What do you geek? Here you will find information and resources on financing your education. Browse the resources below or check your Delaware Public Library shelves under the following number: 378
Last Updated: Jan 15, 2013
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- Testing and Education Resources
Career and college (including vocational) prep. Tests include SAT, GED, GRE, nursing, military, civil service, U.S. Citizenship, and more. Includes free e-books.
- Learning Express
Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.
The following organizations partner with Delaware Libraries through the Community Resources Exchange to provide information, programs, and services on financing your education.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) allows students to apply for more than $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds.
- Delaware Community Foundation
List of scholarships administered through the Delaware Community Foundation.
- Delaware Higher Education Office
As part of the Delaware Department of Education, the Higher Education Office works to ensure that Delawareans have access to state resources for higher education by administering financial assistance programs and providing postsecondary education information to students, parents, and state policymakers.
- Fresh Start Scholarship Foundation
The charitable arm of Wilmington Women in Business. Their mission is to provide incentive to adult women seeking to improve opportunities for themselves and their families through education. We award annual scholarships based on need, academic record, and potential for success and provide mentoring support through WWB members.
- National College Finance Center
Creates a personalized college finance plan or repayment plan based on your individual information and situation.
KnowHow2GO provides information on the value of continuing your education, how to prepare for college, and the availability of financial aid. KnowHow2GO also provides information on academics, financial aid that is available within your state, and more.
- Financial Literacy
Financial literacy is the education on the management of personal finances and is an essential part of planning and paying for college. You’ll find information links on money management, handling credit and debt, and information on consumer protection.
- Start Early
For parents of middle school students. Is your child thinking about college, technical, or trade school? Learn how they can go and how to pay for their education beyond high school.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Required to receive government and institutional financial aid.
Opportunity.gov is the Federal Government's new initiative. Unemployed workers receiving unemployment benefits may qualify for a special hand in paying for education and training.
Free site that matches members to relevant scholarship opportunities.
- Student Aid on the Web
Federal student aid information from the U.S. Department of Education.
- I'm Going
Real students tell their own real stories about getting the money they needed to go to college.
- Financing a Private School Education
The National Association of Independent Schools offers advice for parents on funding a private school education. The site contains information on need-based financial aid, merit awards, and tuition payment plans and tuition loan programs.
- The Foundation Center
Information on scholarships for Elementary and Secondary School. Including the Children's Scholarship Fund and The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children
- FinAid's Financial Aid for Private Elementary and Secondary Schools
Provides information on researching available funding opportunities for private elementary and secondary schools.
- A Better Chance
The College Preparatory Schools Program (CPSP) is an academic program that identifies, recruits, places, and supports students of color, in outstanding college preparatory middle and high schools nationally.