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Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, 2013 (30th ed.) now available online

The new 2013 edition of Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans is now available online in the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

This edition of Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans (SFL) provides access to nearly 7,400 sources of education-related financial aid for students and professionals at all levels. SFL‘s scope ranges from undergraduate and vocational/technical education through post-doctoral and professional studies. Students and others interested in education funding will find comprehensive information on a variety of programs in all educational areas, including:

  • Architecture
  • Area and Ethnic Studies
  • Art
  • Business
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Science
  • Humanities
  • Industrial Arts
  • Language
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Liberal Arts
  • Library Science
  • Life Science
  • Medicine
  • Mathematics
  • Performing Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology and Religion

SFL Provides Detailed Information on Awards

SFL provides all the information students need to complete their financial aid search. Entries include: administering organization name and address; purpose of award; qualifications and restrictions; selection criteria; award amount and number of awards granted; application details and deadlines; detailed contact information.

Additionally, look for the section on federal financial aid following the User’s Guide for a quick summary of programs sponsored by the U.S. government, as well as information on the AmeriCorps program. There is also a section that lists higher education agencies by state.

Five Indexes Allow Quick and Easy Access to Awards

Whether you are a high school student looking for basic undergraduate financial aid, a scientist investigating research grants, or a professional attempting to finance additional career training, SFL aids your search by providing access to awards through the following indexes:

Field of Study Index categorizes awards by very specific subject fields.

Legal Resident Index targets awards restricted to applicants from specific geographic locations.

Place of Study Index provides a handy guide to awards granted for study within specific states, provinces, or countries.

Special Recipient Index lists awards that are reserved for candidates who qualify by virtue of their gender, organizational affiliation, minority or ethnic background.

Sponsor and Scholarship Index provides a complete alphabetical listing of all awards and their administering organizations.