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Title:
Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2015.
Author:
Peterson's (Firm : 2006- ), editor.
Edition:
Nineteenth edition.
Publication Information:
Albany, NY : Peterson's, [2014]

©2014
Physical Description:
vii, 896 pages ; 28 cm
Summary:
Provides detailed profiles of financial aid awards for higher education, covering such topics as eligibility, number of awards, amount of award, application requirements, and deadlines for applications.
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Language:
English
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9780768938661
Format :
Book

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Scholarships, Grants & Prizes provides up-to-date information on millions of privately funded awards available to college students. It contains detailed profiles of awards based on academic fields and career goals, ethnic heritage, talent, employment experience, military service, and other categories, which are available from private sources such as foundations, corporations, and religious and civic organizations.



Hundreds of profiles include information on award amounts, eligibility requirements, application deadlines, contact information, and more. Easy-to-use indexes allow you to search for awards by criteria like academic fields/career goals, sponsoring organizations, employment/volunteer experience, military service, nationality or ethnic heritage, corporate or religious affiliation, talent/interest area, and location of study. Quick-reference chart lists award programs providing over $2,000 in order of dollar amount. Informative articles offer tips on winning a scholarship with a winning essay, guidance on getting in the minority scholarship mix, ways to use social media to help pay for college, information on scholarship management organizations, and strategies for searching for and finding awards