Bibliography for Students

This listing represents only a sample selection of books available in the Office of Fellowships library located in Dwight Hall (217). There is also a vast array of website resource books specific to your major and information on over 400 scholarships and awards that you can apply for directly on your own. Please visit our library to use these and other resources:

Chronicle Guidance Publications Financial Aid Guide 2007-2008

This publication provides information on scholarships, loans, competitions, internships, Federal programs, and State and regional financial aids. It includes information on how to apply, lists internet addresses and other resources and includes a subject index by major or interests, listing eligibility requirements and selection criteria for awards, application procedures, and deadlines.

College Board 2008 International Student Handbook For Undergraduate Students

This is a unique directory designed expressly for students from other countries. It focuses on U.S. college and university information that is of particular concern to international students. It contains information on international student enrollment; TOEFL score requirements; application fees and deadlines; international student services, advisers, orientation programs, and ESL programs; and international student financial aid.

College Student's Guide to Merit and Other No-Need Funding

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2005-2007. Directory provides a wide array of no-need funding programs set aside just for currently-enrolled and returning college students. Only merit and other no-need funding is included that award money solely on the basis of career plans, creative activities, academic record, writing ability, research skills, religious or ethnic background, military or organizational activities, athletic success, or just pure luck in random drawings. Indexes can be searched by program title, sponsoring organization, residency, tenability, subject, and deadline date entries subdivided by field of study. You can also identify programs by discipline, specific subject, where you live, and where your school of choice is located.

Dan Cassidy’s Worldwide Graduate Scholarship Directory, 5th Edition

Dan Cassidy. Career Press, Inc., 2000. Directory includes thousands of sources throughout the world offering scholarships and aid for graduate study. Publication is organized by sections to locate grants, scholarships, loans, fellowships, and internships from colleges, foundations, corporations, associations, trust funds, religious and fraternal groups, for every field of study from Aeronautical Engineering to Zoology.

Directory of Financial Aids for Women

Gail A. Schlachter. Reference Service Press, 2009-2011. Contains listings of scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, internships, and other funding opportunities for women.

Financial Aid for African Americans

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2009-2011. Directory lists grants, scholarships, fellowships, loans, awards, prizes and internships available to Black/African Americans. Entries include award name and sponsor, complete contact information, purpose, eligibility requirements, amount(s), number awarded, and deadline.

Financial Aid for Asian Americans

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2009-2011. Directory lists grants, scholarships, fellowships, loans, awards, and internships available to Asian Americans. Entries include award name and sponsor, complete contact information, purpose, eligibility requirements, amount(s), number awarded, and deadline.

Financial Aid for Hispanic Americans

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2009-2011. Directory lists grants, scholarships, fellowships, loans, awards, and internships available to Hispanic Americans. Entries include award name and sponsor, complete contact information, purpose, eligibility requirements, amount(s), number awarded, and deadline.

Financial Aid for Native Americans

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2009-2011. Directory lists grants, scholarships, fellowships, loans, awards, and internships available to Native Americans. Entries include award name and sponsor, complete contact information, purpose, eligibility requirements, amount(s), number awarded, and deadline.

Financial Aid for Research and Creative Activities Abroad

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2008-2010. Directory provides information on nearly 1,200 funding opportunities open to Americans interested in research, creative , professional or related activities abroad. Directory lists funding opportunities for research, teaching assignments, lectureships, exchange programs, writing, artistic endeavors, or other creative projects abroad. Indexes can be searched by geographic location, title, sponsoring organization, specific subject and deadline date. Fax numbers, toll-free numbers, e-mail addresses and web site location and complete contact information are provided.

Financial Aid for Study and Training Abroad

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2008-2010. Directory lists scholarships, fellowships, loans, and grants that Americans can use to support structured and unstructured study abroad, including money for formal academic classes, courses of study or training, degree-granting programs, independent study, seminars, workshops, and student internships. Entries include award name, complete contact information, purpose, eligibility requirements, amount(s), number awarded, and deadline.

Financial Aid for Veterans, Military Personnel and Their Dependents

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2006-2008. Directory lists funding opportunities for veterans, military personnel and their dependents, including spouses, children, grandchildren, and dependent parents. Also provides indexes searchable by program title, sponsoring organization, geographic coverage, subject field, and application deadline.

Financial Aid for the Disabled and Their Families

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2008-2010. Directory lists funding opportunities for education, research, travel, training, career development, emergency situations, assistive technology, specially-adapted housing, and much more for disabled applicants and their families. Entries include award name, complete contact information, purpose, eligibility requirements, amount(s), number awarded, and deadline.

How to Pay for Your Degree in Business & Related Fields

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2007-2009. Directory lists more than 800 scholarships, fellowships, grants, and awards that have been set aside specifically to support study and research for undergraduate students working on a degree in accounting, actuarial science, agricultural economics, banking, business administration , economics, finance, sales and marketing, human resources, and other related fields.

How to Pay for Your Degree in Education & Related Fields

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2006-2008. Directory lists more than 850 financial aid programs, including scholarships, fellowships, grants, loans, and awards that have been set aside specifically to support study and research for undergraduate and graduate students working on an education-related degree. All areas of education are covered, ranging from preschool to special education and reading. You can search for aid by type of funding, program title, sponsor, residency, tenability, education specialty, and deadline date.

