ERIC Number: ED410822
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
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Financial Aid for Native Americans, 1997-99. First Edition.
Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David
This directory contains information on programs open primarily or exclusively to Native Americans including scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, internships, state sources of educational benefits, and general financial aid directories for minorities. The directory is divided into six sections. Within sections, each entry lists program title, address and telephone number, purpose, eligibility, financial data, duration, special features, limitations, number awarded each year, and deadlines for application. Entries related to more than one section appear in each relevant section. The first section describes 379 scholarships to support undergraduate education in the United States. The second section describes 349 fellowships for graduate, postgraduate, or postdoctoral level study. The third section describes 59 loan programs of which 13 are open specifically to Native Americans, 4 to Native Alaskans, 2 to Native Pacific Islanders, and 40 to members of any of these groups. The fourth section describes 626 grant programs. The fifth section lists 76 competitions, prizes, and honoraria. The sixth section lists 287 internships or work experience programs. The seventh section is an annotated bibliography of 59 resources about financial aid. Indexes are included by: program title, sponsoring organization, residency, tenability, subject, and calendar. (Contains 59 references.) (JLS)
Descriptors: American Indians, Awards, Eligibility, Ethnic Groups, Fellowships, Financial Support, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Information Sources, Internship Programs, Minority Groups, Paying for College, Reference Materials, Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Undergraduate Study, Work Experience Programs
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