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American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

Website: www.ala.org
The AASL awards a variety of grants through many different programs. Click on the Awards and Scholarships link on their Web site to learn more.

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

Website: www.aauw.org/fga/fellowships_grants/index.cfm
The American Association of University Women is a source for funding exclusively for graduate women. The AAUW Educational Foundation supports teachers and activists in local communities, women at critical stages of their careers, and those pursuing professions where women are underrepresented.

Business and Professional Women of New York (BPW)

Website: www.bpwnys.org/glg_s.asp
The BPW Grace LeGendre Endowment Fund, Inc. offers awards of $1000 for advanced graduate study to women who are permanent residents of New York State and citizens of the United States, have a Bachelor's degree, are currently registered full time in graduate studies, and are within two years of completing studies in an advanced graduate degree program at an accredited NYS university. Applicants must show evidence of scholastic ability and need for financial assistance.

Council of Graduate Schools

Website: www.cgsnet.org/Default.aspx?tabid=163
This Web site offers a list of graduate fellowships and gives basic information about some of the fellowships available for graduate study and links to the Web sites that offer these scholarship opportunities.

Fast Web Scholarship Search

Website: fastweb.monster.com
This Web site features an on-line search tool that helps locate scholarships that match your education level, talents, and background and is an excellent free resource to locate financial aid.

Find Aid

Website: www.findaid.org/questions/fellowship.phtml
Visit this Web page to view a list of books on the topic of Graduate School Fellowships. Also, on this site students can locate general information about financial aid.

The GI Bill

Website: www.gibill.va.gov
Students will find information about veteran's benefits and can download the necessary forms on this Web site.

Grants for Individuals: Education

Website: staff.lib.msu.edu/harris23/grants/3educate.htm
This Web site contains a list of grants offered to individual educators, such as the "Horace Mann Scholarship Program for Educators," which provides funds to help public and private school teachers who have been teaching for two years continue their education. Scholarships may be used to cover tuition, fees, and other educational expenses.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Website: www.hsf.net/scholarshipprograms.aspx
This Web site features scholarship programs for current graduate students pursuing Masters, Doctorate, JD, or other graduate degrees. For example, one scholarship, the College Scholarship Program, offers award amounts that range from $1,000 to $3,000 that are awarded to graduate students of Hispanic heritage.

Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship-Fall 2005

Website: www.jackkentcookefoundation.org/
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholarship Program will award 45 to 50 scholarships to recent graduates planning to attend graduate school in fall 2005. Each award will cover a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, required fees, and books for the graduate degree chosen. The amount and duration of awards vary by student based on the cost of attendance and the length of the graduate program as well as other scholarships or grants received. The maximum available per student is $50,000 per year and the maximum length is six years.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation

Website: www.jamesmadison.com
This foundation awards fellowships for graduate study of the U.S. Constitution. High school teachers of American History, American government and social studies and graduate students planning teaching careers in those subjects are eligible. One fellow from each state receives up to $24,000 to help pay for graduate study leading to a master's degree in history, political science or education.

Military.com

Website: www.military.com/Education/ScholarShip/newsearch
Students can enter search criteria and locate scholarships and grants offered exclusively for the military community on this Web site.

United Negro College Fund

Website: www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarship.asp
Students can type in search criteria, such as graduate level, geographic location or major, to learn about scholarships and grants, many of which are administered by the United Negro College Fund. Both UNCF administered scholarships and scholarships administered by other organizations are listed on this site.

U.S. Department of Education-Grant Competitions

Website: www.ed.gov/fund/grant/apply/grantapps/index.html
Visit this Web site to view a list of current opportunities and to download details and application forms on grants financed by the Department of Education.

Scholarship Resource Network Express (SRN)

Website: directory.edvisors.com/Colleges_and_Universities/Financial_Aid/Scholarships/SRN_Express_75443.html
SRN contains a database of scholarship awards for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Students can enter search criteria and locate scholarship information specific to his or her needs.