Training Sources and Finance Assistance

By:  John Holmgren     TheExpertResumeWriter.com

Wee Willie Keeler, a baseball player, hit singles and retired with a career .341 batting average, 14th best in major league history.  His motto, “Hit ‘em where they ain’t”!

And, so should you.

There are many, many sources of funding for college or vocational education, many highly specialized.

Lists are boring.  However, this is to give you a TINY idea of funding available.  If you are the son / daughter of a longshoreman, there may be funds for you!

The idea is to just get you started looking.  Was your mother Irish?  Could be …..

This is just the tip of the iceberg.  So, get to your library and look around.

 

Career College & Technology School Databook – schools offering programs that result in occupational certificate / diploma or a technical associate degree www.ChronicalGuidance.com

Career Resource Guide to Grants, Scholarships and Other Financial Resources – 2 vol. 800 322-8755

College Student’s Guide to Merit and Other No-Need Funding – for those not qualifying for need based funding but still needing financial assistance www.rspfunding.com

Directory of Financial Aids for Women                       www.rspfunding.com

Financial Aid for African Americans                           www.rspfunding.com

Financial Aid for Asian Americans                              www.rspfunding.com

Financial Aid for Hispanic Americans                          www.rspfunding.com

Financial Aid for Military Personnel and Their Families – scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants-in-aid                                                     www.rspfunding.com

Financial Aid Guide – scholarships & loans for high school students, college under- graduates, graduates and adult learners                   www.ChronicalGuidance.com

Finding a Job After Fifty – Terry Harty & Karen Kerkstra Harty

Foundation Grants to Individuals                                www.sbscholarship.org

Foundation Grants to Individuals Online – available at Charleston, SC main library http://gtionline.fdncenter.org

Getting Back to Work – everything you need to know to bounce back and get a job after a layoff – Linda K. Rolie

Getting Financial Aid – scholarships, grants, loans & jobs www.collegeboard.com

Government Assistance Almanac – the guide to federal domestic financial and other programs, covering grants, loans, insurance, personal payments and benefits, subsidies, fellowships, scholarships, etc.                      www.omnigraphics.com

How to Get Money for College – financing your future beyond federal aid www.Petersons.com/books

Job Hunter’s Source Book – where to find employment leads and other job search resources

Kaplan Scholarships (for college)                                 booksupport@kaplan.com

Kuder 4 Adults – career guidance for today’s adults – learn about career development

www.sc.pathways.org

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans 27th Ed. – a guide to education related financial aid programs for students and professionals – 2 vol. www.gale.cengage.com/directory

Scholarships, Grants & Prizes                                     www.Petersons.com/books

The Foundation Center’s Guide to Grant Seeking on the Web – Kief Schladweiler http://fdncenter.org

Vocational & Technical Schools East                         www.Petersons.com