Resources

Resources & Links

The following list of resources may provide additional information on education and support programs that are outside the scope of the Black Student Fund’s mission. Black Student Fund does not necessarily endorse the organizations on this list, the information they provide or the contents of their Web sites.


Organizations Assisting Families of Color at Independent Schools (Within the DC Area):

 

Association of Independent Maryland and DC Schools
(301) 858-6311
www.aimsmddc.org

 

Baltimore Educational Scholarship Trust (B.E.S.T.)
(410) 752-2225
www.besttrust.org

 

Capital Partners For Education
(202) 682-6020
http://www.cpfe.org

 

Emerging Scholars
(571) 312-0013
emergingscholarsprogram.org

 

Independent Education (formally Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington)
(202) 625-9223
www.independenteducation.org

 

Latino Student Fund
(202) 244-3438
www.latinostudentfund.org

 

Link Unlimited
(312) 225-5465
linkunlimited.org

 

New Jersey Seeds
(973) 642-6422
https://njseeds.org


Organizations Assisting Families of Color at Independent Schools (Outside the DC Area):

 

Early Steps
https://earlysteps.org

 

FAME FUND FOR ADVANCEMENT OF MINORITIES THROUGH EDUCATION LOCATED IN PITTSBURGH, PA.
http://famefund.org

 

Children’s Scholarship Fund (Nationwide)
https://scholarshipfund.org

 

REACH PREP (Westchester, New York)
https://reachprep.org

 

Albert G. Oliver Program (New York, New York)
https://theoliverprogram.org

 

TEAK Fellowship (New York, New York)
https://teakfellowship.org

 

PREP FOR PREP (New York, New York)
https://theoliverprogram.org

 

THE WRIGHT FOUNDATION (New Jersey)
https://wrightfoundation.org

 

THE BASIC FUND
https://basicfund.org

 

THE INDEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND (San Francisco, California)
https://independent.org

 

THE GUARDSMEN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
https://guardsmen.org

 


Financial Aid Resources

 

Why Independent Schools Are Expensive and Why They are Worth It.

http://www.parentsleague.org/publications/selected_articles/why_are_independent_schools_so_expensive/index.aspx

 

How To Afford Private School On A Budget

http://www.livingwellspendingless.com/2014/02/28/afford-private-school-budget/

 

Yes You Can Afford Financial Aid

http://www.fool.com/personal-finance/general/2007/08/28/yes-you-can-afford-private-school.aspx

 

Creative Ways to Afford Private School

http://networkforeducation.org/creative-ways-to-afford-private-school/

 

Independent School Scholarships

http://www.admissionsquest.com/~financialaid/showarticle.cfm/articleid/27/articletypeid/7/topic/private-school-scholarships

 

Sources of Financial Aid for Independent Schools

http://www.scholrshipfund.org/apply/other-sources-of-tuition-assistance/

 

Links of Interest

http://parents.nais.org/Articles/Pages/Links-of-Interest-Financial-Aid.aspx