Below are several links that any scholar would find
useful. All of these sites
are very comprehensive and have very well laid out pages of resources.
(contains specific information on McNair Application Fee waivers and
Library of Books and Journals
Tennessee State University Honors College Funding Resources
A Good Guide to
Getting Into Graduate School
Council of Graduate Schools
Peterson's Graduate Planner: Student Edition
SUGGESTIONS FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS WHO ARE
SEEKING ADDITIONAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Visit your department chair to see what, if
any, options are available in the department. These many include
special scholarships, or assistantships. Fellowships are most often
associated with doctoral programs but not always. The chair
may be aware of opportunities that are specific to your area.
Visit the scholarship office/financial aid
office at your school to discover what options are available for
graduate students at your institution.
Visit the websites of professional
organizations associated with your discipline. For example,
psychology students can check with the American Psychological
Association, etc. Sometimes, professional associations offer
scholarships, internships, etc or have links to such things on their
Visit the following website and others like it:
If you are a minority student, check websites that
serve minority students generally . The United Negro College Fund,
the Mellon Scholarship are but a few.
Check federal and state government websites for
If you are a female, check websites that focus
on women or women’s rights - some offer funds and internships.
Don't discount grants - it will require a
little more work on the front end but there are options out there.
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