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CAIL Annual Scholarship

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This scholarship is designed to assist minority, specifically African American, students obtain the degree of their choice from any eligible college, university, graduate school, or law school. Applicants must be enrolled in or committed to attend a college, university, or professional school during the current calendar year in which they applied for the scholarship. Applicants must be U.S. citizens at the time of their application. Applicants should not be immediate family members of employees of the Commonwealth Accident Injury Law office.

Financial aid by Department of Computer Science at Yale University for MS Students

Categories are  financial-aid  tagged  masters degree /  phd degree

Here we will provide you information about financial aid options for Master's and Ph.D. students in computer science at Yale University.

  • It is expected that the students of Computer Science Masters can cover their own tuition costs.
  • Free Student Basic Coverage is offered to master's students at Yale Health enrolled at least half-time, with this they also get an offer to purchase Hospitalization and Specialty Care insurance at a discounted rate.
  • Through a combination of grants, University scholarships, and teaching assistantships, a fund of five years is provided to Ph.D. students in computer science, including summers.
  • Depending upon the availability of grant funding for their adviser, The level of financial support for Ph.D. students is measured.  
  • External sources play an essential role in granting fellowships and grants to graduate students. 
  • In order to finance their graduate education, Some students may choose to take out loans, participate in work-study programs, or work part-time. 

To conclude, Master's degree students in computer science are generally responsible for their own tuition costs, while Ph.D. students receive financial support through grants, scholarships, and assistantships. Students may also seek external fellowships and grants or consider other financial options like loans and part-time work. Specific eligibility details are not provided in the text.

Financial Aid at The Graduate School of Boston University

Categories are  financial-aid /  loans  tagged  educational-fund

Boston University helps its students to pay for their education by offering different types of financial support. such as scholarships and grants, loans, or part-time work on campus. The university's aim is to make sure that each and every student despite being from any background gets to afford a good education. The financial aid office at BU is there to guide students through the process of applying for this help.

Types of Financial Aid Available:

  • Loans: Students can borrow money for their graduate studies from the government which are Federal loans or from banks and lenders which are credit-based loans. These loans are like borrowing money that needs to be paid back later, with this financial help you can get help to cover the costs of your education like tuition and living expenses.
  • External Funding Opportunities: External funding sources are those financial help that can be granted in the form of scholarships and grants from external sources. Students can go for this help if they are in need of financial help.
  • School and Department-Based Aid: The Graduate School give money in the form of fellowships and scholarships, which you don't have to pay back. They also offer work-study programs, where you can work part-time on campus to earn money for your studies. And they have jobs as research assistants, where you help with research and get paid for it.

Total Cost of Attendance: Students are advised to calculate all costs related to their education, such as tuition, BU medical insurance, housing, transportation, and other living expenses when estimating the total cost of attendance.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy: The 'Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy' is like a set of rules so that you can use the money you get for school. According to the policy, you can use that money to pay for classes that are part of your degree, and sometimes for special classes you might need before or at the same time. But you can't use it for things that aren't related to your education, like sports passes or library fines, and if you work at Boston University, you can't get this kind of aid for your studies because it's meant for students who are not employees.

Debt and Withholding Policy: If you borrow money from Boston University and do not pay it, then the university might not handle your diploma, your degree, official transcripts, or any other official recognitions. To graduate or leave the university, you have to make sure that you have paid all the money you borrowed from the University.

Refund Policy: If you're getting financial help from the Graduate School of Boston, and then you decide to leave school or take a break after your classes have started, they usually cancel the money they were giving you. For federal aid, the amount you get might change based on government rules. Hence before changing your plans, it's important to understand the rules for aid.

Stanford Graduate School of Business - Financial Aid and Fellowships

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Stanford University offers a variety of financial aid and scholarship opportunities for graduate students across its different schools and departments. These financial resources are designed to reduce the financial burden of pursuing advanced degrees and foster academic excellence. Each school within Stanford has its own set of scholarships, fellowships, and grants tailored to specific fields of study and student needs. These awards can range from merit-based scholarships to need-based grants, allowing graduate students to access a wide range of funding options.

Stanford Graduate school of Business offers following types of financial help to the prospective students

1. Stanford GSB Need-based Fellowships:

  • MBA students who show they need financial help, no matter where they're from, can get money to pay for school. Fellowships are like presents from the people around them, and they don't have to give the money back.
  • The average Stanford GSB fellowship is approximately $44,000 per year or $88,000 in total awards.

2.BOLD Fellows Fund: 

  • The Building Opportunity for Leadership Diversity fund’s goal is to strengthen Stanford GSB's financial aid for MBA students who are experiencing financial hardship and who are committed to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • The BOLD Fellows Fund awards will be approximately $15,000 per fellow per year or around $30,000 per fellow’s two-year MBA program.

