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Additional Grant Tips & Scholarships
Find Plenty of Tips and Resources To Help You Secure Grants & Scholarships
Below, you'll find additional grant opportunities, tips for writing grants and securing funds, scholarship opportunities, and resources for students.
American Educational Research Association Grants Program: Provides small grants, fellowships, and training for researchers who conduct studies of education policy and practice using quantitative). Includes calls for applications for research grants and dissertation grants.
Department of Education to Award Second Round of 'Investing in Innovation' Grants: The U.S. Department of Education has announced that $150 million will be made available to school districts and nonprofits in partnership with districts or school consortia through a second round of Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) grants. To read the notices inviting applications for new awards, please visit:
• Scale-up grants: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-06-03/pdf/2011-13592.pdf
• Validation grants: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-06-03/pdf/2011-13594.pdf
• Development grants: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2011-06-03/pdf/2011-13596.pdf
Foundation Center: K-12 Funding opportunities with links to grant seeking for teachers, learning technology, and more.
Fundsnet Online Services: A comprehensive website dedicated to providing nonprofit organizations, colleges, and universities with information on financial resources available on the Internet.
Grantmakers in the Arts: One of the few national organizations dedicated to philanthropy in arts and culture. Has an extensive list of arts grant-making websites.
U.S. Department of Education: Find art grant opportunities and art education grant opportunities, such as the Arts in Education program which authorizes noncompetitive awards to VSA arts, whose programs encourage the involvement of, and foster greater awareness of the need for, arts programs for persons with disabilities. Support also is given to the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for its arts education programs for children and youths.
Tips for Writing Grants
Basic Elements of Grant Writing: Get the best tips for planning, searching for data and resources, writing and packaging a proposal, submitting a proposal to a funder, and follow-up.
Grant Writing Tips: SchoolGrants has compiled a useful set of grant writing tips for developing grant proposals.
The Grantionary: A list of grant-related terms and their definitions.
Samples of Successful Grant Proposals: Read proposals that have been successful in securing grants. Use these as examples to better tailor your proposal!
Scholarships & Resources
BrainTrack's College and Career Guide: This guide offers in-depth U.S. college and career profiles, as well as degree and wage statistics for over 300 occupations that commonly require college or university education.
College Board Financial Aid Services: Plan for college, learn about college aid programs, and apply for financial aid from 800 colleges and scholarship programs using College Board Financial Aid Services.
FastWEB: One of the largest online scholarship searches available. It provides students with accurate, regularly updated information on scholarships, grants, and fellowships suited to their goals and qualifications, all at no cost!
Imagine America Foundation: The Imagine America Foundation offers scholarship for education to graduating high school seniors, adult students 19 years old and above, and military personnel. Our nationwide scholarship and award programs offer $1,000 scholarships or awards to students enrolling in one or our participating colleges. Phone: 202.336.6800. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
IPEDS College Opportunities On-Line (COOL): Your connection to nearly 7,000 colleges and universities in the United States.
National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA): This group seeks out artistically accomplished young people throughout the United States and gives them national recognition through cash awards and scholarships.
Peterson's Search Colleges: Search by location, major, tuition, size, GPA, or sports. The site also has information topics on Test Preparation-SAT, ACT, college consulting, essay help, and financial aid.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: Each year, 250,000 students in grades 7 through 12 participate through regional programs and 50,000 students receive regional awards and exhibition opportunities.
Student Guide to Federal Aid Programs: U.S. Department of Education's Student Guide to Federal Student Aid Programs provides the A to Z about federal student aid programs and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
U.S. Department of Education: Application for Federal Student Aid website.
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