Resources in Sweet Releaf

Educational Scholarships and Planning

AARP Foundation's Women's Scholarship Program

The AARP Foundation's Women's Scholarship Program helps women 40 and over overcome financial and employment barriers by allowing them to participate in education and training opportunities. is a resource for scholarship for adults returning to college, including a list of printed guides.

Affordable Colleges Foundation

Affordable Colleges Foundation came to be in 2011 with the mission to provide strategies and information about pursuing an affordable higher education. Their free community resource and tools span topics such as financial-aid and college savings strategies, affordability and scorecard rankings, opportunities for Veterans and people with disabilities, and online learning resources. This page that allows students to find and research non-profit, accredited online colleges by state, subject, religious affiliation, and other specialties

American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (AFTRA)/Heller Memorial Foundation

AFTRA/Heller Memorial Foundation awards are offered to qualified AFTRA members and their dependent children for academic study in any field or for professional training in the performing arts.

Back to School : Adults and Higher Education

Top 10 Online provides essential information about adult learning and continuing education.

Career Transition for Dancers

Career Transition for Dancers provides counseling and scholarship funds for dancers seeking a new career.

College Art Association

The College Art Association's Professional Development Fellowship for Masters of Fine Arts(MFA) Candidates provides funding to bridge the gap between graduate study and professional careers. provides a list of scholarships and grants for students applying to and/or attending Illinois postsecondary institution.

Fast Web

Fast Web provides comprehensive information on national, local, and college specific scholarships.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

FAFSA serves as the first step for higher education scholarship information. All government programs and most private scholar programs require completion and filling of this application.

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation scholarship program to help cultivate the next generation of great artists and writers with the establishment of the Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award. The new award, worth up to $50,000 per year, will recognize and reward the most promising up-and-coming artists and writers from lower-income backgrounds.

Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Foundation's John L. Dales Scholarship Fund

The SAG Foundation's John L. Dales Scholarship Fund provides SAG members and their children pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.

Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund

Talbots Women's Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to women determined to finally get that college degree. Must be seeking an undergraduate degree from an accredited two- or four-year college or university, or vocational-technical school.

Willard Swire Scholarship

The Willard Swire Scholarship provides financial support to qualified Actors Fund clients making a transition to a new career and enrolled in a degree or certificate program.

The Simple Dollar

The team at have developed a guide that will help students and their families gain in depth knowledge about student loans along with practical strategies to manage their debt as well as potentially identifying if loan consolidation is an option.

Online Colleges in California : Interviews of the Best Accredited Schools

This is a comprehensive guide that showcases how non-for-profit colleges and universities in California are incorporating online degree programs. This guide aims to make all the available education programs accessible for students and their families as well as providing the necessary tools to help achieve success.

2016 Guide to Veterans Education Benefits

This user-friendly guide to education benefits for veterans includes features like the GI Bill calculator, grants and scholarship directories, and interviews with the top universities that have programs designed specifically to support veteran higher education. This guide is intended answer common questions while making it easier for veterans to leverage the educational benefits they have earned.

The Debt-Free Degree by Best Colleges

This source aims to provide crucial information and advice on how to limit student debt.

10 Best Colleges With Free Tuition in 2017

The experts at have assembled a list of the 10 best colleges that offer free tuition - and how to apply.

As the total student loan debt continues to grow, Best Colleges wants to ensure that students have access to useful financial aid resources that will help make college more accessible.
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