      You can apply for BOLD :

  • If you are a low-income householder and/or experiencing socioeconomic adversity as a result of generational wealth gaps
  • Giving money to parents, guardians, or other family members both during and after an MBA program
  • Showing a dedication to have inclusion, equity, and diversity around you.

3.Knight-Hennessey Scholars:

Knight-Hennessy scholars at Stanford are given financial support for up to three years of any graduate degree. Knight-Hennessy Scholars receive a variety of financial aid during each of the first three years of graduate school, including:

  • A direct application for a fellowship to pay for tuition and related costs
  • A stipend to cover living costs and educational costs (including housing and board, books, supplies for the classroom, teaching aids, local transportation, and appropriate personal expenses).
  • A travel allowance designed to pay for one annual round-trip economy flight to and from Stanford. 

It is a fully funded scholarship.

4.Stanford Impact Founder Fellowships and Prizes: 

  • The Stanford Impact Founder Fellowship is a program for people who want to start a business or organization that can make a big positive difference in the world. If you're accepted into this program, you can get $110,000 to help you get started, and you'll also get advice and guidance.
  • If you do well in the program and show that you can be a great leader and entrepreneur, you might even win an extra $20,000 prize. So, it's a way to get money and support to start your important project.
  • A generous stipend of $110,000 to explore a social or environmental journey
  • Year-long personalized impact and entrepreneurship coaching
  • An automatic invitation to join the Stanford Venture Studio resident program for the fellowship year.

Who can apply for SIF fellowships:

  • MBA and MSx students who have graduated and are in good academic standing are eligible to apply for the Social Entrepreneurship Track (SIF-Social).
  • Graduate students from any Stanford school who have graduated and are in good academic standing are eligible to enroll for the Ecopreneurship Track (SIF-Eco)
  • Social Impact Loan Forgiveness (need to understand this program)

5.Entrepreneurial Summer Internship Program: 

  • The Entrepreneurial Summer Internship Program offers a practical chance to feel the energy and excitement of an extremely early-stage environment.
  • About 10% of the MBA class will engage in ESIP each year, taking on summer internships in businesses with 5 to 50 full-time employees. After ESIP, students have a better understanding of whether they are suited for and interested in an entrepreneurial career.
  • Although the majority of ESIP internships are in the San Francisco Bay Area, you can complete one at a startup that qualifies anywhere. In the past, students have interned with early-stage businesses in Euless, Texas, Bogota, Beijing, London, and Singapore, among other places.

6.Social Management Immersion Fund:

  • Students can maximize their summer experience with the help of the Social Management Immersion Fund.SMIF offers financial assistance to MBA students who land summer internships with organizations, authorities, and companies with a social mission, such as social ventures and impact funds. SMIF fellows contribute vital management expertise to organizations tackling significant social and environmental concerns in exchange for practical job experience in related disciplines. The amount of fellowship stipends is comparable to students' average summer wages in the private sector.
  • More than 800 fellows working with more than 450 organizations worldwide have received funding from SMIF since its start.

7.Employer Scholarships: 

  • For the purpose of establishing financial need and eligibility for fellowships, Stanford GSB views employer sponsorship or employer-forgivable loans as external financial resources. Typically, Stanford GSB fellowships are not available to students who obtain loans or support from their employers.

8.Loans from Stanford: 

  • Most financial aid received by Stanford GSB students is in the form of student loans. But as earlier mentioned, The loans of International students are not Stanford’s responsibility.
  • Stanford provides loan for US citizens and permanent residents which are in the form of Private loans.

Military/Yellow Ribbon Program from Stanford

Yellow Ribbon program is a program with which the military or the veteran community can receive financial assistance from Stanford GSB. This is because Stanford's GSB participates in the post 9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act of 2008 which is now known as The Yellow Ribbon Program.

Who can apply for the Yellow Ribbon Program?

  • The one who has served for a total of at least 36 months on active duty following September 11, 2001.
  • Served for at least 30 consecutive days after September 11, 2001, and you were honorably released from active duty due to a service-connected disability.
  • Are a dependent meeting the requirements for Transfer of Entitlement under the Post-9/11 GI Bill based on the veteran's service.

Assistantships for Ph.D. students at Stanford

The Ph.D. program offers a qualifying doctoral students a financial fellowship that covers tuition fees, living allowance, health insurance and a chance to work as research or teaching assistance. 

