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Selected as one of "the best resources" by Transitions Abroad!
By Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber.
362 pages, comb binding
Why Do You Need This Book?
Looking for money to study abroad? Did you know that each year hundreds of organizations in the United States and other countries set aside billions of dollars to underwrite the considerable expenses associated with studying or training abroad? Here's how to get information on that funding: Use the eagerly-awaited new edition (2008-2010) of Financial Aid for Study And Training Abroad, which describes the 1,000 biggest and best scholarships, fellowships, loans, and grants that Americans can use to support structured and unstructured study abroad, including money for formal academic classes, courses of study or training, degree-granting programs, independent study, seminars, workshops, and student internships. Note: If you are looking for research funding instead of or in addition to money for study abroad, be sure to check out the listings in Financial Aid for Research and Creative Activities Abroad.
What's in the Book?
Detailed entries provide all the information you need to tell if a program is right for you: address and telephone number (even fax and toll-free numbers), purpose, eligibility, financial data, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded, and deadline date. Plus, there is a set of indexes that let you search the directory listings by program title, sponsoring organization, geographic coverage, subject field, and application deadline. Armed with the information in this directory, you may not only be able to make study abroad affordable--you may be able to make it free!
What Do the Reviewers Say?
What do the reviewers say about Financial Aid for Study and Training Abroad? According to RUSQ, "Money seekers...will find the book's arrangement by type of recipient and succinct statements of eligibility a relief." Choice "highly recommended" the directory for those "seeking assistance in their international study pursuits." Transitions Abroad selected the directory for its "Best Resources" list. And, Children's Bookwatch labeled the directory "invaluable both for college students and adults seeking recareering options abroad." Want to read more reviews? Click here.
Want to Look inside the Book?
Still not sure this book is right for you? Need to know more about what the directory can do for you? Want to see the kind of information you'll get? Here's your chance to look inside the book and see the first 17 pages, including the table of contents, introduction, author bios, and a sample entry taken from the book.
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