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The Scholarship Finder has listings of over $300 million in scholarship funds. All personnel in the military community, including dependents, are encouraged to search the scholarship database.  Military Scholarship Finder on , go to: .  Imagine Award – Military Award Program o  Army ROTC Scholarship Programs (to be an officer) The Army ROTC scholarship program provides financial assistance for the education and training of highly qualified and motivated young men and women who desire to be commissioned as officers in the Army after graduation from college. o Information on ROTC may be found at:  The Army ROTC Green to Gold Scholarship Program seeks talented young enlisted soldiers who have decided to leave, or are considering leaving, active duty to attend college and provides selected active duty enlisted member of the Army an opportunity to complete their baccalaureate degree requirements and obtain a commission through participation in the ROTC scholarship program  The Army ROTC Four-Year Scholarship Program provides collegetrained officers for the Army, Army Reserve and Army National Guard. Gives students who have graduated from high school the opportunity to attend college and also earn a commission through participation in the ROTC scholarship program. As the largest single source of Army officers, the ROTC program fulfills a vital role in providing mature young men and women for leadership and management positions in an increasingly technical Army.  Nursing Majors – eligible for ROTC scholarships too.  Information may be found at:  Law School - The Army Judge Advocate General will pay to sent a limited number of active duty Army officers to law school. o Information located at: AGSAWEB.NSF/Main?OpenFrameset  Interservice Physician Assistant Program (IPAP) – located at the Academy of Health Sciences (AHS), Army Medical Department Center and School (AMEDD C & S) on Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas. All graduates meet National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistant (NCCPA) qualifications for certification & receive employment in the U.S. Armed Forces, Coast Guard, Federal Bureau of Prisons, and civilian practices. o Regulation: AR-601-20, 17 October 2000

o AMEDD Center and School IPAP Website  Application Deadline 30 April  Selection Board: July (Results by September)  POC: MAJ Bruce McLennan U.S. Army Recruiting Command (502) 626-0386 or DSN 536-0386  Information on scholarships for spouses and/or children of military members, both active duty and traditional soldiers may be found at: o o ldren.html o id.htm o o o  Register with the website and you will be notified by e-mail when it is time to apply o ldren.html A listing of local scholarships, national scholarships and college-specific scholarships with 1.3 million scholarships worth over $3 billion is located at: Check these sites for more scholarships:



In addition to the scholarship searches available, comprehensive and up-to-date information on VA educational benefits, is available at: . You may contact your education center to verify qualification.  National Guard:  Regular Army:  Reserves Regional Readiness Command:  Imagine Award – Military Award Program o

Ron Brown Scholarships---Go to: The award: Leadership, community service, all fields. The deadline is usually in January. This is one of most prestigious

scholarships and it's very, very competitive. Details at site. Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship---Go to: the award: $6,000 per year. Number of winners about 100. It's renewable. Academic merit, leadership, community service, all fields. Deadline is usually in April. Detail see site. Project Excellence Scholarships---Go to: The award: $4,000 or higher (to full tuition). Number of winners: at least 600. Academic merit, leadership, community service, all fields. Deadline: Feb. Details at site. United Negro College Fund Scholarships---Go to: The UNCF is one of our major scholarship gateways. The awards are of varying amounts, and there are a great many under different names and requirements ( Grandmet, Duracell, for example). The deadline is usually December. Details at site. Kodak Scholarships---Go to: the award: varying amounts to $5,000. Number of awards: Varies. For those studying in film/cinematography at U.S. colleges. Details at site 6) Intel Science Talent Search---Go to: the award is from $5,000 to $100,000. There are approx. 40 awards in this prestigious competition. You must present a scientific research project. Deadline: December. Details at site. NACME Scholarships--- (National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering). Go to: The award amounts to $20,000 and many are awarded. This is our major engineering scholarship gateway. You must be an engineering student. The deadline is usually in February. Go to the website for details, or contact from aid officials at your college. Gates Millennium Scholarships---Go to: The Gates Millennium Scholarship is to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for thousands of outstanding students with significant financial need. The scholarship will cover room, board and tuition for at least 1,000 high school students a year. Nomination material for 2002-2003 will be available November 2001. Go to website for details. Deadline: March 15. NSBE Scholarships--- (National Society of Black Engineers). Go to: Award amount: Generally range from $1,500 to $3,000 for members of NSBE. Number of awards varies. This is primarily for engineering students, and others majoring in related disciplines. Deadlines vary. Details at website. ARMY ROTC Scholarships--- (for Historically Black Colleges). Go to: Students looking to enroll at a HBCU must enroll in the Army ROTC. Award amount to full-tuition. Many awards. Must have minimum 920 on SAT or 19 ACT score. Deadline is November 15. Details at website.

American Institute Of Certified Public Accountants Scholarships (AICPA). Go to: for undergraduates studying accounting at a U.S. college with at least 30 credits completed. Awards up to $5,000 with about 300 winners annually. Deadline is in July. Go to website for GPA requirements and details. Developmental Fund for Black Students in Science and Technology Scholarships Award amount: $2,000 and renewable. Several scholarships granted. This is for science or engineering students at HBCUs. Deadline is June 15. Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarships---Go to: This is a major competition with hundreds of over 250 awards going to "scholars," with academic, leadership, and talent qualities. The award amount is from $4,000 to $20,000. You can apply on-line. The deadline is October 31. Ambassadorial Scholarships---Go to: This is the prestigious "Rotary" organization scholarship for students who can speak another language and want to study abroad in the "host" country of that language. Award amounts are from $10,000 to $23,000 for a 3 month to full year of study abroad. You should have completed at least 2 years of college work. Ronald McDonald House Charities and the United Negro College Fund. Students must be studying at a HBCU which is a member of the UNCF. The award is from $1,000 to full tuition. Approx. 60 students are selected. The deadline is April 1. Go to website for details. Xerox Technology Minority Scholarship--Go to: and type in "Scholarship" in the search engine. This is a good scholarship for strong minority scholarships for students studying in areas like chemistry, engineering, physics, and "tech" areas. The award amount is up to $4,000 for undergraduates and more for graduate students. The deadline is Sept. 15. Go to web location for details. Alpha Kappa Alpha Scholarships--Go to: The above link is to the Chicago headquarters and that gateway of scholarships. Note that there are over 700 AKA Chapters, and you would be wise to contact sorority in your local vicinity. Scholarship opportunities abound. The deadline at AKA headquarters is Feb. 15. Applications (at the website) must be sent between Dec. 1st and January 30th each year.

*Note: all of our Greeks (listed in our BlackExcel college guide) offer scholarships, and you should contact your local chapters.