  • Financial help is available to all prospective PhD candidates for five years, provided they maintain excellent academic progress and fulfill program requirements. For 2023–2024, the research or teaching assistantship or fellowship salary will be $52,375.
  • Research and course Assistantships: Typically, a student's funding from Stanford includes research and course assistantships. Academically, a research assistantship acts as a training ground for research, frequently serving as the inspiration for the subsequent dissertation. A teaching assistantship offers training in the various facets of the teaching process, including lesson planning, presentation techniques, grading, and evaluation. The length of the student's enrollment in the program determines the usual terms of the assistantship.
  • Additional Income: There are many ways to increase your income in addition to the Stanford GSB financial aid package. Incidental grading and tutoring, sometimes known as hourly work, is one approach. Foreign students are restricted from working more than 20 hours per week during the academic year under the restrictions of their visas. Americans are limited to a maximum of 28 hours of employment per week.
  • Outside financial support, Outside employment (maybe)

Stanford Law School - Financial Aid and Scholarships

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A combination of Tuition fellowships, government loans, and private loans is determined based on demonstrated financial need at the Stanford Law School.

  • Aid is need-based and Approximately 75-80% of students receive some form of financial aid, with the average fellowship portion per student estimated at $25,000 to $28,000 annually.
  • To apply for financial aid, the applicant must fill out FAFSA and CSS forms.
  • Stanford Law School uses an age-based test to determine the dependency percentage from your parent contribution.  
  • At this time, Stanford Law School is unable to provide scholarships or stipends to support graduate students except to an extremely limited degree and only for SPILS applicants. All applicants are encouraged to seek scholarships, grants and fellowships from their home countries, law firms or international programs.

Here are some of the scholarships and fellowships offered for graduate students by Stanford Law School.

Yellow Ribbon Program:

Yellow Ribbon Program is a type of financial aid which has majorly been available for military or the veteran community. This aid is specially designated in the memory of those who lost their lives in the 11th September 2001 terror attack. This is also known as chapter 33 which is the most commonly used VA educational benefits program at Stanford. With the help of this program students can achieve funding for tuition, required fees, books and housing. 

Usually the amount provided by Yellow Ribbon Program to Stanford Law College is $25,162.

If you qualify 100% of the chapter 33 benefits, then you will receive additional funding through Yellow Ribbon Program, which means an annual contribution in the chapter 33 base tuition benefit. Under this program, the VA addresses tuition and fees benefits to Stanford, after which the central financial aid office pays it to the student account. Although, the books and housing benefits are sent in a straight line to students monthly. The student might need to apply their housing benefits to the university bill in order to pay for on campus room and board.

Graduate Family Grant Program:

The graduate family grants are specifically appointed to those whose children are dependent upon them, A person with dependent children can apply for this program. This fund is granted while responding to their expenses such as childcare, healthcare and rent. You may receive the amount between $1,000 to 15,000 depending on your family’s financial situations. Family with children less than the age of 10 would be preferred more.

What is the eligibility requirement to fill this program?

  • You must be a registered graduate student with a registered student status in any of the graduate program, Postdocs are not allowed to fill this program and if both the parents are graduates in that case only one application per family would be required.

What are the children criteria before filling this form?

  • Children must be your legal dependents.
  • New international students must submit alternative documents such as Date of Birth and dependent visas in case they have not filed a recent federal tax return.

What are the household income eligibility criteria to fill this form?

  • If you make an annual income more than $1,25,000 you wouldn't be eligible for the program.
  • You must also provide the necessary income proof, including any received child support, to prove your financial necessity.
  • You should also reveal and submit the financial situation of your partner or the parent of your children if you are sharing a common household.

The Flywheel Fund for Career Choice:

Flywheel fund is a part of Stanford’s financial aid programs, It is basically a new 501(c)(3) non profit organization which will provide philanthropic contributions to Stanford law students who needs to take out loans through Income Share Loan (ISL) for their legal studies. The "Flywheel Income Share Loan" will be signed by Flywheel Fellows and handled by Stride Funding.

  • Under the flywheel fellowship students would be provided with loans for their law school tuition and fees upto $1,70,000. 


Stanford Law School offers the Miles and Nancy Rubin Loan Repayment Assistance Program and the Anonymous Public Service Loan Repayment Assistance Program for graduates who pursue low-paying public interest employment and have significant student debt.

Loans provided by Stanford under this initiative will be 100% repaid.

FLAS fellowships for graduate students:

Graduate students are given Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) grants, which are funded by the U.S. Department of Education and approved under Title VI of the Higher Education Act for the study of a Latin American LCTL.

Academic year fellowships provide a $20,000 subsistence allowance and $18,000 tuition assistance for eligible graduate students undergoing advanced training in designated foreign languages in combination with Latin American Studies and international aspects of professional studies (law, education). CLAS might provide additional assistance based on financial aid need. The term of a fellowship is for one academic year (autumn, winter, spring).

Who is eligible to apply for FLAS? 

  • Professional schools graduate students, with the exception of medical and business institutions.
  • Students with the necessary qualifications and proof of need.
  • Students who speak Haitian Creole, Quechua, Portuguese, or Nahuatl at intermediate or advanced levels.

