Types of Financial Assistance From The Department of Education

by:

What's the hardest part about getting a college education? Is it passing your subjects? Well, some might think so. But most college students could attest that the most difficult part about getting a college education is, as you may have guessed, paying for your college tuition fees.

Every school year, American college students shell out at least $20,000 to pay for college tuition fees alone. And as you well know, the expenses don't really stop there. You still need to spend on books, allowance, food, transportation, and the list just goes on and on to infinity and beyond.

Perhaps you've spent a lot of sleepless nights thinking about it. And perhaps you'd be glad to find out that the United States government, your government, has been thinking about it as well. In fact, the government has been thinking about it long before 1980.

The United States Government mandated the establishment of United States Department of Education under the Department of Education Organization Act of 1979.

The US Department of Education was initially created to encourage the promotion of student achievement and their preparation for global competitiveness by way of fostering academic excellence and ensuring equal access to quality education.

The department takes part in four fundamental activities, including:

  (continued...)

Types of Financial Assistance From The Department of Education
  Page 2

About The Author

Iola Bonggay is an editor of TopGovernmentGrants.com one the the most comprehensive Websites offering information on government grants and federal government programs.

She also maintains Websites providing resources on environmental grants and grants for youth programs.




Additional Resources



category - Education Grants

Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs Program
The National Institutes of Health has partnered with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) to establish the Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs Program where both agencies intend to solicit resource-related research project grant applications that concentrate on the etiology, manifestation, prevention, and remediation of writing, reading, or mathematics learning disabilities.


ENGAGE: Learning to Solve Problems, Solving Problems to Learn
The ENGAGE program is initially seeking to uncover proposals for innovative research studies that would lead young students to be more "engaged" in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics(STEM).


Distance Learning College
You might be at a crossroads in your life. You might realize that you need your Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree to land that exciting and high-paying job you have always wanted. You might rea...


7 Steps Towards Choosing The Perfect College
In most instances, the problem doesn't stop with finances. Students often find it hard to choose the right school for them, pick the course that best suit their needs and abilities.







Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Social Enterprise Connects Small Businesses To Customers In Need


Social Enterprise Connects Small Businesses To Customers In Need

Christopher Girdwood, after witnessing how small business owners cope following a disaster, founded the Recovery Pledge.




Human Services Jobs

  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Social Services Employment
  Fundraising & Development Jobs



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2019 Copyright Michael Saunders