NCAA Scholarships--(National Collegiate Athletic Association) go to: This is the major NCAA sports association with which student-athletes are associated. Awards are given in all sports categories, amounts

from $3,000 to $12,500. Awards are also available for sports-related study (such as sports journalism). Deadlines vary, as do the number of awards each year. National Alliance for Excellence Scholarships--Go to: The student competitors can be seniors or already in college. They must submit an application that can include recommendations (academics), art (slides), dance (tapes), photographs, or other materials that point to talent and achievement in all areas. The awards are for a minimum of one year, and over 100 are granted. Applications can be submitted at any time. The selection process is ongoing. Go to the website. Harry S. Truman Scholarship--Go to: this is one of the most prestigious scholarships, shaped for students who intend to pursue a career targeted to public service or government. Graduate study should be a goal, with a portion of the funds directed there. You must be at least a junior, and your college must nominate you. A "nomination package" must be created. The awards can reach as high as $30,000 over the years. Generally about 80 students are selected. The deadline is February 1st. Go to website for details. National Association of Hispanic Journalists-- Go to: Awards from $1000 - $5000 Students interested in journalism as a career can apply. Deadline is Feb 28th. See web site for application and information. National Association of Black Journalists--Go to: NABJ offers 10 scholarships. It's a $2,500 award. Students should be attending a four-year University. They must present three letters of recommendation from a school adviser, dean or a faculty member. Also, a 500-800 word article on a Black journalist must be presented. A grade point average of 3.0 is desirable. Eligible students must be majoring in journalism-print, photography, radio or television. One of those should be a career goal. Deadline is March 31. Go to website for details. Hispanic College Fund Scholarships--Go to: . Major site for Hispanic students majoring in business-related areas, A to Z (accounting, human resources, communications, and more). The award amount varies. Over 140 awards granted. Deadline: April. Go to website for details. Arts Recognition and Talent Search Awards Go to: . These awards are granted to high school or college students (17, 18 years of age) who show talent in dance, voice, music, art, photography, jazz, visual arts, writing, or other creative areas. You must audition or submit a portfolio or tape. The award is to be used for freshman year in college. Award amounts from $100 to $3,000. Deadline is June 1 or April 1 (for registration in specific regions). Society of Women Engineer Scholarships. Go to: d=5 . These scholarships are targeted for women who are majoring in engineering or computer science. Award amount are from $200 to $5,000, and at least 90 are granted.

The deadline for students already in college is February 1st but is May 15 for high school seniors entering an "accredited” program. American Institute of Architects Minority Disadvantaged Scholarship. Go to: this is a scholarship for minority students enrolling in architecture programs. Awards are from $500 to $3,000. Generally 20 students are selected. Deadline is December 6. Non Commissioned Officers Association. Go to Children and spouses of members of the Non Commissioned Officers Association. Awards not limited by race, color, creed, national origin or sex. For undergraduate study at accredited colleges and universities. Children of members must be under age 25 to receive initial grant. TROA. The Retired Officers' Association (TROA) The 2002-2003 school year application for a TROA Scholarship Fund interest-free loan is now available on this website. Applicants for our programs must be planning to attend an accredited college or university during the coming school year as a fulltime student. All loans, grants and scholarships are for students seeking their first undergraduate degree.

"NEED A LIST" For a complete listing of other possible sources of financial aid, send for a copy to The American Legion, National Emblem Sales, P. O. Box 1050, Indianapolis, IN 46206.

ALASKAN SEA SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Applicant must be a legal resident of the State of Alaska. Alaska Sea Service Scholarship Fund, c/o U.S. Navy League Council 55-151, P.O. Box 201510, Anchorage, AK 99520-1510. AMERICAN LOGISTICS ASSOCIATION NEW YORK CHAPTER: One dependent from each of the five uniformed services. Commanding Officer (Code N005), Naval Station New York, 355 Front Street, Staten Island, NY 10304. Due 29 March. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF NAVAL ENGINEERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS: Candidates must be in final one/two years of full time or coop undergraduate or one year graduate program in engineering or physical science, and U.S. Citizen. The American Society of Naval Engineers, 1452 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. (703) 836-6727. BLINDED VETERANS ASSOCIATION, KATHERN F. GRUBER SCHOLARSHIP: Children/spouses of legally blinded veterans. Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship Program, Blinded Veterans Association, 477 H. Street NW, Washington, DC 20001. Due 15 April. CAPTAIN CALIENDO COLLEGE ASSISTANCE FUND: Children of regular, reserve, retired, or deceased enlisted personnel in pay grade E-6 or below. U. S. Coast Guard Petty Officers Association, 5520 G. Hempstead Way, Springfield, VA 22151, phone: 703-941-0395. Due 1 June of each year. COMMANDER WILLIAM STUHR SCHOLARSHIP: Senior High School Military Dependents of all services. One award of $4,500, paid annually for 4 years. Must be a high school senior with Junior or Senior yea (1st half year) average grades in top 10% of his/her class; having financial need. Must be planning to attend accredited college (no geographic limitations). DAUGHTERS OF THE CINCINNATI SCHOLARSHIPS: Must be a daughter of Commissioned Officer in the regular Army, Navy, air Force, Coast Guard or Marines, (active, retired or deceased) and a high school senior at the time of application. Daughters of the Cincinnati, Scholarship Program, 122 East 58th Street, New York, NY 10022. Due 15 March. EXCEPTIONAL FINANCIAL NEED (EFN) SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. SCHOLARSHIPS FOR DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS (SDS) Full-time students with exceptional financial need pursuing degree in medicine, dentistry, or osteopathic medicine. Division of Student Assistance, BHPr/HRSA, Student and Institutional Support Branch, Parklawn Bldg, Rm 8-34, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. Phone: 301-443-4776. FISHER, ZACHARY AND ELIZABETH M. ARMED SERVICES FOUNDATION: Children of active or reserve service members. Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher, Armed Services Foundation, Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum, 12th Ave. and West 46th Street, New York, NY 10036. Due 1 February. FLEET RESERVE ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS I, II, III, AND IV: Dependent children/spouses of members in good standing. FRA Scholarship Administrator c/o 400 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50398. 1800-424-1120. Due 15 April. FORT MEADE ARMY OFFICERS WIVES CLUB: Children of member's of the Ft. Meade Officers Wives Club in good standing. Applications accepted between the beginning of January and the end of March of

each year. Scholarships awarded each April. For additional information, write Ft. Meade OWC, P. O. Box 280, Fort Meade, MD 20755 FRATERNAL ORDER UDT/SEAL EDUCATION GRANT: Sons/daughters of regular members in good standing. Chairman, Scholarship committee, Fraternal Order of UDT/SEAL, Inc., P.O. Box 5365, Virginia Beach, VA 23455. Due 15 April. GAMEWARDENS OF VIETNAM ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND: Sons/daughters of members who served with Navy River Patrol Force "Operation Gamewardens", Gamewardens of Vietnam Association, Inc., P.O. Box 5523, Virginia Beach, VA 23455-0523. Due 15 April. LADIES AUXILIARY OF THE FLEET RESERVE ASSOCIATION: Children of members in good standing. LAFRA Scholarship Administrator, c/o 400 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50398. 800-424-1120. Due 15 April. MARIANAS NAVAL OFFICERS' WIVES' CLUB SCHOLARSHIP: Children/spouses of regular/reserve Navy, Marine or Coast Guard members on active duty, retired or deceased. Scholarship Chairman, Marianas Naval Officers' Wives' Club, COMNAVMAR, Box 49, FPO AP 96630. DUE 1 April. MARINE OFFICERS' WIVES' CLUB OF WASHINGTON, D.C. HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR AND SPOUSAL SCHOLARSHIP: Dependent children and spouses of officer/enlisted Marines residing or stationed within a 50-mile radius of Washington, D.C. Scholarship Chairman, Marine Officers' Wives' Club, 9418 Mt. Vernon Circle, Alexandria, VA 22309. Due 1 March. MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART (MOPH): Sons, daughters, grandchild or a member. Scholar Program, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Headquarters, 5413-B Backlick Road, Springfield, VA 22151. No due date. NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION (NSDAR): Must be a US citizen. Attend an accredited college in the U.S. Send a self-addressed stamped envelope to National Society, DART, Office of Committees-Scholarships, 1776 D Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20006-5392. Due 1 February. NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION (NFCU) STUDENT LOANS: Available to NFCU members worldwide. Navy Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 3350, Merrifield, VA 22119-2250. No due date. OCEANA OFFICERS' WIVES' CLUB SCHOLARSHIP: Children of service members residing in Tidewater area. Scholarship Chairman, Oceana Officers' Wives' Club, P.O. Box 8492, Virginia Beach, VA 23450. Due 15 April. OPPENHEIMER SCHOLARSHIP TO CULVER MILITARY ACADEMY: Children of members who served a minimum of five years. The Oppenheimer Scholarship, Office of Admission, Culver Academies, Winter School, Culver, IN 46511. No due date. PATUXENT RIVER CHIEF PETTY OFFICERS' WIVES' CLUB SCHOLARSHIP: Children of members in good standing. Chief Petty Officers' Wives' Club, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 264, Patuxent River,