Opportunity Funds:

Basically, this type of fund is created to help those students who are facing short term financial challenge or maybe temporary financial challenges. For a student facing financial hardship the opportunity fund of Stanford aims to provide $1000 so that the student can easily come out of their financial summons.

Just a few examples of authorized expenses which can be paid by using these funds:

  • Travel related to death or illness
  • Essential household expenses due to an emergency situation
  • Medical emergencies
  • Professional development opportunities such as travel to a clerkship interview or purchasing professional attire
  • Parent, guardian, family attendance at major campus events
  • Other sudden, unexpected financial needs
  • Participation in the life and community of the law school.

Bar exam loans: 

Loans for the bar test are designed to help graduating law students pay for bar-related costs like application and exam fees as well as living expenses while they are studying for the bar.

  • As these loans are not government loans, hence the lenders do not certify a significant amount for these loans though the maximum limit of bar loans can be around $16,000.

Joint degree financial support:

Stanford law school also provides joint degree financial support. For example: JD/MBA: Suppose you study law in your first year and pay the amount a first year student needs to pay, and in the second year you study MBA and pay the asked amount, and then in your third and fourth year you get to attend both the programs by filling joint degree fee, that’s how the joint degree financial support works. 

Advanced degree financial support

American Association of University Women

Women who are not citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States are eligible to apply for full-time study or research fellowships from the American Association of University Women. For the academic year 2014–2015, the Foundation distributed more than 244 fellowships and grants. At approved institutions, graduate and postgraduate study is supported. By the time of application, candidates must have submitted an application to their desired institution of study. Outstanding academic achievement, professional potential, and the potential for the subject of study to benefit the lives of women and girls in the nation of origin are some of the selection criteria. Women who are still living in their native countries at the time of application are given preference.

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund - Grants For Women From Developing Countries

The grant's objective is to assist women from developing nations who are dedicated to enhancing the lives of women and children in their own nations in their educational pursuits. Agriculture, architecture and urban planning, civil engineering, education, forestry, journalism, nursing, nutrition, pediatrics, public administration, public health, social sciences, and social work were among the subjects covered by previous award recipients.

  • Five grants totaling around $11,000 are given out year by the MMMF; they are non-renewable.

The Institute for the study of world Politics

The Institute for the Study of World Politics (ISWP) supports doctoral students' research into issues that affect global environmental, political and economic integrity and stability. These intricate and interrelated issues whose resolution requires detailed knowledge and analysis, to which scholars contribute importantly include arms control and conflict resolution; international environmental and population pressures; political and economic disorders that lead to conflicts between and within developing countries and between the North and South; and the complex processes of democratization, protection of human rights and alleviation of destructive ethnic rivalries.

Americans Council for International Education

More than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students and researchers from across the NIS are placed by the American Councils every year in dozens of fields at hundreds of schools and universities around the US. Competition is used to choose the host institutions. 

The sources of funding are:

Fulbright-Hays Fellowships

Fellowship awards range from $3,100 to $5,800 for online programs and $5,000 to $9,000 for overseas programs. 

Stanford University, College of Medicine - Financial Aid and Scholarships

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The Stanford School of Medicine Financial Aid Office will prepare comprehensive need-based financial aid packages to assist students in making a Stanford School of Medicine education possible. There are a variety of funding options for Stanford graduate students based on academic merit, financial need, course of study, or type of degree program. Most fellowships and grants are secured through academic departments, outside agencies, or governments. M-TRAM has limited funding/financial aid available for Master’s students.

Here are some of the financial aid and scholarships offered for graduate students by Stanford University, College of Medicine.

Scholars of Knight-Hennessy:

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program aims to create a multidisciplinary community of graduate students at Stanford who are committed to developing original answers to some of the biggest problems facing humanity. Up to 100 deserving students get complete financing each year through the program to attend Stanford for a graduate degree, including a Master's or PhD at the School of Medicine. 

Program for Medical Scholars' Research:

Since 1980, both on- and off-campus medical student research has been supported by the Stanford Medical Scholars Research Program. Under the guidance of faculty members from the medical school, hospital, clinics, and other departments within the University, students conduct academic research.

Who is eligible to apply for this program?

  • MD students enrolled at Stanford are eligible.
  • MD students who obtained a PhD prior to matriculation may apply for MedScholars for research that has focus substantially different from that of their prior doctoral studies.
  • Student pursuing a dual degree is not eligible for this program.

SMSA funding for students groups:

Stanford medical student association is a yearly funding for those students who have registered through the office of students engagement. Every scheme coming under this has to be first agreed by the SMSA treasure.

  • In this only those organizations are eligible to apply who have signed up with cardinal engage or the office of student engagement, all OSE registered student organizations at medical school of students are eligible to apply for SMSA program.
  • It is to be noted that Specialty interest groups do not receive any funding from SMSA instead they receive money every year from the SOM’s or hospital departments that belongs to them.

