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Cover of Foundation Grants to IndividualsEdelson, Phyllis, ed. Foundation Grants to Individuals, 21st edition. United States: 2012, The Foundation Center. LB2336.F599 21. Located in the financial aid section of the library. Comprehensive listing of private grantmakers and public charities that provide financial assistance to individuals. This edition contains 9,633 entries from U.S. grantmakers. It describes giving for a variety of purposes, including scholarships, student loans, fellowships, travel internships, residencies, arts and cultural projects, research and general welfare.

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2011 Knafel Conference and Reunion

DVD of a panel held at Wellesley College on April 15, 2011.
FA/DVD/01/2011. Located in the graduate school/financial aid section of the library. Learn about the exciting experiences of recent recipients of the Susan Rappaport Knafel ‘52 Scholarship for Foreign Study and the Susan Rappaport Knafel ‘52 Traveling Fellowship.

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Peterson's Scholarships, Grants and Prizes

Peterson’s. Peterson’s Scholarships, Grants & Prizes. LB2337.4.P475 2010. Located in the fianancial aid section of the library. Peterson’s Guides, 2010. Financial aid offerings are arranged by field. Entries for each organization offering the award(s) contain a description, area(s) applicable, amount(s), eligibility requirements, deadline date, contact person, and address. The directory is indexed by sponsor, award name, affiliation, employment experience required, specific populations, and specific skills.

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Writing Personal Statements Online
By Joe Schall

This five-chapter handbook, available for free through Penn State’s e-Education Institute, provides students with detailed advice on weighing the grad school decision, generating detail for personal essays, and writing style.  The final two chapters discuss specific scholarships and other graduate school opportunities and include sample personal essays.  The book also includes an internal search engine and plenty of “Self-Study” boxes with recommended links where students can go for further instruction on particular topics.  This new handbook replaces my Writing Personal Statements and Scholarship Application Essays, formerly published by Cengage Learning.  Writing Personal Statements Online is available at https://www.e-education.psu.edu/writingpersonalstatementsonline/.

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CWS. Graduate School and Fellowship Meeting Information Meeting Spring 2009. Wellesley College, Wellesley MA., April 15, 2009: CWS. Located in the financial aid section of the library. FA/DVD/01/2009. duration 64 minutes 34 seconds.
This information meeting offers materials on applying to graduate school in the Arts and Sciences and advice on applying for a variety of fellowships both undergraduate and graduate. Juniors and sophomores, who will be taking their junior year abroad will benefit from this panel.
Panelists include:

Professor Robert Paarlberg, Chair, Political Science, Graduate Fellowships Committee
Lauri Wardell, Physics Department, Watson Liaison
Dabney Hailey, Asst. Director & Curator Prints & Drawings, Davis Museum, Watson Fellow
Ellie Perkins, Director of Fellowship Programs, CWS
Racquel Armstrong ’10, Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Jennie Hatch ’10, Harry S. Truman Scholarship, 2008 Morris K. Udall Scholarship
Alma Heckman ’09, Fulbright Full Grant to Morocco
Jessy Randal ’09, Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to Korea
Courtney Sato ’09, Thomas J. Watson Fellowship
Sarah Shiplett ’09, Fall 2009 begins PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT

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Foreword by Barnett, Brad. Career Resource Guide to Grants, Scholarships, and Other Financial Resources. New York, 2007: Ferguson. LB2337.4.F47 2007. Two Volumes. Located in the financial aid section of the library. In Volume I, Part III, there is a directory of Financial Aid by Major for both graduate and undergraduate programs. There is also a student profile-based aid directory for dependents of veterans, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered students. In Volume 2, the student profile-based aid directory continues with aid for minorities, people with disabilities, theological studies and members of religious denominations, United Negro College Fund Scholarships and women. Other types of financial aid resources are also presented including: athletic scholarships (graduate and undergraduate), Early Awareness Programs, Military Scholarships (graduate and undergraduate),  and Study Abroad (graduate and undergradute). Section IV contains further resources including Federal Financial Aid Programs and Offices, State Financial Aid Programs and Offices, Bibliography and furhter reading, Financia Aid Newsletters and Magazines, and Financial Aid Web sites. The three indices in Volume 2 are by Location, Majors and Organizations.

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CWS. Fall Fellowship Meeting 2008. Wellesley College, Wellesley MA., September 3, 2008: CWS. Located in the financial aid section of the library. FA/DVD/03/2008. duration 52 minutes 41 seconds.
Panel on graduate fellowships. 
Professor Robert Paarlberg, Chair, Political Science
Lauri Wardell, Watson Liaison, Physics
Ellie Perkins, Director of Fellowship Programs, CWS

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