How to Find a Scholarship Online / Edition 1

How to Find a Scholarship Online / Edition 1

by Shannon Turlington
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071365117

ISBN-13: 9780071365116

Pub. Date: 10/24/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Tuition costs across the country are rising at an alarming rate—and financial aid is harder to get than ever. Parents and students alike are worrying about how to pay for education without skimping on quality. Now, thanks to the Internet, more and more students are applying for scholarships online with just the click of their mouse. However, finding just the

Overview

Tuition costs across the country are rising at an alarming rate—and financial aid is harder to get than ever. Parents and students alike are worrying about how to pay for education without skimping on quality. Now, thanks to the Internet, more and more students are applying for scholarships online with just the click of their mouse. However, finding just the right sites can take hours of Web research. And too much time spent on research can result in lost opportunities, missed deadlines, and changes in eligibility requirements.

How to Find a Scholarship Online makes the search easier by providing a directory of Web sites with scholarships available for a wide variety of fields of study, ethnic and religious backgrounds, military activities, athletic abilities, and more. Each entry details all the important facts students need, including:

  • Eligibility requirements
  • Tips for avoiding scams, finding the best options, and applying online
  • Expert advice on submitting a winning application that stands out from the crowd

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071365116
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/24/2000
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
1,252,057
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents


Part One: Finding and Winning Scholarships.
Using the Internet to Find Scholarships.
Turning in a Winning Scholarship Application.
Avoiding Scholarship Scams.
Part Two: Online Scholarships.
General Scholarships.
Academic and Career Interest Scholarships.
Graduate School Scholarships.
Extracurricular Activity Scholarships.
Scholarships for Members of Minority and Ethnic Groups.
Scholarships for Students with Disabilities and Medical Conditions.
Religious Affiliation Scholarships.
Gender-Based Scholarships.
Military Service Scholarships.
Family Affiliation Scholarships.
Residence-Specific Scholarships.
College-Specific Scholarships.

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