Stanford Graduate School of Engineering - Financial Aid and Scholarships

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Here are some of the financial aid and scholarships offered for graduate students by the Stanford Graduate School of Engineering.

Stanford graduate fellowship in Science and Engineering (SGF) 

  • The standard three-year (12 quarter) SGF provides support for four quarters each year. Fellows receive a stipend and tuition support for minimum full-time enrollment (8 to 10 units).  
  • The 2023-24 annual stipend is set at $52,920 annually, $13,230 per quarter.
  • About 100 fellowships with stipends and tuition assistance are given out annually by SGF to deserving students pursuing doctorates in science and engineering.
  • The degree program must nominate students for the SGF. The majority of nominees are freshmen in doctoral programs in science or engineering who qualify.
  • Fellows are selected each year by the Graduate Fellowships Faculty Advisory Committee, made up of faculty from many eligible degree programs.

GEM fellowship program: 

The main function of GEM is to offer MS and PhD graduate fellowships together with paid summer internships. Through its GEM University and Associate Fellowship programs, GEM also provides fellowships without associated summer internships that are compensated.

  • The GEM funding can range from $0 to the maximum one-time $20,000 award for graduate students. It can eventually reward your complete university fees.

Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity (GFSD):

A collaboration of government organizations, academic institutions, private businesses, and research facilities called Graduate Fellowships for STEM Diversity has a strong partnership with the University of Southern California. 

  • GFSD is open for application by all U.S. citizens regardless of race or gender. The GFSD fellowship supports full-time graduate study only. GFSD’s goal is to increase the number of American citizens with graduate degrees in STEM fields, emphasizing the recruitment of a diverse applicant pool.
  • It was founded in 1989 and was previously known as the National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC).

Wade Scholarship Program:

The Wade Scholarship Program aims to address the lack of African Americans in STEM fields. They look for students who have been admitted to the School of Engineering and who want to become diverse, multidisciplinary emerging leaders, and they mentor them in working together, coming up with new ideas, and communicating so that they can tackle the difficult problems facing society. The Stanford School of Engineering offers full scholarships to Wade Scholars.

How much does it cover? 

For master's-level study (3.3 semesters under the semester system or 5 quarters under the quarter system), scholars are fully funded. The scholarships cover everything listed on the school's website, including the full cost of tuition, on-campus lodging, a food allowance, educational supplies, additional academic fees, a small stipend, and round-trip transportation.

Who is eligible to fill the wade scholarship program? 

  • A person with independent thoughts exhibiting mental sharpness, original ideas, sense of ambiguity, intellectual curiosity, who extracts knowledge and new experiences and holds a contrarian Or
  • A person whose undergraduate achievements includes Evidences of extra curricular activities, compelling letter of recommendation and statement of purpose. 
  • A person who is good at embracing differences, humble and kind, supportive and accountable and concerned for and helpful to others. 
  • A person whose leadership qualities includes self improvement, ambition, self awareness, persistent and resilient, and has the capacity to being others along. 

School of Engineering Teaching and Course Assistantships (TA’s and CA’s)

School of Engineering Teaching and Course Assistantships aims to enhance the undergraduate curriculum while giving graduate students financing and teaching experience. Stanford Engineering collaborates with a number of departments to provide teaching and course assistantships to students who are underrepresented in the engineering discipline. 

Teaching assistants (TAs) and course assistants (CAs) serve in the introductory engineering fundamental courses such as Introduction to Electronics, Programming dissenting point of view. 

  • Methodology, Introduction to Science of Materials, Dynamics, Applied Mechanics: Statics, Engineering Economy, Introduction to Chemical Engineering, Introduction to Optimization, Bioengineering, Engineering Thermodynamics, etc.
  • Each TA/CA is obligated to spend 20 hours per week and uses the award as part of their graduate support. Due to the lack of separate teachers for undergraduate and graduate courses at Stanford, TAs, and CAs are under the supervision of faculty members who may eventually place them in their research labs.

Additional Calculus for Engineers:

ACE is a type of hourly work-in which you can earn substitute money by teaching small groups in a week, under this program you have to teach the undergraduates some basic topics such as maths, computational and mathematic engineering, and computer science. 

  • Those students whose application shows the greatest need or who lack access to institutional resources, exposure to the subject or training in calculus or computer science will have the highest chances in getting enrolled in this. 

STEM K-12 Education Initiatives

Fee Waiver: 

  • Fee waiver is basically an application fee granted to those who can not afford an application fee. Permanent residents or US students from systematically marginalized background are especially welcomed to apply for this.
  • If your application fee waiver is approved, then you will be sent a code to enter in the online application’s payment section but if you apply for a fee waiver and pay the application fee rather than using your application fee waiver code, there will be no return issued so, filling the application form with a lot of attention is must. 

