"No other directory comes close to providing the kind of comprehensive coverage you'll find here!"
By Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber.
263 pages, comb binding
Why Do You Need This Book?
With the looming shortage of teachers, there has never been a better time to get a degree in education. An even bigger plus: there has never been as much financial aid available as there is today. Billions of dollars have been set aside just 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.
But how can you find out about this money? How to Pay for Your Degree in Education & Related Fields makes it easy! The completely updated and expanded 2011-2013 edition has done the research for you. Described here are more than 930 grants, scholarships, fellowships, and awards available to students working on an education-related degree. And, these programs are the biggest and best available. To be included here, a program has to offer at least $1,000 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!
What Information Is Provided?
You can rely on the information provided in How to Pay for Your Degree in Education & Related Fields. No listing could be more authoritative. Each program description is prepared from current material supplied by the sponsoring organization (we never take information from secondary sources). Entries are grouped alphabetically by program title in two sections:1) Undergraduates and 2) Graduate Students. In seconds, you can read about purpose, eligibility, monetary award, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded, and deadline date. In addition, complete contract information is provided: address, telephone number, fax number, toll-free number, e-mail address, and web site.
Plus, the book is organized so you can search for aid in many different ways: by type (scholarships, grants, awards, etc.), program title, sponsoring organization, where your live, where you want to go to school or conduct your research, education specialty, diversity characteristics, and even deadline date. We've formatted our entries so that, 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.
How to Pay for Your Degree in Education & Related Fields is one of several titles issued by Reference Service Press that identify funding opportunities for students in specific subject fields. Other titles cover:
What do the reviewers say?
Called an "excellent guide" by Michigan State University's "Grants to Individuals," How to Pay for your Degree in Education has been highly praised by the reviewers. According to DANTES' Information Bulletin, it is "unlike any other financial aid listing" and the National Teacher Recruitment Clearinghouse called it one of the most "useful resources about financial aid opportunities." 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 several sample pages, including the table of contents, introduction, author bios, entries, and an index.
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