MD 20670. Due 1 April. SAN DIEGO NAVAL OFFICERS' WIVES' CLUB SCHOLARSHIP: Children, spouses: member must have served tour in San Diego since 1985. Naval Officers' Wives' Club, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 182104, Coronado, CA 92118. Due 15 April. USO/ANHEUSER-BUSCH SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Family members (including spouses) of active duty personnel who graduated from high school within last four years. USO World Headquarters Scholarship Program, 601 Indiana Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004, or visit local USO. Due 1 March. USO-METRO SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Sponsored by USO-METRO, valued at $1000. Applicant must be an immediate family member (son, daughter, spouse only) of an active duty enlisted member of the United States Armed Forces. Active duty spouse must be based in Greater Washingon/Batlimore area on 1 April 1995. Applicant must be a high school senior graduating in 1995. Selections are based on established criteria and the scholarships are limited to undergraduate studies at an accredited educational institution. Deadline: 1 April. USO-METRO SATO TRAVEL ACADEMY SCHOLARSHIP: Sponsored by SATO Travel, valued at $2000. Applicant must be the spouse of an active duty enlisted service member E-5 or below as of 1 JAN 95, based (applicant and spouse) in greater Washington area (Baltimore to Quantico), a high school grad or GED equivalent, at least 17 years old, must type 30 words per minute. Upon successful completion of 9 week course or 14 week course (evenings), the awardee will receive a diploma certifying graduation from a professional travel academy. The academy will provide job placement and career counseling. Contact USOMetro for more information at 703-696-2628. VADM E.P. TRAVERS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM: Sponsored by Navy and Marine Corps Relief Society. (1) $2,000 awarded to qualifying children of active duty members; (2) up to a $3,000 interest free loan awarded to active duty parents to be repaid by a 24 month allotment. Applications are available by contacting NMCRS, Education Program, 801 N. Randolph Street, Suite 1228, Arlington, VA 22203-1989; (703) 696-4904. Due 15 March. WOMEN IN DEFENSE HORIZONS SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION: Citizen enrolled in junior year or higher, including graduate level, in a curriculum leading related to the advancement of women in the National Security career field. P.O. Box 16221 Arlington VA 22215. 202-225-4775. Due 12/1 and 8/1 each year.

State-Specific Scholarship and Grant Programs A-M Albama Alabama Commission on Higher Education 100 North Union St. P.O. Box 302000 Montgomery, AL 36130-2000 (334) 242-1998 (800) 843-8534 Toll Free Restrictions: AL residents only FAX: (334) 242-0268 E-Mail: URL: Alabama State Department of Education 50 North Ripley Street P.O. Box 302101 Montgomery, AL 36104 URL: (Click "Sections" for contact person and phone number for specific departments.) · Alabama GI Dependents’ Educational Benefit Program: · Alabama National Guard Educational Assistance Program: · Alabama Nursing Scholarship Program: · Alabama Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program: · Alabama Scholarships for Dependents of Blind Parents: · Alabama Student Assistance Program: · Alabama Student Grant Program: · American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship Program: · American Legion Scholarship Program: · Junior and Community College Athletic Scholarship Program: · Junior and Community College Performing Arts Scholarship Program: · Police Officer’s and Firefighter’s Survivor’s Educational Assistance Program: · Senior Adult Scholarship Program: · Technology Scholarship Program for Alabama Teachers: · Two-Year College Academic Scholarship Program: Alaska Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education 3030 Vintage Blvd. Juneau, AK 99801-7109 (907) 465-2967 (new loans) (800) 441-2967 (new loans) TTY: (907) 465-3143 FAX: (907) 465-5316 EMAIL: URL: The Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education's Student Aid page administers six loan programs and two student exchange programs. For descriptions and requirements for these programs, go to · Loans for Full-Time Study · Loans for Half-Time Study · Alaska Teacher Scholarship Loans · Alaska Family Education Loans · W. "Winn" Brindle Memorial Scholarship Loans · Michael Murphy Scholarship Loans

· Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE) ( · Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Program · WICHE Western Regional Graduate Program · Professional Student Exchange Loan Program · WWAMI Medical Education Program Arizona Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education 2020 North Central Ave., Suite 275 Phoenix, AZ 85004-4503 (602) 229-2591 FAX: (602) 229-2599 EMAIL: URL: See also "Student Information Center" at the Arizona Board of Regents’ web site at · Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation Scholarship/Loan Program · Arizona Private Postsecondary Education Student Financial Assistance Program (PFAP) · Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) Program · Arizona Family College Savings Program · Arizona Educational Loan Program (AELP) · Arizona Student Program Investing Resources in Education (ASPIRE) Arkansas Arkansas Department of Higher Education 114 East Capitol Ave. Little Rock, AR 72201 (501) 371-2050 (financial aid) (800) 54-STUDY (financial aid) EMAIL: URL:

· Arkansas Student Assistance Grant Program. This is a need-based grant awarded to students by each institution. The maximum annual award is $600. Apply using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). · Arkansas Health Education Grant Program (ARHEG) provides financial assistance to students seeking professional training in chiropractic medicine, dentistry, optometry, osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, and veterinary medicine to allow them to attend out-of-state institutions. · Academic Challenge Scholarship awards up to $2500 annually for graduating high school seniors who complete the pre-collegiate core curriculum, have 2.50 grade point average in those courses, achieve a 19 on the ACT, and demonstrate financial need. · Governor’s Scholars Program awards up to $4000 annually for graduating high school seniors based on academic achievement, test score and leadership. The Governor’s Distinguished Scholarship for those scoring 32 on the ACT, 1410 on the SAT, or are named National Merit Finalists. Pays tuition, mandatory fees, room and board. · Emergency Secondary Education Loan awards up to $2500 annually for individuals seeking teacher certification in designated shortage areas. Must teach in Arkansas for 5 years to have the loan forgiven. · Minority Teachers Scholarship awards up to $5000 annually for African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic college juniors and seniors working toward teacher certification. Must teach 3 or 5 years in Arkansas to have the amount received forgiven. · Freshman/Sophomore Minority Grant Program awards $1000 annual stipend for African-American, Asian-American, and Hispanic college freshman and sophomores. Designed to encourage these students to enter teaching. · MIA/KIA Dependents Scholarship Program is a waiver of tuition, fees, room and board at any public college or university in Arkansas for dependents and spouses of Arkansans who were killed or missing in action or who were prisoners of war. · Law Enforcement Dependent’s Scholarship Program provides waiver of tuition, fees, and room at any public college or university in Arkansas for dependents and spouses of Arkansas law enforcement officers and some Highway and Transportation Department employees. · Second Effort Scholarship awards up to $1000 annually to the individuals with the top 10 scores on the GED exam during the previous calendar year. · Teacher and Administrator Grant Program reimburses certified teachers and administrators for coursework taken during the summer terms. · Minority Masters Fellows Program awards up to $7500 for one year or three summers for AfricanAmerican, Asian-American, and Hispanic students entering a masters program in mathematics, the sciences, or foreign languages, and Minority Teacher Scholarship recipients in the fifth year of a five year teacher certification program.