GRE Fee reduction:

GRE Fee reduction is also a fee reliever, you are only applicable to apply for a GRE fee reduction waiver if you receive a GRE fee reduction voucher but you need to know that to apply for a voucher, you must be a citizen or legal permanent resident of the United States . It is interesting to know that even if your graduate program does not ask for GRE scores, you will still be allowed for a GRE fee reduction waiver.  

  • For anyone who proves that they have a financial need, for example unemployed people receiving unemployment benefits, and federal programs that support underrepresented groups, ETS offers GRE Fee Reduction Vouchers.

School based Fee Waiver:

Those who do not qualify the GRE or diversity program waivers can apply for this type of fee waiver. A diversity program waiver are for those who apply for McNair, Amgen or leadership Alliance.

VIDA Scholarship Program VIDA

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VIDA is a digital marketplace that brings together creatives and designers from all over the world to produce exclusive clothing and accessories on-demand and on a large scale. Photographers, fine artists, calligraphers, sculptors, 3D vector artists, potters, poets, interior designers, fashion designers, and even hairstylists are among their global group of creatives. They want to inspire everyone to make a difference with their imagination and artwork in support of their global literacy, empowerment, and education goals.

VIDA is pleased to deliver a Creative Art Impact Scholarship to college students to help defray the expense of their education.

The Creative Art Impact Scholarship is not restricted to a certain major. All majors are eligible to apply. They promote research and learning in all disciplines. They want to hear from you if you are excited about inspiring others and feel that art will have a global influence.

The Fair Divorce Legislation Scholarship

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The attorneys at Moskowitz Law Group are excited to announce The Fair Divorce Legislation Scholarship. Our attorneys understand that divorce can be one of the most difficult emotional experiences someone goes through in their life, and so we are dedicated to helping families overcome the challenges of divorce and making the process as painless as possible.

Through this scholarship, the attorneys at Moskowitz Law Group would like to give students the opportunity to express their thoughts on divorce legislation.

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Grants and Student Loans

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All new graduate students who completed an undergraduate degree at North Park University can enter the CMHC program with a 20% tuition reduction thanks to the University’s Alumni Grant. This grant may be used for one course or the full program. It cannot be combined with any other scholarships or discounts that may be offered to you from North Park.

Swedish Covenant Hospital Partnership: North Park University is pleased to provide financial support for employees of Swedish Covenant Hospital (SCH) who enroll in degree programs, either in-person or online, according to the following parameters:

  • Students in the School of Professional Studies are eligible for a 15% tuition reduction.
  • To be eligible for the discount, students must complete an employee verification form available in the Human Resources Department of SCH.
  • Full-time eligible employees of SCH who enroll in a degree program at North Park are awarded a blanket tuition reduction, which represents the full amount of financial aid available from North Park. This discount will not be combined with other North Park grants and scholarships available to other students.
  • Continued employment will be verified annually by North Park University’s Financial Aid Office.
  • CMHC students may also be eligible for veteran’s benefits or other outside scholarships. The University can also work with you to take advantage of employer reimbursement benefits.

    Student Loans: Many graduate students borrow student loans to pay for master’s degrees. All student loans must be repaid; most federal student loans are at a significantly lower interest than other private loans. In order to explore options for student loans, you must complete a FAFSA for each academic year you want loan funding. Generally, you will start loan repayment six months after you graduate or leave school.

    Alumni Grant: The North Park University Alumni can enroll in graduate coursework with a 30% tuition reduction. This grant may be used for individual courses or a whole program, for in-person or online courses. This grant cannot be combined with any other scholarships or discounts that may be offered to you from North Park

    Old School Labs $1,000 Scholarship

    At Old School Labs, they believe in questioning the status quo and assisting others in doing the same. It took a collaborative effort from scientists, nutritionists, and designers to re-invent a high-quality, nutritious supplement.

    Any of this, though, would not have been possible without a decent education.

    It is their desire that they will pay it forward and assist someone else in achieving their goals and beginning to challenge the status quo. Per year, one scholarship is awarded.

    Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

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    The Cooke College Scholarship Program is an undergraduate scholarship program for high-achieving high school seniors of financial need who choose to attend and graduate from the nation's top four-year colleges and universities.

    Each reward is designed to fund a substantial portion of the student's college experience, such as tuition, living expenses, books, and mandatory fees. Person awards differ depending on the cost of tuition as well as all other grants or scholarships they can earn. 

    McDonald Worley Annual Scholarship

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    This scholarship is designed to assist candidates who have strong character, above-average intelligence, and a dedication to community service. Any American citizen who will be attending a college, university, graduate school, or law school in the United States within the current calendar year is eligible for this scholarship. This scholarship is only open to candidates with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

    This one-time scholarship award will be submitted directly to the winner's college or university's Financial Aid and Scholarships Office and will be used to pay tuition, taxes, lodging, and/or books up to the Rate of Attendance. This scholarship will not be renewed. In addition to an essay, applicants must request an official transcript and one letter of recommendation from an employer or professor/teacher.