How to Pay for Your Degree in Journalism & Related Fields

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2008-2010. Directory lists more than 650 funding programs including scholarships, fellowships, grants, and awards that have been set aside to support study and research for undergraduate and graduate students working on a degree in any area of journalism or communications, including advertising, broadcasting, business reporting, graphic design, online journalism, photojournalism, public relations, science reporting, sports reporting, and many others.

How to Write a Winning Personal Statement for Graduate and Professional School (Third Edition)

Richard J. Stelzer. Peterson's, 1997. This book provides tips on crafting successful application essays and personal statements, including how to start, what to include, what NOT to say. It contains examples of successful statements and inside information on what admissions directors from top institutions are looking for.

Kaplan Scholarships 2008 Edition

This data compiled by Reference Service Press, provides information on thousands of scholarships each worth at least $1,000 including detailed eligibility information for every listing; helpful indexes to organize your search; and step-by-step for managing the search process. It includes expert advice on creating winning applications and tips for avoiding scams.

Money for Graduate Studies in Arts & Humanities

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2007-2009. Directory lists opportunities for graduate research and study in the arts and humanities. Entries include award name, contact information, purpose of award, eligibility requirements, amount(s) and deadline.

Money for Graduate Studies in the Biological Sciences

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2007-2009. Directory lists opportunities for graduate research and study in the biological sciences. Entries include award name, contact information, purpose of award, eligibility requirements, amount(s) and deadline

Money for Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2007-2009. Directory lists opportunities for graduate research and study in the health sciences. Entries include award name, contact information, purpose of award, eligibility requirements, amount(s) and deadline.

Money for Graduate Studies in the Physical and Earth Sciences

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2007-2009. Directory lists opportunities for graduate research and study in the physical and earth sciences. Entries include award name, contact information, purpose of award, eligibility requirements, amount(s) and deadline.

Money for Graduate Studies in the Social & Behavioral Sciences

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2007-2009. Directory lists opportunities for graduate research and study in the social sciences. Entries include award name, contact information, purpose of award, eligibility requirements, amount(s) and deadline.

Pathways to Career Success for Minorities

Sherry Powley and Tim Schaffert. Ferguson Publishing Company, 2000. Directory includes hundreds of financial aid opportunities and organizations for minorities, including ten essays on minority topics such as work issues, financial aid, the media, the role of technology, business, affirmative action policies, legal rights and recourse, the arts, and starting your own business. Indexes may be searched by institution and financial aide name, state, academic subject, or by minority group.

Peterson’s Complete Guide to Financial Aid

This publication contains detailed descriptions of more than 1.6 million private scholarships, grants, and prizes worth up to $5.35 billion, as well as $38 billion in public aid money. It provides extensive coverage of financial aid appropriations available from more than 1,600 two- and four-year colleges in the U.S. and contains an up-to-date listing of state-financed scholarship and grant programs. There is also information on merit-based honors scholarships and up-to-date facts and figures on eligibility requirements, application deadlines and contacts, award amounts, and more.

RSP Funding for Engineering Students

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2002-2004. Directory lists scholarships, fellowship, grants, awards, forgivable loans, and other funding programs set aside to support study, training, research, and creative activities for engineering students. Indexes may be searched by sponsor, residency, tenability, specialty, and deadline.

RSP Funding for Nursing Students and Nurses

Gail A. Schlachter and R. David Weber. Reference Service Press, 2008-2010. Directory lists funding opportunities to support study, research, creative activities, past accomplishments, future projects, travel conference attendance, professional development, and work experience. All areas of nursing are covered ranging from general practice to administration, anesthesiology, emergency, holistic health, long-term care, midwifery, occupational health, operating room, psychiatric, rehabilitative, school health, and many more. Entries include award name, complete contact information, purpose, eligibility requirements, amount(s), number awarded, and deadline.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, 23rd Edition

Thomson - Gale's guide to education-related financial aid programs for students and professionals provides access to more than 8,500 education-related financial aid sources at all levels. The scope ranges from undergraduate and vocational/technical education through post-doctoral and professional studies. Students and others interested in education funding will find comprehensive information on a variety of programs in all educational areas.

Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2003

Peterson’s, a division of Thomson Learning, Inc., 2003. Information on nearly 1.6 million awards worth up to $5.35 billion and based on ethnic heritage, talent, employment experience, military service, and many other categories. All are available from private sources such as foundations, corporations, and religious and civic organizatio ns. Indexes may be searched by academic fields/career goals and sponsoring organizations.

Smithsonian Opportunities for Research & Study in History, Art, Science

The Office of Research Training and Services at the Smithsonian Institution provides information about their fellowships, internships, and research resources. The Smithsonian Institution encourages access to its research staff, collections, and reference materials by visiting scholars, scientists, and students. The Institution offers in-residence appointments for research and study using its facilities, with the advice and guidance of its staff members. Sections of this publication include details about the purposes, research fields, eligibility requirements, duration of appointment, and application procedures and deadlines for each type of opportunity offered throughout the Institution; descriptions of the Museums, Research Institutes, and Research offices of the Smithsonian and to the research interests of the professional staff; and information about the Institution's research support units available for consultation and use by visiting scholars, scientists and students.

The Grants Register St. Martin's Press, 2000. A guide to funding sources including scholarships, research and travel grants, exchange opportunities, grants-in-aid of publication, translation, conferences, competitions, and more. Most current edition is located in the main MHC library.

The Scholarship Advisor, 5th Edition

Chris Vuturo. Princeton Review Publishing, L.L.C., 2001. Over 500,000 scholarship opportunities listed including tips on essays, recommendations, and interviews.