California California Student Aid Commission P.O. Box 419026 Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9026 (916) 526-7590 FAX: (916) 526-7590 EMAIL: URL: For a listing of grants, see Colorado Colorado Commission on Higher Education 1380 Lawrence St., Ste. 1200 Denver, Colorado 80204 (303) 866-2723 Fax: (303) 866-4266 EMAIL: URL: · Colorado Need-based Awards: Includes the Colorado Student Grant, Colorado Graduate Grant, and the Colorado Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (CLEAP). Available to qualified students with documented financial need. · Colorado Merit-based Awards: Includes the Colorado Undergraduate Merit and the Colorado Graduate Fellowship. Available to qualified students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement. · Colorado Work-Study: Part-time employment program designed to assist students with financial need or work experience. · Colorado Nursing Scholarships: Designed to provide assistance to individuals seeking nursing education who agree to practice in Colorado. Applications are available from the participating institutions annually. · Dependents Tuition Assistance Program: Pays tuition, room and board for dependents of Colorado la w enforcement officers, fire or national guard personnel killed or disabled in the line of duty, and for dependents of prisoners of war or service personnel listed as missing in action. Applications are available at the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. · Colorado National Guard Tuition Assistance Program: Pays up to 100% of tuition costs at state supported institutions, for its members. For more information, contact a National Guard recruiter or the state tuition assistance office at (303) 677-8913. Connecticut Department of Higher Education

61 Woodland St. Hartford, CT 06105-2326 (860) 947-1800 Fax: (860) 947-1310 EMAIL: URL: · Pell Grant · Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) · Capitol Scholarship (Application available) · CT Aid for Public College Students · CT Independent College Student Grant Program · CT Information Technology Scholarship · CT Minority Teacher Incentive Program · Robert C. Byrd Scholarship (Application available) · Tuition Set Aside Aid Delaware Delaware Higher Education Commission Carvel State Office Bldg. 820 N. French St. Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 577-3240 (800) 292-7935 FAX: (302) 577-6765 URL: The Higher Education Commission administers 17 state student financial aid programs and seven private scholarship programs to help Delawareans continue their education after high school. Applicants for all state-funded programs must be Delaware residents. · Grants (Need-based awards. Not repaid.) o Scholarship Incentive Program (ScIP) o Educational Benefits for Children of Deceased Veterans and Others o Governor's Workforce Development Grant · Academic Memorial Scholarships (Merit-based awards for graduating high school seniors enrolling at the

University of Delaware or Delaware State University. Not repaid.) o B. Bradford Barnes Memorial Scholarship Deadline has passed for the 2001-02 academic year. o Charles L. Hebner Memorial Scholarship Deadline has passed for the 2001-02 academic year. o Herman M. Holloway, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Deadline has passed for the 2001-02 academic year. · Academic Scholarships (Merit-based awards for graduating high school seniors enrolling at regionally accredited colleges in the U.S. Not repaid.) o Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship o Diamond State Scholarship o Legislative Essay Scholarship Deadline has passed for the 2001-02 academic year. · Professional Incentive Loans (Merit-based recruitment programs. Repaid in service.) o Undergraduate § Delaware Nursing Incentive Program § Christa McAuliffe Scholarship Loan o Graduate § Delaware Institute for Medical Education and Research (DIIMER) Loan Program § Delaware Optometric Institutional Aid § Librarian and Archivist Incentive Program § Speech/Language Pathologist Incentive Program · Private Scholarships Administered by DHEC o Delaware Engineering Society Scholarships Deadline has passed for the 2001-02 academic year. o Delaware River and Bay Authority Scholars Program o Delaware Solid Waste Authority Scholarship o First State Manufactured Housing Scholarship o Kirkwood Soccer Club

o Port of Wilmington, Delaware Scholarship o Joseph B. Shafferman, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund · Regional Partnerships o State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College o Academic Common Market District of Columbia Department of Human Services Office of Postsecondary Education Research and Assistance 2100 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE Washington, DC 20020 (202) 727-3688 FAX: (202) 727-2739 · District of Columbia State Student Incentive Grant Program (DC SSIG): Provides and distributes funds directly to eligible District residents seeking postsecondary education. (Title IV, Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended): Contact Person: Angela March: Phone: 202-727-3688 · Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program (PDTSP): Monitors and tracks student participation in the Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program (PDTSP) recipients: Contact Person: Laurencia O. Henderson: Phone: 202-727-3688 · District of Columbia Guaranteed Student Loan Program (DCGSEP): Actively collects on defaulted guaranty student loans for the District of Columbia Guaranteed Student Loan Program (DCGSEP). Title IVB Higher Education Act of 1965 as amended): Contact Person: Laurencia O. Henderson: Phone: 202727-3688 · Dwight D. Eisenhower Professional Development: Administers grants to District of Columbia institutions of higher education for improvement of instruction in math and science in elementary and secondary schools: Contact Person: Angela March: Phone: 202-727-3688. Florida Florida Department of Education Bureau of Student Financial Assistance 1940 N. Monroe St., Ste. 70 Tallahassee, FL 32303-4759 (850) 488-3612 (888) 827-2004 Florida Grant/Scholarship Toll Free Student Hotline (800) 366-3475 FFELP Borrower Payment Toll Free Number EMAIL: Bureau of Student Financial Assistance EMAIL: Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program URL: Bureau of Student Financial Assistance Home Page

Below is a list of State of Florida Grant, Scholarship and Loan Programs administered by the Bureau of Student Financial Assistance. Each program name will link you to a program description which includes eligibility requirements, application procedures, award amounts, and renewal requirements. · Children of Deceased Or Disabled Veterans Or Children Of Servicemen Classified As Prisoners Of War Or Missing In Action Scholarship Program · Critical Occupational Therapist Or Physical Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program · Critical Occupational Therapist Or Physical Therapist Scholarship Loan Program · Critical Occupational Therapist Or Physical Therapist Tuition Reimbursement Program · Critical Teacher Shortage Student Loan Forgiveness Program · Critical Teacher Shortage Tuition Reimbursement Program · Ethics In Business Scholarship Program · Exceptional Student Education Training Grant Program · Florida Bright Futures Scholarship Program · Florida Student Assistance Grant Program · Florida Teacher Scholarship And Forgivable Loan -"Chappie" James Most Promising Teacher Scholarship · Florida Teacher Scholarship And Forgivable Loan - Critical Teacher Shortage Forgivable Loan Program · Florida Work Experience Program · Instructional Aide Scholarship Program · Jose Marti Scholarship Challenge Grant · Limited Access Competitive Grant · Mary McLeod Bethune Scholarship Program · Nicaraguan And Haitian Scholarship Program · Nursing Scholarship Program · Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program

· Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program · Rosewood Family Scholarship Program · Seminole And Miccosukee Indian Scholarships · William L. Boyd, IV, Florida Resident Access Grant Georgia Georgia Student Finance Commission 2082 East Exchange Place Tucker, Georgia 30084 (770) 724-9000 (800) 776-6878 FAX: (770) 724-9089 EMail: URL: · HOPE Scholarship Program · Tuition Equalization Grant · Governor's Scholarship Program · Scholarship for Engineering Education (SEE) · Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship · Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant · Public Safety Memorial Grant · North Georgia College ROTC Grant · North Georgia College & State University Military Scholarship · Georgia Military College State Service Scholarship · Charles McDaniel Teacher Scholarship · Osteopathic Medical Loan · Work Incentive for Student Education (WISE) Hawaii Hawaii State Postsecondary Education Commission Bachman Hall, Rm. 209 University of Hawaii

2444 Dole Street Honolulu, HI 96822 (808) 956-8207 FAX: (808) 956-5156 EMAIL: URL: · Hawaii Department of Education · Community Scholarship Program · WICHE Student Exchange Program · State Postsecondary Education Commission · Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation · Community Scholarship Program · Fukunaga Scholarship Foundation · Cady McDonnell Memorial Scholarship · Lima Kokua Nursing Scholarship · William J. and Marijane E. Adams, Jr., Scholarship Idaho State of Idaho Board of Education P.O. Box 83720 Boise, Idaho 83720-0037 (208) 334-2270 FAX: (208) 334-2632 E-Mail: URL: Grant Information Page: Scholarship/Fellowship Page: · American Legion Idaho Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship · Idaho Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program · Idaho State Department of Education · WICHE Student Exchange Program

· State Board of Education · Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship · Cady McDonnell Memorial Scholarship · Mary Lou Brown Scholarship Illinois Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) 1755 Lake Cook Road Deerfield, Illinois 60015-5209 (800) 899-ISAC URL: Illinois Aid Programs (programs administered by ISAC) · Grant Programs (Grants are awards that are based on financial need or other special requirements and do not need to be repaid when school or college is completed.) o The Monetary Award Program (MAP) (Need-based) is the third largest program of its kind in the nation and provides need-based grants to Illinois residents attending an eligible Illinois institution. In addition to MAP, ISAC administers seven specialized grant programs. o Specialized Grants § Quern IT Grant Program § Illinois National Guard Grant Program § Illinois Veteran Grant (IVG) Program § Illinois Incentive for Access (IIA) Program (Need-based) § Grant Program for Dependents of Police or Fire Officers § Grant Program for Dependents of Correctional Officers § Bonus Incentive Grant (BIG) · Scholarship Programs (Scholarships are usually based on academic or merit factors. Athletic or individual abilities may also qualify a student for a scholarship. Financial need is generally not a factor, and most scholarships do not need to be repaid. o Merit Recognition Scholarship (MRS) Program

o Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship Program o Illinois Future Teacher Corps (IFTC) Program (formerly the David A. DeBolt Teacher Shortage Scholarship Program) o Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program o Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver Program · Loan Programs (Loans are made by participating lending institutions, through the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP), strictly for educational purposes. Repayment of the loan principal, plus interest ins required.) o Federal Stafford Loan Program o Federal PLUS Loan Program · Honors Program o The Illinois State Scholar Program · Other State of Illinois Sponsored Programs Not Administered by ISAC o General Assembly Scholarships. Contact the General Assembly member from the student’s district for more information. o MIA/POW Scholarship. Contact Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs at 217-782-3564 for more information. o Department of Services Education Benefits. Contact the Office of Rehabilitation Services at 800-8436154, option 4 for more information. o Medical Student Scholarship Program. Contact the Illinois Department of Public Health at 217-782-1624 for more information. o Nursing Education Scholarship Program. Contact the Illinois Department of Public Education at 217782-1624 for more information. o Allied Health Care Professional Scholarship Program. Contact the Illinois Department of Health at 217782-1624. o Illinois College Savings Bonds. College Savings Bonds are tax-exempt, zero-coupon bonds issued by the State of Illinois to provide individual investors with long-term investment to help fund college expenses. Click here for more information. Indiana State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana

150 West Market St., Ste. 500 Indianapolis, IN 46204 (317) 232-2350 (888) 528-4719 (outside 317 area code) FAX: (317) 232-3260 EMAIL: URL: · Indiana Higher Education Grant Program · Hoosier Scholar Award · Twenty-first Century Scholars Program · Nursing Scholarship · Minority Teacher/Special Education Scholarship · Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship · Summer State Work Study Program · Indiana National Guard Supplemental Grants · Part-Time Grant Program Iowa Iowa College Student Aid Commission 200 10th St., 4th Floor Des Moines, Iowa 50309-3609 (515) 281-3501 (800) 383-4222 FAX: (515) 242-3388 E-Mail: URL: · State of Iowa Scholarship Program, · Iowa Tuition Grant Program, · Iowa Vocational-Technical Tuition Grant Program, · Iowa Work-Study Program, · Iowa Grant Program,

· Iowa National Guard Tuition Aid Program, · Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship, · Governor Terry E. Branstad Iowa State Fair Scholarship, · Osteopathic Forgivable Loan Program, and · Teacher Forgivable Loan Programs. Kansas Kansas Board of Regents 700 S.W. Harrison, Suite 1410 Topeka, KS 66603-3760 (785) 296-3421 FAX: (785) 296-0983 EMAIL: URL: · Undergraduate Scholarships o Nursing Scholarship o Kansas Teacher Scholarship o State Scholarship · Kansas Comprehensive Grants · Vocational Scholarship · State-funded Graduate Programs o Kansas Osteopathy Scholarship o Kansas Optometry Scholarship o Kansas Dentistry Assistance o James B. Pearson Fellowship o Kansas Distinguished Scholarship Program o Kansas Ethnic Minority Fellowship Kentucky

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) 1050 U.S. Hwy. 127 South Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-4323 (502) 696-7200 (800) 928-8926 TTY: (800) 855-2880 Fax: (502) 696-7345 [or 7496] E-mail Address: URL: · Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship · College Access Program (CAP) · Kentucky Tuition Grant (KTG) · KHEAA Teacher Scholarship · Early Childhood Development Scholarship · Osteopathic Medicine Scholarship · KHEAA Work-Study · Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust Louisiana Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance P.O. Box 91202 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70821-9202 (225) 922-1023 (800) 259-5626 ext. 1012 FAX: (225) 922-0790 URL: · Tuition Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) · Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship · Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP)—formerly Louisiana State Student Incentive Grant (SSIG) · Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Program · Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)

Maine Maine Education Assistance Division Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) 5 Community Drive P.O. Box 949 Augusta, ME 04332-0949 (207) 623-3263 or (207) 623 FAME (800) 228-3734 TDD: (207) 626-2717 FAX: (207) 632-0095 E-mail Address: URL: · Grants · Scholarships · Financial Aid Programs Administered by FAME · Loans Maryland Maryland Higher Education Commission 16 Francis Street Annapolis, MD 21401 (410) 260-4500 (800) 974-0203 (410) 260-4565 Scholarship Administration (800) 974-1024 Scholarship Administration TTY: (800) 735-2258 FAX: (410) 974-5276/3513/5994 EMAIL: URL: · Guaranteed Access Grant · Educational Assistance Grant · Senatorial Scholarship · Delegate Scholarship Program · Part-Time Grant Program · Jack F. Tolbert Memorial Grant Program

