ERIC Number: ED315013
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Financial Aid: A Partial List of Resources for Women. Fifth Edition.
Enrhart, Julie Kuhn; Meehan, Shelagh
The publication offers women ideas about how to select and pay for higher education, lists resources, and describes the variety of schools and programs available. Sections are titled: "Cost-Cutting Ways to Further Your Education"; "Where to Find Information" (in the community and on campus); "Where to Take Courses" (two- and four-year colleges, foreign universities, technical schools, and military bases); different ways to attend school (e.g., external degree programs, evening and part-time programs, weekend colleges, cooperative education and internships); "Getting Credit for What You Know" (e.g., the Advanced Placement Program, experiential learning credits, credit by examination); "Getting Credit for Former Courses" (transfer policies, elective credit, and cooperative arrangements); "Sharpening Your Skills"; "Where to Find Financial Aid for College" (e.g., federal aid, federal funds through lending institutions, state student assistance, private scholarships, the military). Provided also are a campus checklist of what to find out before enrolling and helpful hints on applying for financial aid. The guide then lists about 70 scholarship, grant, and loan programs in the areas of business and banking, general studies, humanities and the arts, international affairs, law, medicine and health, science and engineering, and women's issues. It also lists about 70 other guides to financial aid resources. (DB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Choice, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Decision Making, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Self Supporting Students, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Technical Institutes, Womens Education, Womens Studies
Project on the Status and Education of Women, Association of American Colleges, 1818 R Street, NW, Washington DC 20009 ($3.50 prepaid).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. Project on the Status and Education of Women.
Note: For the fourth edition, see ED 288 475.