Educational Grants - Financing Your Education with State Assistance
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The Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership is overseen by the Department of Education and is directly administered from the Department of Education's headquarters.


The Federal Student Aid office awards grants to State student scholarship or provides money to grant assistance agencies for making grants available or providing work-study financial assistance to students. From there the amount is determined by the financial aid officer and is governed by the number of applicants and the availability of funds at a particular school. Even though the allotment is going to be changing each year, each state is at least guaranteed it will never receive less finances than it did in the allotment of 1979.


The total grants were $64,987,000 in 2007; approximately $63,852,000 in 2008; $63,852,000 in 2009 and $63,852,000 in 2010. Depending on the need of the student and how much they are assigned designated by the institution, the grant received through the program can be as much as $5,000 for a student that is considered full-time (if the student is less than full-time the maximum allotted grant goes down). The average grant that students benefit from with the Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership is $1000.



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About The Author

The author edits a site featuring Grants for Education and another Government Grants site providing info on every grant the federal government offers.

Michael Saunders has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.




Additional Resources



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Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Seving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture has recently constituted the Alaska Native-Serving and Native Hawaiian-Seving Institutions Education Competitive Grants Program wherein it intends to award funds in an attempt to support education, applied research, and several other related community development programs.


National Endowment for the Arts: Literature Translation Fellowship 2012
The National Endowment for the Arts has constituted the Literature Fellowship for Translation Projects grant. The grant provides fellowships for published translators as they translate specific works of prose, poetry or drama.


Student Loans Available Directly from the Federal Government
There are different variations of a Federal Direct Student Loan available; these are dependent on whether or not the student is eligible for government assistance. Need based programs include the Stafford Loan and the Direct Subsidized Loan; while non-need based programs are the Direct PLUS program, and the Direct Unsubsidized Loan.


Types of Financial Assistance From The Department of Education
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