — a system of scoring student achievement used by many colleges and universities. A student's GPA is computed by multiplying the numerical grade received in each course by the number of credits offered for each course, then dividing by the total number of credit hours studied. Most institutions use the following grade conversion scale: A = 4, B = 3, C = 2, D = 1, and E and F = 0.
Page 333 - Foundation, the California Institute of Technology, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of California may be resumed during the coming year.
Page 475 - Campus-based programs.—The Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, Federal Work-Study, and Federal Perkins Loan programs are called the "campus-based" programs because participating institutions are responsible for administering the programs on their own campuses. These programs provide aid administrators with considerable flexibility in the packaging of financial aid awards to best meet the needs of students. Federal...
Page 281 - Post sponsored by an American Legion Post or Auxiliary Unit or 2) a registered active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Explorer Post and also the son or grandson of a member of the American Legion or American Legion Auxiliary.

About the author (2000)

Shannon R. Turlington is the author of a dozen Internet and college-related books including The Unofficial Guide to College Financing, The Unofficial Guide to College Admissions, The Unauthorized Guide to the Internet, Sam’s Teach Yourself Netscape Communicator 4.5 in 24 Hours, and the bestseller Walking the World Wide Web. She also writes tutorials on college planning and financial aid for the web site content provider, Learnlots.com.

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