Federal Financial Aid Programs
Scholarships and Fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education (ED)
The following information will give you and your students a place to start.
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program
Under the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship Program, ED gives money to state higher education grant agencies to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Each state grant agency has its own application and deadline. To find a state grant agency's website, click here.
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship Program
ED makes Javits Fellowships available for graduate work in specific areas of study in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. For details about the program, click here.
Scholarships from Other Federal Agencies
Several other federal agencies offer scholarships and financial aid; our student website links you to them.