· Doctoral Scholars Program · Distinguished Scholar Program · Distinguished Scholar Teacher Education Program · State Nursing Scholarship and Living Expenses Grant · Physical and Occupational Therapists and Assistants Grant Program · Professional School Scholarship · Sharon Christa McAuliffee Memorial Teacher Education Award ·Developmental Disabilities, Mental Health, Child welfare, and Juvenile Workforce Assistance Program · Child Care Provider Scholarship Program · Firefighter, Ambulance and Rescue Squad Member Tuition Reimbursement Program · Loan Assistance Repayment Program (LARP) · Loan Assistance Repayment Program in Primary Care Services (LARP-PCS) ·Maryland Dent-Care Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MDC-LARP) · Edward T. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program · Tuition Reduction for Nonresident Nursing Students · Maryland Science and Technology Scholarship · Maryland Hope Scholarship · Maryland Teacher Scholarship · Maryland Community College Transfer Student Scholarship Massachusetts Massachusetts Board of Higher Education One Ashton Pl., Rm. 1401 Boston, MA 02108 (617) 727-6397 URL: Massachusetts Office of Student Financial Assistance 330 Stuart St., Ste. 304 Boston, MA 02116

(617) 727-9420 FAX: (617) 727-0667 URL: · Attracting Excellence in Teaching · Boston Mensa Essay Scholarship · Boston Globe Scholarships · Boston Plan for Excellence ACCESS Scholarship · Boston Post Scholarship · Carol DiMaiti Stuart Foundation · City of Boston Scholarship Fund · Ed Madden Scholarship · National Association of Asian American Professionals of Boston Scholarship · New England Regional Student Program · Massachusetts Police · Phillips Scholarship · Tuition Advantage Program · Tuition Scholarships for Americans of Polish Descent Michigan Michigan Department of Treasury Bureau of Student Financial Assistance Office of Information & Resources P.O. Box 30466 Lansing, MI 48909-7966 (877) FA-FACTS (323-2287) General Information EMAIL: General Information (877) 4-GRANTS (447-2687) Scholarships & Grants EMAIL: Scholarships & Grants URL: · Michigan Competitive Scholarship · Michigan Tuition Grant

· Michigan Merit Award · Michigan Campus-based Programs · MI-Loan · Tuition Incentive Program · Vocational Rehabilitation · Carl D. Perkins Vocational & Applied Technology Education Act · Tuition Waiver for Native Americans Minnesota Minnesota Higher Education Services Office 1450 Energy Park Dr., Ste. 350 St. Paul, MN 55108-5227 (651) 642-0533 (800) 433-3243 FAX: (651) 642-0675 E-Mail: URL: · Minnesota State Grant Program · Post-Secondary Child Care Grant Program · Survivors of Safety Officers · Student Educational Loan Fund (SELF) · State Work Study Program · Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant · Grants for Dislocated Workers · Federal Pell Grant Mississippi Mississippi Postsecondary Education Financial Assistance Board 3825 Ridgewood Rd. Jackson, MS 39211-6453 (601) 432-6611 EMAIL: URL:

· American General Scholarship · Mississippi Scholarship Program · Mississippi State Department of Education · D.A. Biglane Foundation · Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning · First Mississippi Corporation Foundation, Inc. · Mississippi Scholarship · William F. Winter Education Scholarship Loan Program Missouri Missouri Department of Higher Education 3515 Amazonas Dr. Jefferson City, MO 65109-5717 (573) 751-2361 (800) 473-6757 MOSTARS Information Center FAX: (573) 751-6635 URL: · Advantage Missouri Program · Charles Gallagher Student Financial Assistance Program · Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program ("Bright Flight") · Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship · Midwest Student Exchange Program · Missouri College Guarantee Program · Public Service Survivor Grant Program · Vietnam Veterans Survivor Grant Program · Other State Assistance Programs Montana Montana University System Office of Commissioner of Higher Education

2500 Broadway St. P.O. Box 203101 Helena, MT 59620-3101 (406) 444-6570 (800) 537-7508 EMAIL: URL: URL: Montana Guaranteed Student Loan Program · Scholarships o National Merit Semi-finalist Scholarship o High School Honor Scholarship o Community College Honor Scholarship o GEAR UP Scholarship · Grants o (Federal) Pell Grant o Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) o (State of Montana) Student Incentive Grant o MTAP Baker Grant · Loans o (Federal) Family Educational Loan Program (FFELP) o Perkins Loan Program o William D Ford Direct Lending Program o Alternative Loan Program o Stafford Subsidized Loan o Stafford Unsubsidized Loan o Direct Stafford Subsidized Loan o Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loan

o Direct Parent PLUS Loans · Work study · Fee Waivers o Indian Student, Veteran, Senior Citizen Scholarship and Grant Programs N-Z Nebraska Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education P.O. Box 95005 Lincoln, NE 68509-5005 (402) 471-2847 FAX: (402) 471-2886 E-Mail: URL: · Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship · Nucor Foundation, Inc. · Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education · Ph.D. Scholarship Program · Norma Ross Walter Scholarship · Nebraska Occupational Therapy Association Scholarship Nevada Nevada Department of Education 700 E. 5th St. Carson City, NV 89701-5096 (775) 687-9200 FAX: (775) 687-9101 URL: · Nevada Italian Scholarship · San Francisco Foundation James Duval/Phelan Award · WICHE Student Exchange Program · Financial Aid Office · Italian Catholic Federation · Cady McDonnell Memorial Scholarship · Joseph Henry Jackson Award · William J. and Marijane E. Adams, Jr., Scholarship · Northern California/Richard Epping Scholarship New Hampshire New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission 2 Industrial Park Dr.

Concord, NH 03301-8512 (603) 271-2555 (voice) TTY: (800) 735-2964 Fax: (603) 271-2696 EMAIL: URL: · New Hampshire Incentive Program (state scholarship) · NH Career Incentive Program · NH Nursing Leveraged Scholarship Loan Program · NH Leveraged Incentive Program (Governor's Success Scholarship) · Scholarships of Orphans' of Veterans Program · Dartmouth Medical Education Program · Veterinary Education Program New Jersey New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority P.O. Box 540 Trenton, NJ 08625-0540 (609) 588-3226 (800) 792-8670 TTY: (609) 588-2526 FAX: (609) 588-3316 URL: - Educational Opportunity Fund - Martin Luther King, Jr. Physician - Dentist Scholarship - C. Clyde Ferguson Law Scholarship · Many Various Scholarships New Mexico New Mexico Commission on Higher Education 1068 Cerrillos Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87501 (505) 827-7383 (800) 279-9777 TTY: (800) 659-8331 FAX: (505) 827-7392 E-mail Address: URL: · College Scholarships · Gates Millenium Scholarship Program · Legislative Endowment Scholarships · Lottery Success Scholarships · New Mexico Scholars · Senior Citizen's Reduced Tuition · Student Choice Grants · Student Incentive Grants

· 3% Scholarships · Vietnam Veterans' Scholarships · Work Study New York New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) Albany, New York 12255 (518) 473-1574 (888) NYS-HESC(800) 4-FED-AID or (319) 337-5665 (Federal Student Aid Information Center) (319) 337-5665 (FAFSA Application Status) TDD: (800) 445-5234 FAX: (518) 473-3749 EMAIL: URL: · Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) · Finacial Aid North Carolina North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority P.O. Box 14103 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 (919) 549-8614 (800) 700-1775 Toll-Free Restrictions: NC residents only FAX: (919) 549-8481 EMAIL: URL: See also College Foundation of North Carolina at · Need –Based Scholarships and Grants - AMBUCS Scholarships For Therapists - American Chemical Society Scholars Program - American Society of Highway Engineers Scholarships - Appropriated Grants - Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarships - Avon Products Foundation Scholarship Program for Women - Bell South Telecommunications Inc. Community College Scholarship Program - Board of Governors Dental Scholarship Program (BGDS) - Board of Governors Medical Scholarship Program (BGMS) - Carolina Power and Light Company Community College Scholarship Program - Electric Lineman Technology (ELT) - Electronic Industries Foundation - Federal Pell Grant Program - Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program (FSEOG) - Foundation for Exceptional Children - Incentive Scholarship and Grant Program for Native Americans (ISGPNA) - Jagannathan Scholarships

