Living in Washington, DC and going to school there can offer up lots of experiences that will be yours to treasure for years to come. It can be very upsetting however to want to attend a postsecondary institution but to have no idea how you are going to pay for it. One thing that can make your life easier is to apply for a grant (or to apply for more than one). Grants are analogous to free money which means to say that you do not have to pay them back. Here we take a look at Washington, DC school grants for the year 2012. It is the State Education Office in the District of Columbia that dispenses school grants.
National Osteoporosis Foundation Student Fellowship Grant
This fellowship grant is open to students who possess an undergraduate degree and have serious plans to pursue an equivalent degree, a PhD or MD. A post-doctoral fellowship is in some instances awarded to individuals who have received doctoral degrees that have taken place under a special set of circumstances. To be eligible for these grant money applicants must be attending a college, university or some other type of postsecondary institution on a part-time or full-time basis.
NLAPW Virginia Liebeler Grants for Mature Women
The NLAPW Virginia Liebeler Grants for Mature Women are one time grants in even-numbered years to female art students who are mature, which is to say 35 years of age and older. These women must be permanent American citizens and the grant money must be able to further the creative purposes of the recipients of the grant. To apply the individual must submit three 4 x 6 or larger color prints of work in any media. Applicants are required to submit statements for the purpose of the grant and also the person needs to mention how he/she heard of the grant.
American Historical Association Grant
The American Historical Association Grant is open to students in Washington, DC who are also AHA members. This grant is designed for research in American colonial history. In particular the research must focus on interculture aspects of American and European relations. The amount of money awarded from this grant is $800.