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The Dickinson Public Library has closed in response to the rise of COVID cases in the City of Dickinson and surrounding areas. The library is dedicated in providing the safest environment for our community and staff members. While the library is closed you may still reserve materials online for curbside service. We will not be applying fines during this time for late returns though we do encourage you to either return your checked out materials through curbside service or our drop-off window on the side of the building. Please call us at (281)534-3812 if you have any questions or need library assistance.
National Scholarship Month: Scholarship Information
Informational guide for scholarships for students
In honor of National Scholarship Month, our Teen Librarian has collected resources that will help the student find answers to often asked questions about scholarships. Below is a list of websites that students can use that are free services for searching for Scholarships.
Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2019 by Peterson'sPeterson's® Scholarships, Grants & Prizes 2019 provides current information on more than 1.6 million privately funded awards worth over $10 billion available to college students. This user-friendly guide contains search indexes for detailed profiles of awards based on: Academic fields and career goals Nationality or ethnic heritage Talent/interest area Employment/volunteer experience Military service Location of study Other categories that are available from private sources, such as foundations, corporations, and religious and civic organizations.
Call Number: 378.30973 PETERSON'S
Publication Date: 2018-08-07
The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2019 by Kelly TanabePresents a comprehensive directory of available college scholarships, along with advice on where to find the best scholarships, how to write a winning essay, compile a resume, get a recommendation, and succeed in an interview.
Call Number: 378.30973 TANABE
Publication Date: 2018-06-12
Winning Scholarships for College by Marianne RaginsMarianne Ragins, the publisher of The Scholarship Workshop and winner of more than $400,000 in scholarship money, presents the fully revised and updated Winning Scholarships for College, Fifth Edition. Containing the most up-to-date scholarship resources, this classic guide will show you the path to scholarship success. This is one of the most comprehensive books on winning scholarships on the market, revealing where and how to search for funds, and containing step-by-step instructions for the application process.
Call Number: 378.34 RAGINS
Publication Date: 2018-09-17
Get Free Cash for College by Kelly TanabeA proven strategy guide revealing all the secrets to create winning applications with a directory of 150 scholarships anyone can win and a library of winning scholarship applications.
The HSF help Hispanic students and families with various resources in order for students to be successful in their higher education goals. Students will need to sign up for a free account in order to apply scholarships.
Students in their senior year should start looking at creating a schedule to prepare for the college application process. Getting started early is the key when it comes to applying for colleges. This resource provides a simple guide, but seniors should talk with their guidance counselor about college application time frames.