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Patsy Takemoto Mink Education Foundation

patsyminkfoundation.org

Financial award for education for low-income mothers

Open Education Database

oedb.org

Ratings of online education, information about online colleges, financial aid, online classes. Tips and advice. Lists of single mothers grants.

Helping Hands for Single Moms

helpinghandsforsinglemoms.org

Programs for financial, practical and legal assistance for single moms attending college. Mentoring, tutoring. Single moms network.

Mother Scholarships

mothersscholarships.com

Resources of grants, scholarships for moms, single moms. Articles on returning to college as a mom.

Dollar General Literacy Foundation

www2.dollargeneral.com

Literacy programs, GED assistance programs, grants, family literacy activities, workshops

My GED

www.gedtestingservice.com

Information about GED tests, location of testing centers, information on study tests and resources, practice tests, information on test scoring

National Literacy Directory

www.nationalliteracydirectory.org

Searchable listings of literacy and GED programs

National Center for Family Living

www.familieslearning.org

Programs to support adult literacy at colleges. Support for parents to learn how to be involved in their children’s education. Online classes for adults. Online camp classes for youth. Resources for budgeting. Newsletter.

Veterans Educational Assistance Program

www.benefits.va.gov

Financial benefits, scholarships and support for education and training for veterans, survivors and dependents

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

www.aauw.org

Research studies on women and girls in education. Lists of grant and scholarship opportunities for women. Programs to support women and girls in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Conferences, on-campus action projects.

US News and World Report

www.usnews.com

Annual rankings, listings and profiles of colleges, high schools, online colleges, global universities, masters and graduate programs. Articles on education. Tips on applying, attending and financing educations. Lists of scholarships.

Scholarship America

scholarshipamerica.org

Scholarships, including emergency funding. Access to financial literacy support. Blog articles on education. News updates on education related news. Links to test prep sites. College application tips. Resources for international students.

Sallie Mae

www.salliemae.com

Students loans for k-12, college, and graduate school. Planning tools for financial support of education. Tuition refund insurance. College planning tools

FastWeb!

www.fastweb.com

Lists of scholarships especially with unique situations (ie. children of single parents, adopted children, LGBT, ethnic backgrounds, etc.). Articles on educational resources including test prep, financial support, financial planning. Information on careers, internships, jobs, high school summer programs.

Single Mother Guide

singlemotherguide.com

Lists of grants, scholarships, loans for single mothers. Work study information for mothers attending college. Lists of colleges that single-parent friendly. Lists of college loans for children of single parents. Information about free lunch program.

Federal Student Aid

studentaid.ed.gov

Information on government funding, grants, loans, work-study programs, scholarship research. Information on avoiding scams. Information on application process for colleges and college planning. Information on 4 year, 2 year, career schools, graduate schools. Aid for military families.

Adventures in Education (AIE)

www.aie.org

Guides to navigating college planning, grant application, college application, resume writing, managing expenses, researching scholarships, work-study, determining if college is the right path. Blog.

Say Yes to Education

www.sayyestoeducation.org

860-240-1272

Educational support services to low income students to prepare for college; tutoring, internships/mentoring, financial assistance for college

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