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Financial Aid for African Americans

Financial Aid for African Americans:
What the Reviewers Are Saying

This “landmark resource” was selected as Reference Books Bulletin’s “Editor’s Choice.”

RBB's Editor's Choice

“This is an excellent reference source to find money for educational pursuits and has something for African American students at all levels of higher education…The indexing structure is by section and entry number familiar to reference practitioners everywhere. The indexing itself is nothing short of superb. This book is highly recommended.”

Multicultural Review

“Informative and well-organized…a gold mine of funding information...an invaluable resource. Belongs in every library serving African Americans, particularly those housed in high schools and institutions of higher education."

American Reference Books Annual

"A unique reference compendium of 1,500 grants, scholarships, fellowships, loans, awards, prizes, and internships specifically for African Amrican applicants and recipients. Exceptionally well organized for identifying available funding according to specific subject, sponsor, title, residency requirements, where the money can be spent, type of funding, and deadline dates. The premier financial resource reference.”

The Bookwatch

Financial Aid for African Americans is listed as a "Recommended Resource" by Ventures Scholars, a program which identifies high achieving underrrepresented and first-generation college-bound students interested in pursuing math and science-based careers.

Ventures Scholars Program

“A useful directory and rates near the top of all books of this sort.”

Off to College

Listed as an "Essential Publication" by Mount Holyoke College's Career Development Center.

"Essential Publications," Career Development Center, Mount Holyoke College

In selecting Financial Aid for African Americans for inclusion in the latest edition of Reference Sources for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries (a highly-acclaimed list published by the American Library Assocaition that, for the past 40 years, has provided "bibliographic information and evaluative annotations for the most convenient and productive reference sources"), the reviewer called this directory from Reference Service Press one of the "absolute best guides for finding funding for specialized populations" and, because of that, strongly "recommended [the title] for public and academic libraries of all sizes."

Reference Sources for Small and Medium-Sized Libraries

"Highly recommended. An excellent choice for financial aid.”

Wisconsin Bookwatch

Listed as one of its "Bestselling Titles" by AllBookstores.com.


This directory "continues the tradition Schlachter and Weber have established of providing accurate, comprehensive financial aid information in an easy to use, well arranged format."

Reference Books Bulletin

One of "7 Top Financial Aid and Scholarship Guides."

About.com (Adult/Continuing Education)

"A wealth of information."

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

"The only comprehensive and current listing of programs for this group."

EMIE Bulletin

"Especially useful."

Kansas State University's CATnet

Chosen as one of the "Essential Titles for the College Bound" by Miami-Dade Public Library System.

Miami-Dade Public Library System

"Recommended" by AllAboutGradSchool.com!


An "excellent example of a source directed to a special population."

Pensacola Junior College Learning Resource Center

"Did you know that thousands of scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, and internships are available for African Americans? See what you may qualify for using this award winning financial aid book."

"COM Library New Books," library.com.edu

"I wanted to thank you for your work in the book Financial Aid for African Americans. It has to be the biggest one-stop place for assistance I have ever seen."

RSP Customer J. Cook

Selected for inclusion in the 12th edition of Guide to Reference  (the landmark guide that identifies "the best available reference sources") because of the usefulness, breadth of scope, and quality information Financial Aid for African Americans offers to "high school students, undergraduate students, graduate students, doctoral students, postdoctoral students, and other professionals."

Guide to Reference, 12th Edition

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