Bibliography of Financial Aid Publications
A'S AND B'S OF ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS (The ). Editor Debra L. Wexler. This book is for the good student, the student who stands in the upper 33% of the class, with a B average or better, and combined SAT scores of 900 or (21 on the ACT). Lists the major academic awards offered by the federal government, states, private sponsors, and colleges. $7.50. Octameron Associates, P.O. Box 2748, Alexandria, VA 22301. Shipping costs equal 5% plus $3.00 handling charge.
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN'S PROGRESS FOR WOMEN IN STUDENT FINANCIAL AID. $2.00 ($1.00 for AAUW members). AAUW Sales Office, 1111 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036. Pamphlet, scholarship information for women.
AFL-CIO GUIDE TO UNION SPONSORED SCHOLARSHIPS, AWARDS, AND STUDENT FINANCIAL AID. $3.00 (free to union members). AFL-CIO Pamphlet Division, Room 209, 815 16th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20006. Guide for union members & their dependent children. Describes local, national and international union-sponsored scholarship programs.
AMERICAN COUNCIL OF THE BLIND. 1155 15th Street, N.W., Suite 720, Washington DC 20005. Phone: 800/424-8666 (3:00-5:30) or 202/467-5081. Scholarship information for disabled students.
ARMY ROTC SCHOLARSHIP. Army ROTC/Department of Military Science, 73 Harmon Gym/UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720. Describes Army scholarship opportunities, qualifications, requirements and application procedures. Free
BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS HIGHER EDUCATION GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS. Free. Listing of sources of assistance for students who are Native Americans or Alaskan Natives of a tribal group recognized by Bureau of Indian Affairs. Order from Office of Indian Education Programs, Code 522-Room 3516, Eighteenth and C Streets, N.W., Washington, DC 20240.
CHRONICLE GUIDANCE PUBLICATONS-FINANCIAL AID GUIDE. Chronicle Guidance Publications, Inc., P.O. Box 1190, Moravia, NY 13118. Annual. $22.47. Provides information on over 1,600 financial aid programs such as non-collegiate organizations, labor unions, (federal and state) for undergraduate and graduate students. Programs include essay awards, loans, scholarships, and postdoctoral fellowships.
COLLEGE CHECK MATE: INNOVATIVE TUITION PLANS THAT MAKE YOU A WINNER. Debra L. Wexler, Editor. Examines alternate ways of financing college education. Summarizes what schools offer which programs, the terms of each program, award ranges. Loan information also included. 1996-1997. $7.50. Octameron Associates, P.O. Box 2748, Alexandria, VA 22301. Shipping costs equal 5% plus $3.00 handling charge.
DIRECTORY OF FINANCIAL AIDS FOR MINORITIES. Gail Ann Schlacter, Author. 1100 Industrial Road, Suite 9, San Carlos, CA 94070. Describes over 2000 scholarships, fellowships, grants, loans, awards & internships set aside for minorities. $51.50
DIRECTORY OF FINANCIAL AID FOR WOMEN. Gail Ann Schlacter, Author. 1100 Industrial Road, Suite 9, San Carlos, CA 94070. Describes over 1700 scholarships, fellowships, grants, loans, awards & internships set aside for women. $50.00
DIRECTORY OF NATIONAL INFORMATION SOURCES ON DISABILLITIES. U.S. Department of Education, Clearinghouse on the Handicapped; Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Washington, DC 20202. Directory which inventories resources at the national level (public and private) which have information and/or direct services pertinent to the handicapped and people involved in educating; training or helping the handicapped. Free.
DIRECTORY OF SCHOLARSHIPS AND LOAN FUNDS. Educational Relationships Services. Boy Scouts of America. 1325 Walnut Hill Lane, Irving, TX 75015. Free. This booklet describes approximately 40 scholarships and loans for Scouts and Explorers.
DOLLARS OF COLLEGE. Ten booklets which summarize opportunities for financial aid in the fields of Art-Music Drama, Business and Related Fields, Education, Engineering, Journalism and Mass Communication, Liberal Arts: Humanities and Social Science, Medicine-Dentistry and Related Fields, Nursing and Other Health Fields, Science, Women in All Fields. The set of 10 can be purchased for $50.00; individual titles are available at $6.95. Orders must be prepaid. Garrett Park Press, P.O. Box 190, Garrett Park, MD 20896. Phone: 301/946-2553.
DON'T MISS OUT: THE AMBITIOUS STUDENT'S GUIDE TO FINANCIAL AID. Anna Leider and Robert Leider. 1996-1997. This guide covers the spectrum of scholarships, grants, loans and personal finance techniques from the perspective of parents and students. $7.50. Octameron Associates, P.O. Box 2748, Alexandria, VA 22301. Shipping costs equal 5% plus $3.00 handling charge.