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The Rising Cost of College The cost of attending public four-year institutions has grown at a rate of 6.5 percent per year from 2001 through 2010. The trend is similar across all sectors of post-secondary institutions. If this trend continues, the cost of a public education in 2016 will be well over twice the 2001 cost. Even though the law mandates a maximum on grant and loan amounts per student, the increased cost of higher education increases the need for FSA to ensure that eligible borrowers are aware of federal student aid options and are able to finance their education. The rising cost of college may make it increasingly difficult for students to access and complete their post-secondary education. In an effort to offer prospective students and parents accurate and accessible data on college, the FSA now provides post-secondary institutional information about tuition, fees, and net prices (the price of attendance after applying grand and scholarship aid). All information can be accessed through the College Affordability and Transparency Center at http://collegecost.ed.gov/. The Center includes information for students, parents, and policy makers about institutional costs at America’s colleges and universities. Institutions are listed by the highest and lowest costs of tuition, required fees, and net prices. [...]

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The Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund are given in the memory of Akash Jacob Kuruvilla who looked towards his life with complete positivity. A flowering personality, Akash was a person who touched lives of many with his smile and going out of the way to help and make a difference in the lives of many. The Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship Fund is awarded annually to one male and one female, it doesn’t matter what field of study they are in. Eligibility Requirements: High school seniors entering college or university as a full time student for the first time and have a GPA of atleast 3.5 on a scale 4.0 Must have GPA of atleast 3.0 on a 4.0 sale for those returning to a college or university as an undergraduate student Must be currently enrolled in an accredited university as a full time undergraduate student in the fall of 2010 For more information regarding the scholarship and application refer to the website: http://www.akmsf.com/criteria.php Along with the application you need to submit: An essay of 750 words answering the question “What does the phrase The American Dream” mean to you and how do you embody the American Dream Personal statement of [...]

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COTT (Committee Of Ten Thousand) is an independent , peer-led, grassroots non-profit organization. It is a support organization for persons with HIV and persons with hemophilia who contracted HIV/AIDS from tainted blood products. COTT’s Rachelr Warner Scholarship is for those with any bleeding disorder.  Through this scholarship COTT honors Rachel Warner who worked actively for the hemophilia community. The Rachel Warner Scholarship can be used from high school through graduate school. The scholarship is meant for students with hemophilia or any bleeding disorder. The fund awards $ 1,000 scholarships each recipients. The application is available at :  http://www.cott1.org/fullstory.html?id=50. The application packet must include: One page essay about you past and proposed plans One page letter from your teacher or instructor briefly describing you The complete application packet must reach the concerned authority on the following address: Committee of Ten Thousand 236 Massachusetts Ave. NE # 609 Washington , D.C. 20002-4971 (800) 488-2688 (202) 543-0988 tel (202) 543-6720 fax cott-dc@earthlink.net Application Deadline May 1, 2010

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