    Islamic Scholarship Fund Programs

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    ISF works to increase Muslim media representation in order to correct negative portrayals in news and journalism. The manner in which news is produced and written has an undeniable impact on public opinion. The ISF scholarship is available to the following media-related majors: Journalism, Writing, and Media Studies (Print & Digital)

    ISF acknowledges the importance of policy in combating bigotry and seeks to expand the number of Muslim policymakers, lobbyists, nonprofit leaders, and campaigners. International Relations/Affairs, Political Science, Public Health, Social Justice/Civil Rights, Public Administration, and Sociology are among the policy-related majors eligible for the ISF scholarship.

    ISF assists Muslim filmmakers in their efforts to tell visual, entertaining, and meaningful stories about American Muslims. The media, especially artistic works, has an undeniably powerful effect on society's views. Acting, Film & Television Production, and Theater are among the film-related majors eligible for the ISF scholarship.

    Garden Club Federation Of Maine

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    GCFM believes in the importance of education. The Garden Club Federation of Maine, GCFM Districts, and GCFM local garden clubs all promote horticulture education. Today's students will be the pioneers of tomorrow, guaranteeing the sustainability of the planet's natural resources. Applicants with majors in Horticulture, Floriculture, Landscape Design, Conservation, Forestry, Botany, Agronomy, Plant Pathology, Environmental Concerns, Ecology, Land Management, and/or other garden fields are encouraged to apply.

    LAF Honor Scholarship in Memory of Joe Lalli, FASLA

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    Eligible applicants are landscape architecture students currently enrolled in an LAAB- or LAAC-accredited master’s degree program (post-baccalaureate or non-baccalaureate) at a university in the U.S. or Canada. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4-point scale.) Applicants should show commitment to some of the areas that Joe Lalli dedicated himself to, including drawing, artistic pursuits, the importance of travel, and giving back in service to one’s community and profession.

    Candidates will be evaluated based on their demonstrated design ability, leadership, character/integrity, and service to others and to the landscape architecture profession. Financial need will also be considered.

    Greater Toledo Community Foundation Scholarship

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    GTCF manages the competitive process of more than 60 scholarship opportunities which includes everything from the creation of applications to making the scholarship payments. This past year we launched a new Scholarship Portal which includes a universal application that allows students to apply to over 40 scholarship opportunities by completing a single application. The universal application not only decreases the redundancy of completing multiple applications but also matches applicants to opportunities they may be eligible for.

    No more searching and reading through endless criteria. It is important to note that all scholarship opportunities included in the universal application have a deadline of February 11, 2021. Other scholarships offered through GTCF are administered at the school level so be sure to check with your high school guidance counselor or college advisor to find information about additional opportunities available to you.

    VanEd Cares Scholarship Program

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    VanEd is proud to announce our new 2021-2022 Scholarship Program. This program will provide one lucky student $1,000 to use for his or her tuition for the 2021-2022 school year.

    Graduate funding and financial assistance at Northwestern University

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    Many resources and information related to graduate funding and financial assistance at Northwestern University. Let us have a look here:

    Graduate Funding: People should learn about the fundamental aspects of how graduate students get money at Northwestern University, like what you need to qualify for it and what choices you have. It's like a starting point to understand how grad students can pay for their education.

    Fellowships and Grants: Students have the opportunity to explore fellowships and grants, both administered through The Graduate School (TGS) and other external sources.

    Assistantships: There are different types of assistantships such as graduate, teaching, and research assistantships.

    Financial Assistance: Outside employment and loans are some of the financial assistance given to students to support them financially.

    GSTS (Graduate Student Tracking System): Graduate students can access to track their progress and academic milestones with this.

    Funding Resources: Students can explore different funding resources including both external and internal fellowships.

    Inclusive Teaching Resources: This resource provides tools for crafting intentional, inclusive, and anti-racist teaching practices. It focuses on promoting diversity and equity in education.

    Recognition Awards: There are awards such as the Ver Steeg and McBride Awards for members of the community. These awards recognize outstanding contributions by graduate students.

    For Alumni: Alumni can connect with other alumni and find ways to contribute and get involved with The Graduate School.

    Financial Aid at Harvard University for Graduate Students

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    Financial aid is available for both American and foreign students, with the College providing its own job and scholarship opportunities for international students who are not eligible for federal funding. Undocumented students are also eligible for financial aid from Harvard without the need to file a FAFSA. The university is committed to ensuring that financial circumstances do not hinder admitted students from attending. Harvard offers various funding options, including need-based aid, supplemental funding for diverse purposes, and a rich history of financial support. The institution aims to streamline the financial aid application process, making it accessible to all, regardless of nationality or citizenship.

