ERIC Number: ED156390
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Going on to Graduate or Professional School: Sources of Financial Aid and Educational Programs for Native Americans.
McKusick, John A., Ed.
The booklet provides brief information on about 250 sources of financial aid and educational programs for Native Americans wanting to enter graduate or professional level study. Most of those listed have been selected because they are earmarked for minority group students as a general group or Native Americans specifically. Section I contains information on 46 fellowships, scholarships, grants, assistantships, loans, and other financial aid sources offered by agencies and organizations to minority students. Section II describes 28 academic and/or financial aid programs designed especially for Native American students and sponsored by a specific graduate school. Section III has information on 61 individual graduate schools which make a commitment to include minority students through special recruitment, admissions, financial aid, academic or supportive service programs. Section IV contains information on 19 universities offering general fellowships or assistantships for minority students enrolled in one of their graduate schools. Section V lists 97 publications and organizations which can provide students with more information about careers and graduate and professional education in such fields as anatomy, architecture, atmospheric research, biophysics, business, chemistry, economics, education, engineering, health careers, law, journalism, library sciences, linguistics, marine science, mathematics, medicine, political science, public administration, sociology, and veterinary medicine. (NQ)
Descriptors: Access to Education, American Indians, Educational Opportunities, Educational Programs, Fellowships, Graduate Study, Grants, Higher Education, Legal Education, Medical Education, Organizations (Groups), Private Financial Support, Professional Education, Publications, Scholarships, Sciences, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tuition Grants
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Saint Lawrence Univ., Canton, NY.
Identifiers: Native Americans
Note: Prepared by the Native American Special Services Program; Not available in hard copy due to extensive use of colored paper throughout the document