This section contains a listing of financial aid guides, directories, and newsletters. These publications are often a good source for grant, foundation, student support information and materials (i.e., grant-writing workshops). For those seeking grants or scholarships, it is recommended that you contact your institution's career center for local opportunities. In addition, when applying for funding, it is important to recognize and address the mission and goals of your potential funders so as to find the best fit.
Please note that this list is not exhaustive. If you would like to suggest another newsletter or resource to be added, please send the relevant information to email@example.com.
- U.S. Department of Education, Student Guide
400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20202-0498, 1-800-USA-LEARN
- The Student Guide is the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education. It covers the Department's major aid programs, including Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, and PLUS Loans.
- The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
- This web site answers questions pertaining to loans, grants, and current scholarship offerings.
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- Directory of Educational Programs in Gerontology and Geriatrics, (8th Edition, 2009)
Published by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE), 1220 L St. NW, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005-4018, (202) 289-9806
- Contains a listing of approximately 800 gerontology programs in 354 institutions of higher education that offer degrees, credit certificates, specializations or tracks, and fellowships in aging. Cost is $73.50 (shipping included) for persons from AGHE member institutions; $108.50 (shipping included) for all others. All orders must be prepaid. Contact the AGHE at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
- Database on Gerontology and Geriatrics in Higher Education
Operated by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE), 1220 L St. NW, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005-4018, 202-289-9806
- Customized computer searches are available from this listing of over 750 gerontology programs from AA to postdoctoral levels. For a database search form, contact AGHE at email@example.com. Cost is $10 for students, $15 for AGHE members and $20 for nonmembers. (An additional $5 processing fee may also be required for certain searches).
- Resources for Elders & Families, Administration on Aging
One Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 619-0724
- A directory of off-site resources to connect older persons, caregivers, and medical professionals to important federal, national, and local programs.
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- AGHExchange: A newsletter of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education
1220 L Street NW, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005-4018, 202-289-9806
- The AGHE newsletter includes principles and practices, resource briefs, national/international news, research and training notes, geriatric education resources, policy information, new member profiles, and AGHE news. $25/year subscription ($30 outside of US); student and retiree rate, $12.
- AGS Newsletter: A quarterly newsletter published by the American Geriatrics Society
40 Fulton St., 18th Floor New York, NY 10038 , 212-308-1414
- The AGS Newsletter updates members, the public, and the media on geriatrics issues, public policy developments, society activities and programs, continuing education courses, and available positions.
- APA's Monitor on Psychology: A monthly publication of the American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242, 202-336-5500, (1-800-374-2721)
- Monitor on Psychology is distributed to all APA members. The newsletter includes fellowships in psychology, calendar of events, list of meetings, workshops and programs, and other information. Single copies of the newsletter can be purchased or viewed online at http://www.apa.org/monitor.
- Chronicle of Higher Education: A weekly publication (49 issues per year) published by The Chronicle of Higher Education
1255 23rd Street NW, Washington, DC 20037, 202-466-1000
- The Chronicle of Higher Education contains listings of fellowships in all disciplines, news from campuses in the United States and throughout the world, updates on the latest developments in scholarly research, information technology, and distance education and how they are affecting higher education. There is also a list of recent grants and gifts with deadlines, and thousands of job listings.
- Footnotes: A bimonthly newsletter published by the American Sociological Association
1430 K Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005 , 202-383-9005
- The newsletter contains updated sociological news, conference notes, public forums, publications, and fellowship offerings.
- Gerontology News: A monthly publication of The Gerontological Society of America
1220 L Street NW, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005-4018, 202-842-1275
- Gerontology News reports on policy issues, legislative actions, society events, research results, and recently released major reports on aging. Regular features include Washington updates, research highlights, grants available, new resources and reports, data updates, and calls for papers, nominations, and manuscripts. You must be a GSA member to receive copies of this newsletter. Visit the GSA website to find out more about membership.
- The Nation's Health: A monthly publication (10 issues per year) of the American Journal of Public Health
800 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001-3710, 800-633-4931 http://thenationshealth.aphapublications.org/
- Nation's Health reports on current and proposed legislation, policy issues, and current federal and congressional action. It also includes current agency news, health issues, and internship offerings.
- Sign up for the Social Work Resource Net (SWRnet)
SWRnet provides a weekly update about new research funding opportunities, calls for papers and proposals, conferences and trainings, new data and research, and news for the social work research community. The 3500+ subscribers are encouraged to submit postings that contribute to the broad range of social work research interests. Click here to subscribe to SWRnet. Submit items to be included by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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- Administration on Aging (AoA)
One Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001, 202-619-0724
- The AoA provides Internet Resources for Grant Seekers in Aging. Click on "Grant Opportunities".
79 Fifth Avenue/16th Street, New York, NY 10003-3076, 212-620-4230
- To support and improve institutional philanthropy by promoting public understanding of the field and helping grantseekers succeed.
- Grantmakers in Aging (GIA)
2001 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 504, Arlington, VA 22202, 703-413-0413
- An educational nonprofit membership organization for staff and trustees of foundations and corporations. GIA provides members with information and services to encourage grantmaking in the field of aging. Their "Links" includes a list of various different funders of grant opportunities in aging.
- Grantmakers in Health, (GIH)
1100 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1200, Washington, DC 20036, 202-452-8331
- This site contains links to and information on issue-focused forums, workshops, and large annual meetings; publications; continuing education and training; technical assistance; consultation on programmatic and operational issues; and by conducting studies of health philanthropy.
- Office of Research Support, Duke University
Office of Research Administration, Duke University, Box 104008, Durham, NC 27708 , 919-684-5175
- This site maintains library of print and electronic funding information, disseminates current information about funding opportunities.
- Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Gerontology
730 East Broad Street Richmond, Virginia 23298-0228
- Provides information on grant and fellowship opportunities regarding funding opportunities, policy guidelines, and award programs. Look under the section for health professionals for links to grant & funding related resources.
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May 16, 2013