    • Financial Aid Availability for Foreign Students: Financial aid is available for foreign students on the same basis as for American students, although they are not eligible for federal funding. The College has its own job and scholarship money for foreign students.
    • Financial Aid Application: Prospective students can apply for financial aid following the application instructions provided. Completing the application by the deadline ensures timely financial aid decisions.
    • Tracking Application Status: For prospective students, financial aid application materials are tracked after admission. 
    • Generous Financial Aid Program: Harvard University's financial aid program is generous and aims to ensure that financial circumstances do not hinder students from pursuing a Harvard education.
    • Options for Funding: Harvard mentions various options, including need-based aid, supplemental funding, and the Harvard Financial Aid Initiative.
    • Supplemental Funding: Harvard offers supplemental funding for public service, research, international travel, and career opportunities in addition to tuition aid.
    • History of Financial Aid: Harvard highlights the university's historical commitment to affordability and access through financial aid initiatives.
    • Federal Disclosures: Information on federal Consumer Information disclosures is provided as required by the Department of Education, covering financial aid, academic programs, procedures, costs, and policies.

    Types of Aid offered by Harvard University

    Harvard University offers various financial aid options, including scholarships, grants, student employment, and loans, to help students meet their demonstrated financial need. 

    Scholarship & Grants:

    • Harvard uses a combination of resources to create individualized aid packages for students based on demonstrated financial need.
    • Aid packages may include scholarship funds, student employment, and awards from outside sources.
    • Scholarships are designed to cover 100% of demonstrated financial need.
    • Scholarship funds come from various sources, including Harvard endowment funds, alumni gifts, tuition revenues, and federal and state grants.
    • Federal grants such as Pell Grants and SEOG Grants are available to eligible U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

    Outside Awards:

    • Students may receive scholarship funds from sources outside Harvard, like secondary schools, organizations, and employers.
    • These awards must be reported to Harvard and used to cover college expenses.
    • Outside awards can replace term-time work expectations but cannot replace the parent contribution.

    Student Employment:

    • Students, regardless of their financial aid status, can work during the academic year.
    • Expected term-time work hours are usually around 10 to 12 hours per week.
    • Wages earned are paid directly to students and can be used for personal expenses.
    • Eligible students may participate in the Federal Work-Study Program (FWSP), which subsidizes their wages.

    Student Loans:

    • Harvard's aid packages are designed to cover financial needs without additional borrowing.
    • Most students graduate debt-free due to the university's commitment to affordability.
    • Students may request loans if they choose to borrow.
    • Federal loans such as Federal Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans and Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans are available.
    • Harvard Loans are need-based with interest paid during enrollment and a fixed interest rate.

    Parent Loans:

    • Families may choose to pursue loans to spread the cost of education over several years.
    • Loans can cover the entire cost of education or a portion of it.
    • Harvard provides guidance on both federal and private loan options.
    • There are no income restrictions, but creditworthiness is a factor.
    • All loans can be prepaid without penalties.

    Additional Funding and procedures offered by Harvard University

    Harvard students are provided with various aspects of financial aid and funding opportunities. Here is the list of additional funding from Harvard University.

    • Emergency Aid: Harvard has approved additional emergency financial aid funding to assist students who incurred extraordinary expenses due to early campus departures.
    • Appeal Process: Students can appeal to the Financial Aid Committee for a reconsideration of their award decision in case of significant changes in family circumstances.
    • Refunds: If aid and loan credits exceed billed expenses, students can request a refund using the refund request form, provided they are enrolled in Direct Deposit through the Student Accounts Office.
    • Beneficiary Aid Program: This program provides financial assistance for extreme financial hardships resulting from emergency term-time medical and dental costs incurred by students receiving Harvard Scholarship assistance.
    • Computer Loan: Eligible students receiving a need-based Harvard Scholarship can borrow additional funds for purchasing computers, computer equipment, and software.
    • Outside Awards: Students with outside awards can have a dollar-for-dollar reduction in their term-time work expectation and can apply additional outside awards towards educationally relevant technological devices.
    • Study Abroad: Students receiving Harvard grant assistance can transfer their financial aid to approved term-time study abroad programs.
    • Summer School Aid: Those receiving need-based aid during the regular academic year are eligible for a Harvard Loan of up to $10,000 to help cover summer school costs.
    • Student Loans: While not expected, students may choose to use student loans to manage college costs over time or replace their work expectations. Federal and private loan options are available, subject to creditworthiness tests and no prepayment penalties.
    • Parent Loans: Parent loans are available, and applications typically open after June 1st and should be submitted by August 1st for loan credits to be available toward registration.