"

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

2012 University Center Economic Development Program Competition
The Economic Development Administration has recently established the 2012 University Center Economic Development Program Competition wherein they intend to solicit grant applications from higher education institutions stating their intent to establish and operate special University Centers that are focused on leveraging university assets in order to create regional economic ecosystems that will support high-growth entrepreneurship.


National Institutes of Health: Expanding the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements in Human and Model Organisms
The National Institutes of Health, in cooperation with the National Human Genome Research Institute, has established a funding opportunity to support the Expanding the Encyclopedia of DNA Elements in Human and Model Organisms project.


National Science Foundation's Smart Health and Wellbeing Program
The National Science Foundation has constituted the development of the Smart Health and Wellbeing (SHB) Program wherein they intend to address scientific and technical issues that would pave the way towards the transformation of the healthcare process from being rather reactive and hospital centered into becoming preventive, proactive, evidence-based, patient-centered and focused on the wellbeing of the person rather than his/her disease.


National Science Foundation announces the Cyberlearning: Transforming Education Program
The Cyberlearning: Transforming Education is a program wherein the NSF will provide funding for research proposals that aim to explore opportunities associated with the promotion and assessment of learning techniques through the help of new technologies, taking advantage of the application of those technologies, and the utilization of those technologies in the process of promoting deep and lasting learning of content, practices, skills, attitudes, and dispositions that are essential in becoming an engaged and productive citizen.







Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Hitting The Ground With Your Social Enterprise Career


Hitting The Ground With Your Social Enterprise Career

Katie Kross, Managing Director of the Center for Energy, Development and the Global Environment (EDGE) in Duke University and author of Profession and Purpose – A Resource Guide for MBA Careers in  Sustainability, shares on a guest blog how you will be able to kick-start a career in social entrepreneurship.




Nonprofit Jobs in West Virginia

  Executive Director Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs



Federal Government Grant and Assistance Programs



Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2008-2020 Copyright Michael Saunders