- James Lee Love Scholarships - Minority Presence Grant Program I - Minority Presence Grant Program II - Navy League Scholarship - NC Community College Grant & Loan Program - NC Masonry Contractors Association Scholarships - North Carolina 4-H Development Fund Scholarships - North Carolina Bar Association Scholarship (NCBA) - North Carolina Student Incentive Grant (NCSIG) - North Carolina Veterans Scholarships - Nurse Education Scholarship Loan Program (NESLP) - NY Life Foundation Scholarhip For Women In Health Programs - Pawnbrokers Association of NC Scholarship - Rehabilitation Assistance for Visually Handicapped - State Contractual Scholarship Fund Program (SCSF) - The C. M. and M. D. Suther Scholarship Program - The University of North Carolina System Incentive Grant - USIA Fulbright Student Program - Vocational Rehabilitation Program - Wachovia Technical Scholarship Program - Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories Scholarship for Women in Graduate Medical and Health Business Programs · Merit-Based Programs - Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship - Churchill Scholarships - Freshmen Scholars Program - Glaxo-Wellcome Opportunity Scholarships - Incentive Scholarship and Grant Program for Native Americans (ISGPNA) - Incentive Scholarship Program (certain UNC campuses) - Marshall Scholarships - Masters Nurse Scholars Program (M-NSP) Graduate Program - NC Teaching Fellows Scholarship Program - North Carolina Principal Fellows Program (PFP) - Nurse Scholars Program (NSP), Undergraduate Program - Rhodes Scholarships - Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program - The Governor James G. Martin College Scholarships - Tylenol Scholarship Program - Wal-Mart Competitive Edge Scholarships · Other Scholarship and Grant Programs - Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf - American Council of the Blind - American Foundation for the Blind - American Red Cross Scholarships - Blinded Veterans Association

- BPW Career Advancement Scholarships - Carolina Power and Light Scholarship Program - CIA Undergraduate Scholar Program - Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America - Contract Programs in Dentistry, Medicine and Optometry - Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing - Epilepsy Foundation - Foundation for Science and Disability, Inc. - Harry S. Truman Scholarship Program - Minority Presence Grant Program for Doctoral/Law/Veterinary Medicine Programs - National Association of the Deaf - National Federation of the Blind - National Hemophilia Foundation - Navy League Scholarship - All Wives Welfare Council of Subic Bay - Cubi Point/Area of the Philippines - NC Legislative Tuition Grant Program (NCLTG) - NC Petroleum Marketers Association Scholarships - NC Sherriffs Association Undergraduate Criminal Justice Scholarships - North Carolina Vietnam Veterans, Inc. Scholarship Program (NCVVI) - Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Anti-Terrorism Act of 1986 - Parke-Davis Epilepsy Scholarship Award - Reserve Officers' Training Corps Scholarships (ROTC) - Rotary Fund Scholarships - Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarship - Rotary Fund Scholarships - Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarship - Rotary Fund Scholarships - Multi-Year Ambassadorial Scholarship - Spina Bifida Association of America - Sprint College Transfer Scholarship Program - Sprint Telephone Scholarship Program - Winston-Salem Foundation - Women in Defense HORIZONS Scholarship Foundation North Carolina North Dakota University System 10th Fl., State Capitol 600 E. Blvd. Ave., Dept. 215 Bismarck, ND 58505-0230 (701) 328-2960 Fax: (701) 328-2961 E-Mail: URL: For additional details about the following programs, go to · North Dakota Indian Scholarship Program: The North Dakota Indian Scholarship assists American Indian students in obtaining a college education by providing scholarships ranging in amount from $700 to $2000 per year.

· North Dakota Scholars Program: North Dakota’s best and brightest high school graduates receive a financial incentive to remain in North Dakota for college thanks to the North Dakota Scholars Program. · Tuition Waivers Available at NDUS Institutions: Senior citizens, peace officers, and fire fighters are just some of the groups of students who are eligible for tuition or other fees to be waived for some programs if certain conditions are met. · ND State Student Incentive Grant Program: The SSIG program, also known as the State Grant program, provides need-based grants for North Dakota college students. Ohio Ohio Board of Regents State Grants and Scholarships Department P.O. Box 182452 Columbus, OH 43218-2452 (614) 466-7420 (888) 833-1133 FAX: (614) 752-5903 URL: · Part-time Student Instructional Grant · Ohio Instructional Grant · Ohio War Orphans Scholarship · Regents Graduate/Professional Fellowship Program · Ohio Safety Officers College Memorial Fund · Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program · Ohio Academic Scholarship · Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship · Ohio Student Choice Grant · Ohio 12th Grade Proficiency Tests Scholarship · Student Workforce Development Grant Program Oklahoma Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education 500 Education Building, State Capitol Complex Oklahoma City, OK 73105 (405) 549-9100 Fax: (405) 524-9230 URL: The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education administers several scholarships and grants to help you pay for college. Some of the programs are listed below. For more information or to obtain application forms, ask your counselor to see a copy of the State Regents' Grant and Scholarship Programs booklet, call the Student Information Hotline at 1.800.858.1840 or e-mail For information on federal financial aid, visit the Federal Student Financial Aid homepage. · State Need-based Financial Aid

- Oklahoma Tuition Aid Grant Program: Awards grants to Oklahoma students who need money to meet part of the cost of attending college. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). · State Scholarship Programs - Academic Scholars Program: Awards scholarships to students with high academic performance who plan to attend an Oklahoma public or private college or university. - Oklahoma Higher Learning Access Program: Awards scholarships to students in families earning less than $50,000 per year who have demonstrated a commitment to academic success in high school. Students who plan to participate in this scholarship program must enroll in the program in the 8 th, 9th, or 10th grade. - Regional University Baccalaureate Scholarship: Awards scholarships based on academic merit to Oklahoma residents who plan to attend an Oklahoma regional university. - Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Program: Awards scholarships to Oklahoma students who plan to attend an Oklahoma college or university based on their potential for continued academic excellence and achievement. · Specialized Financial Aid - American Public Works Scholarship: Provides financial aid to students enrolled in a course of study as preparation for a career in public works or to students who are dependents of public works employees. - Chiropractic Education Assistance Scholarship: Awards scholarships to Oklahoma residents who are pursuing chiropractic study at accredited out-of-state schools. - Future Teachers Scholarship Program: Awards scholarships to outstanding Oklahoma students who want to teach in the areas of special education, counseling, library/media, science, early childhood education, speech/language pathology, foreign language, language arts and math. - George and Donna Nigh Public Service Scholarship: Awards scholarships to outstanding students who are preparing for careers in public service. - Heartland Scholarship Fund: Awards scholarships to dependent children of victims of the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. These awards cover the cost of tuition, fees, special fees, books, and room and board. - Independent Living Act (Department of Human Services Tuition Waiver: Awards tuition waivers to eligible individuals who have been or are in the Oklahoma Department of Human Services foster care program. - National Guard Tuition Waiver: Awards scholarships to National Guard members and enlistees who want to earn a bachelor’s degree at an Oklahoma public college or university.

