Tuesday, August 2, 2016

How to Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

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Student Federal Financial Aid
Financial Aid Grants Are Free. No Repayment Ever!
You don't have to be a genius or have had great marks in high school to get into college nowadays.

Frequently Asked Financial Aid Questions

US Department of Education Grants


The Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program, is an easy job at minimum wage. It's part of your financial aid package. Work at school,  much easier than running around.

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Better Make Room is the student-facing campaign supporting Reach Higher, giving young people a space to declare their commitment to their future and engage with others.

It’s a peer-to-peer encouragement model that speaks to students in their own language—because they’re the ones doing the talking. Facebook

CLEP Earn College Credits For What You Already Know
CLEP offers students (including international and home-schooled students) the opportunity to demonstrate their proficiency in subject areas and bypass some undergraduate coursework.

The CLEP Exam; 
is a group of voluntarily taken, standardized tests that assess college-level knowledge in several subject areas that are administered at more than 1,700 colleges and universities across the United States created by the College Board.
There are 2,900 colleges which grant CLEP credit.

If Trade School seems out of reach at first glance, explore your options. You may be surprised as to what financial assistance is available to you.
How To Get Financial Aid For Trade School.

Technical schools, colleges, and institutes located throughout the country provide a multitude of education courses and programs that can help you obtain the certification or degree you need to move forward in today's competitive job market.
Technical Vocational School Guide

Student Loans ie Repayment, Forgiveness and more info.

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Choosing a School Or Education Program 

70% of top income earners have at least a bachelor's degree.

 A high school dropout is 5-8x more likely to be incarcerated than a college graduate.

Annually, the US spends $9,644 per student compared to $22,600 per prison inmate.

In 1970, the United States had 30% of the world's college graduates, now it has only 15%.

90% of incoming freshmen at the top 150 colleges come from families in the top half of U.S. annual income distribution.

18% of all college-ready high school graduates are African-American or Latino.

 Preparing For Grad School

The Trevor Project   

THE TREVOR LIFELINE 1–866–488–7386 [US Calls Only] The Trevor Lifeline is the only nationwide, around-the-clock suicide prevention and crisis intervention lifeline for LGBT youth. The Trevor Lifeline is a free and confidential service that offers hope and someone to talk to, 24/7.

America can be the Promised Land.
Take advantage of our Free Educational System. You could learn a lot.

College is Free in America. Federal Financial Aid alone, will pay the tuition of many very good colleges. The more it costs to attend a college the more in Financial Aid the student will receive.

Back in the 80's; I still had $700 a semester left  over after I paid my tuition. Probably more nowadays, depends on financial income, family size, etc.

Anyone can go to college. You don't have to be in or just out of high school. I was 28 when I started college.

I went to school with people who worked full time and still got straight A's. Better grades than me.

Call the Financial Aid Department of the college or university you want to attend and ask them any questions you have, or ask for an interview there and they will help you with getting the financial aid application completed.

If you get really good marks as an undergraduate, there are a lot of good internships and scholarships. to pay for post graduate work.

Try never to take student loans.
It's better to go to a Good school that may not have such a big name, than to go into debt for ten years.

Offers Some Financial Help For Students Too.
Some students may be able to get help paying off student loans; for certain professions like becoming teachers, doctors, etc. if you are willing to work in under served areas for a number of years. Frequently Asked Questions

Student loans are good, if one is sure they can pay them off. Otherwise they're trouble

Some of the smallest schools have the best teachers. Know what you want to learn and choose a school by how compatible they are with your goals. 

Scholarship Programs
Hispanic Scholarship Fund

How To Apply for A Scholarship From The NAACP

The American Indian College Fund's mission
is to raise scholarship funds for American Indian students at qualified tribal colleges and universities and to generate broad awareness of those institutions and the Fund itself. The Fund provides scholarships to approximately 3,500 students annually.
Apply for Scholarships

American Indian College Fund 
8333 Greenwood Blvd.
Denver, CO 80221
Toll Free: 800.776.3863  
Phone: 303.426.8900


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If You, Or Anyone You Know Needs Help Contact
Food Bank For New York City

Every $1 donated, can help provide 5 meals for New Yorkers in need, the majority of whom are children, seniors, women, the working poor and people with disabilities.

In New York City, households with children are among the most vulnerable to food poverty. More than half of all households with children in our city struggle to afford food; a 32 percent increase since 2003. And the consequences of food poverty on children is striking! Food-poor children are 90 percent more likely to have fair/poor health than excellent/good health.

Food Bank For New York City
Main Office
9am To 4:30pm Mon Thru Fri
39 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212.566.7855 Fax: 212.566.1463

Hunts Point Cooperative Market
355 Food Center Drive

Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718.991.4300
Fax: 718.893.3442

Community Kitchen
252 W 116 Street

New York, NY 10026
Phone: 212.566.7855
Fax: 212.662.1945


The Kids In Need Foundation
Has distributed more than $300 million in school supplies to low-income schools free of charge.

Has awarded $1 million in grants to teachers.
Serves 1.6 million students and 100,000 teachers annually. Teacher's Grant Applications 

If Your School Needs Help Contact
The Kids In Need Foundation
3077 Kettering Blvd.
Suite 114
OH 45439
phone +1-937-296 1230


There are 72 million children out of school across the world! That's more than all the children that are primary school across Europe, USA, Canada, Australia combined. 

The world has the opportunity to ensure that every child has an education, and the chance to beat poverty.
World leaders have the power, the resources, and the knowledge to achieve education for all! 1GOAL will be asking all leaders to make Education for All a reality. In order for us to achieve our 1GOAL we need your help and your support. Join 1GOAL and help achieve Education to End Poverty!  
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In Memory of my High School Reg Teacher And Friend, John J Conaghan Esq

Mount Saint Mary's University

16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, Md. 21727
phone 301-447-6122
Admissions and Financial Aid

Frederick Campus

5350 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21703
phone 301-682-8315

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Kids Research Center is a non-profit focused on children's literacy and based in New York City. KRC partners with community-based organizations to bring free literacy programs to children and families in immigrant communities and low-income neighborhoods

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