ERIC Number: ED293393
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Need a Lift? Educational Opportunities, Careers, Loans, Scholarships, Employment. 37th Edition.
American Legion, Indianapolis, IN. Americanism and Children's Youth Div.
This handbook of sources of financial aid for postsecondary education provides information on the following topics: (1) introduction (general information for the student, planning for the future, and a "do list" for parents and students); (2) American Legion educational aids (a detailed table of data on financial assistance offered by departments of the American Legion and the American Legion auxiliary); (3) sources of educational assistance for veterans and their dependents (military service professional scholarships and academies guide, appointments to the military academies and scholarships, educational opportunities offered in the military service, Vietnam GI. Bill, survivors' and dependents' education, new GI. Bill, and prior and active service in relation to veterans and dependents); (4) sources of scholarships and other forms of financial aid available to all students (federal programs, assistance for undergraduates only, assistance for undergraduates and graduates, and assistance for graduates only); (5) state educational benefits (including benefits for veterans and dependents); (6) other private and state sources of loans (including the Guaranteed Student Loan Program and state scholarship programs); (7) student employment and cooperative education programs; (8) sources of career information; and (9) sources of additional helpful information for students, parents and counselors. An alphabetical listing of scholarships, grants and loans listed in the third, fourth and fifth sections of the book is also provided. (KM)
Descriptors: Career Planning, College Applicants, College Preparation, Cooperative Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Financial Aid Applicants, Grants, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Scholarships, State Aid, State Federal Aid, Student Employment, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Veterans, Work Study Programs
The American Legion, National Emblem Sales, P.O. Box 1050, Indianapolis, IN 46206 ($1.00 prepaid; 100 or more, $.75 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Students
Authoring Institution: American Legion, Indianapolis, IN. Americanism and Children's Youth Div.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: G I Bill; Guaranteed Student Loan Program