Books About Aid for Students with Disabilities
- Marguerite J. Dennis,
Complete College Financing Guide 1995,
3rd edition, Barron's Education Series, Inc., Hauppauge, New York, 1995.
ISBN 0-81201-635-1 ($14.95 plus $2.32 shipping in
the US or $15.69 for overseas shipping). 282 pages. Revised
edition of Dollars for Scholars. In addition to
providing an overview of financial aid, this book covers
federal and state aid, financial planning, EFC
calculations, loan counseling, college costs and
financial aid, alternative loans, employer tuition
assistance programs, and cutting
college costs. It also includes a list of programs
for veterans, graduate students, minority students,
female students, disabled students, and health
professions. One chapter is devoted to funding for
international students wishing to study in the US.
To order a copy, call
1-800-645-3476 or write to Barron's, 250 Wireless
Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788.
- Directory of Federal R&D Agencies' Programs to
Attract Women, Minorities, and the Physically
Handicapped to Careers in Science and Engineering,
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, 1988.
Free. Lists more than 40 federally sponsored programs.
- Dollars for College - Students with Disabilities,
Garrett Park Press, Garrett Park, Maryland, 1997.
ISBN 1-880774-??-? ($6.95 + $1.50
shipping). Approximately 70-90 pages long, this
booklet is revised every 18 months. To order a copy,
call 1-301-946-2553 or write to Garrett Park Press,
PO Box 190, Garrett Park, MD 20896.
- Dan Gardner and Rhona Hartman,
1996 Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities,
HEATH Resource Center of the American Council on Education, 1996.
This publication provides information on US federal
student aid programs and other financial aid
programs from the perspective of disabled students.
It also includes a list of 29 sponsors of
scholarships specifically designated for students
with disabilities. Available for free on the World
Single copies of the print version of this document
may be obtained for free by calling 1-800-544-3284
or 1-202-939-9320 (both numbers voice/TTY), faxing
1-202-833-4760, write to HEATH Resource Center,
American Council on Education, One Dupont Circle,
Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036-1193, or by sending
email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Eileen R. Matthay,
Counseling for College,
2nd edition, Peterson's Guides, Princeton, New Jersey, 1995.
ISBN 1-56079-534-4 ($32.95). 446 pages. This book
includes a 25-page chapter by Linda Dagradi on
planning to meet college costs. It also includes a
list of regional information offices for student
financial aid, a list of organizations offering
scholarships to people with disabilities, and a list
of state educational and aid agencies. To order a copy,
call 1-800-EDU-DATA (1-800-338-3282) x660 or
x660 (x462 for Spanish), fax 1-609-243-9150, write
to Peterson's Guides, PO Box 2123, Princeton, NJ
08543-2123, or send email to email@example.com.
A Selected List of Fellowships and Other Support
Opportunities for Advanced Education for U.S.
Citizens and Foreign Nationals,
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC, 1993.
NSF Publication 93-147. Lists fellowships. 76 pages.
Available for free on the World Wide Web.
Revised periodically; the previous edition was published in
- Gail Ann Schlacter and David R. Weber,
Financial Aid for the Disabled and Their Families 1996-1998,
Reference Service Press, San Carlos, California, 1996.
ISBN 0-918276-36-5 ($39.50 plus $4.50 p&h). 350
pages. Includes more than 800 entries.
Organized according to type of disability. Covers
domestic and international fellowships for
pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students.
To order a copy, call 1-415-594-0743, fax
1-415-594-0411, or write to Reference Service Press,
1100 Industrial Road, Suite 9, San Carlos, CA