- Smart Start for Brain Gain 2010: Statewide Americorps program that recruits, trains, and places mentors and tutors in Oklahoma schools and communities. Smart Start members can earn Education Awards that can be applied to current or future college costs to repay qualified student loans. Oregon Oregon Student Assistance Commisssion 1500 Valley River Dr., Ste. 100 Eugene, OR 97401 (541) 687-7395 (Grants & Scholarships) (800) 452-8807 Fax: (541) 687-7419 E-Mail: URL: For details on over 180 scholarship programs, go to Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Authority (PHEAA) 1200 N. 7th St. Harrisburg, PA 17105 (717) 720-2800 (800) 692-7392 PHEAA Loan Division (800) 692-7435 PHEAA State Grant & Special Programs Division TTY: (800) 654-5988 TDD: (717) 720-2366 EMAIL: URL: · State Grant Program · Financial Aid for Veterans · Educational Assistance Program for the Pennsylvania National Guard · New Economy Technology Scholarship Program · SciTech Scholarship · Technology Scholarship · Postsecondary Educational Gratuity Program · State Work-Study Program · Keystone Family Loan Programs · Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program · Agriculture Education Loan Forgiveness Program · Nursing Loan Forgiveness for Healthier Futures · Early Childhood Education Professional Loan Forgiveness Program Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Rhode Island Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority 560 Jefferson Blvd. Warwick, RI 02886 (401) 736-1170 Scholarship and Grant Division

Contact: URL: Rhode Island Student Loan Authority 560 Jefferson Blvd. Warwick, RI 02886 (401) 736-1190 (800) 922-9855 FAX: (401) 736-1145 TDD: (401) 734-9481 EMAIL: URL: Rhode Island Board of Governors for Higher Education 301 Promenade St. Providence, RI 02909-5748 (401) 222-2088 FAX: (401) 222-2545 EMAIL: URL: Search for Rhode Island scholarships at ( South Carolina South Carolina Higher Education Tuition Grants Commission 101 Business Park Blvd., Ste. 2100 Columbia, SC 29203-9498 (803) 896-1120 FAX: (803) 896-1126 EMAIL: URL: South Carolina Commission on Higher Education 1333 Main St., Ste. 200 Columbia, SC 29209 (803) 737-2260 FAX: (803) 737-2297 EMAIL: URL: · LIFE Scholarship · Palmetto Fellows Scholarship · South Carolina Need-based Grant · Graduate Incentive Scholarship · Other Race Grant · South Carolina Center for Teacher Recruitment (Information and assistance for those considering entering the teaching profession, including the S.C. Teaching Fellows Program)

· South Carolina Department of Education (Information on the Archibald Rutledge and Robert C. Byrd Scholarship Programs) · South Carolina Income Tax Credit for College Tuition (Information on assistance to S.C. residents with their expenses of attending college) · Students with Disabilities Verification Form · South Carolina Student Loan Corporation (Information on a variety of loan programs, including the S.C. Teacher Loan Program) · South Carolina Tuition Grants (Information on financial aid for undergraduate students attending certain independent non-profit colleges in the State) · South Carolina Tuition Prepayment Program (Information on locking in on today's tuition rates any any State public college or university with potentially significant savings over the actual cost of tuition when the child enrolls in college) South Dakota Department of Education and Cultural Affairs 700 Governors Dr. Pierre, South Dakota 57501 (605) 773-5669 Fax: (605) 773-6139 EMAIL: (605) 773-4712 URL: South Dakota Board of Regents 306 E. Capitol Ave., Ste. 200 Pierre, SD 57501-2409 (605) 773-3455 FAX: (605) 773-5320 EMAIL: URL: · Augustana College South Dakota Superior Scholar · South Dakota Benefits for Visually Impaired Persons · Department of Education and Cultural Affairs · Hatterscheidt Foundation · Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship Tennessee Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation Parkway Towers, Ste. 1950 404 James Robertson Pkwy. Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0820 (615) 741-1346 (800) 342-1663 (in-state for grant information) (800) 447-1523 (in-state for loan information)

(800) 257-6526 (out-of-state for loan information) FAX: (615) 741-6101 EMAIL: (loan program administrator) EMAIL: (grant program administrator) URL: Tennessee Higher Education Commission Parkway Towers, Ste. 1900 404 James Robertson Pkwy. Nashville, TN 37243-0820 (615) 741-7572 EMAIL: URL: · Tennessee Student Assistance Award Program · Ned McWherter Scholars Program · Christa McAuliffe Scholarship Program · Dependent Children Scholarship Program · Minority Teaching Fellows Program · Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program · Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program Texas Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board 1200 E. Anderson Lane Austin, TX 78752 P.O. Box 12788 Austin, Texas 78711 (512) 427-6101 FAX: (512) 427-6127 URL: URL: (financial aid information) (877) 782-7322 (Texas Financial Aid Information Center) · Federal PELL Grant · Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant · Fifth Year Accounting Student Scholarship · Kenneth H. Ashworth Fellowship Program · Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership Program (Formerly SSIG) · License Plate Insignia Scholarship · Parents as Scholars Grant Program · Professional Nursing Scholarships · Robert C. Byrd Scholarship · Texas Public Educational Grant · Texas Scholars · Toward EXcellence, Access & Success Grant Program · Tuition Equalization Grant Program · Vocational Nursing Scholarships

Utah Utah System of Higher Education 3 Triad Center, Ste. 550 Salt Lake City, UT 84180-1205 (801) 321-7101 URL: · New Century Scholarship Program · Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority · WICHE Exchange · T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan Program · Veterans Benefits Vermont Vermont Student Assistance Corporation P.O. Box 2000 Champlain Mill, 4th Fl. Winooski, VT 05404 (802) 655-9602 (general information) (800) 642-3177 (toll-free general information) (802) 655-4050 (educational loans) (800) 798-8722 (toll-free educational loans) TDD: (802) 655-4050 TDD: (800) 281-3341 FAX: (802) 654-3765 EMAIL: URL: · Scholarships: · Work Study: · Loans: Virginia State Council of Higher Education for Virginia 101 N. 14th Street, 9 th Fl. Richmond, VA 23219 (804) 225-2628 Fax: (804) 225-2638 EMAIL: URL: For details of the following programs, see (Summary of Financial Aid Programs) or send an email to Washington Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board 917 Lakeridge Way P.O. Box 43430 Olympia, WA 98504-3430

(360) 753-7800 EMAIL URL: West Virginia West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission 1018 Kanawha Blvd., East, Ste. 700 Charleston, WV 25301-2827 (304) 558-2101 FAX: (304) 558-5719 EMAIL: URL: · West Virginia Higher Education Grant · Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program · Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship · Medical Student Loan Program · Engineering, Science, and Technology Scholarship Program (ESTSP) · Higher Education Adult Part-Time Student Grant (HEAPS) Wisconsin Higher Educational Aids Board P.O. Box 7885 Madison, WI 53707-7885 (608) 267-2206 FAX: (608) 267-2808 EMAIL: URL: For additional details about the following programs, see Wyoming Wyoming Department of Education 2300 Capitol Ave. Hathaway Bldg., 2nd Fl. Cheyenne, WY 82002-0050 (307) 777-6268 EMAIL: URL:

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