Monday, April 2, 2012

*How to Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships

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Student Financial Aid

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Choosing a School

The various GI Bills are available for many different types of Education Programs. Here is a detailed listing of the programs available.

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

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.

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

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

How Financial Aid for Trade School Works

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

Some colleges and universities have a January due date for completing financial aid applications. Check with your school.

Preparing For Grad School

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Kids In Need Teacher Grants
provide K-12 educators with funding to provide innovative learning opportunities for their students. The Kids In Need Foundation helps to engage students in the learning process by supporting our most creative and important educational resource, our nation's teachers.
Apply Now! Teacher's Grant Applications 

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* Has distributed more than $300 million in school supplies to low-income schools free of charge
* Serves 1.6 million students and 100,000 teachers annually
* Has awarded $1 million in grants to teachers

If Your School Needs Help, Contact
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How You Can Help

Scholarship Programs

Hispanic Scholarship Fund The Hispanic Scholarship Fund believes that the country prospers when all Americans have access to the opportunities a college education can afford. As the nation’s leading Hispanic higher education fund, HSF works to address the barriers that keep many Latinos from earning a college degree.


How To Apply For Scholarships, Fellowships And Internships From The UNCF

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. They may just make you take a couple of easy tests to see what Freshman classes are good for you. No academic requirements for financial aid.

Then there's Work Study. An easy job at minimum wage.

Federal Work-Study

What is work-study?

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 I.

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

I know a person can go to college with just financial aid. I did.

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.

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.
Americorps Offers Some Financial Help For Students Too.

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.

America Can Be The Promised Land!
Take advantage of our Free Educational System.
You could learn a lot.

College is Free in America. Grants alone will pay the cost of many very good colleges. And the student should have over $700 left a semester, after tuition and books. Probably more nowadays, depends on financial income family size, etc.

Pass the DREAM Act!
Those who were brought here at a young age should have a chance to earn their citizenship and give back to the country they call home.
It’s Time To Stop Delaying And Pass The DREAM Act!

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Amazing Example Of How Much This Guy Learned In Only One Year Of College!

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I just think it is a good deal for Charities
and wanted to share it with everyone).

 Rev. Al Sharpton Education Equality Project
National Action Network>Rev. Sharpton To Declare War on the Achievement Gap

The Education Equality Project, was founded in 2008 as a national advocacy group focused on closing the achievement gap in education. is committed to bringing real equity to public education.

The Education Equality Project
is a non-partisan group of elected officials, civil rights leaders, and education reformers working to bring equity to our public education system. The partnership and shared passion of these leaders-who hail from across the country and across the aisle-is the heart of our organization.
A diverse and determined group of signatories and supporters all focused on the same clear goal:
Close the achievement gap in public education now!

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!

Join 1GOAL

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

Play the Free Rice Game And Give Rice To Hungry People.
Run by the United Nations World Food Program.
Free Rice Game

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Donate points to your school, so it can get rewards like art supplies and sports equipment, and support all the ways kids play. Even the smallest point contribution can lead to great things for students in your community.

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