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Financial Literacy


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Updated November 7, 2016

Financial literacy (education on the management of personal finances) is an essential part of planning and paying for postsecondary education. Everyone needs to understand the options with respect to the vast array of financial products, services, and providers to make sound financial decisions.

Affordable College OnlineScholarship and grant database for women.
Annuity.orgInformation for budgets, credit, retirement, etc. 
Credit Card Insider's Student CentersTo help students learn about student loans and credit so they are more responsible with their finances.
Office of Federal Student Aid
Provides publications, fact sheets, online tools, and other resources to help prepare and pay for college or career school.
Simple TuitionTips, advice, interactive tools, and deals to ensure students plan better for the cost of college, pay less for college-related expenses, and are smarter about how they manage and pay back their student loans.

Food Stamps/SNAP

SNAP

The Women's Resource Center is trained by Road Runner Foodbank to help you apply for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)! We have applications in our office and are ready to help you through the application process.  


Graduate Students

Microsoft Research Graduate Women's Scholarship a one-year scholarship program for outstanding women graduate students in their second year of graduate studies. Scholarships are granted by Microsoft Research at the discretion of Microsoft.

AAUW source of funding for graduate women.

Non-traditional Students

AARP Woman's Scholarship Program 

Jeannette Rankin Foundation 

Linda's Scholarship 


Scholarships: General Databases 

Education Grants 

FastWeb 

Hispanic Women's Corporation (HWC) 

Scholarships.com 

Scholarships and Grants 

Scholarship Experts 

Study Specific Scholarships

Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology

Women in technology

Associate for Women Geoscientists

Women in geosciences

Center for Women in Technology

Information technology

Computer Science for Women

Scholarships and resources for women in computer science fields

College Board

Women in education

The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting

Women in accounting degree programs

National Women Studies Association

Women's studies and education

New York Women in Communications

Field of communications

Public Health Online

Public health and healthcare specialties

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)

Engineering students

Third Wave Foundation

Transgender and young women 

US College Nursing Scholarship

Nursing students

Women in Aviation

Aviation and aerospace

Women's Leadership Scholarships

Women's human rights worldwide