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Books About Science

  1. Melissa Blouin and Deborah C. Fort, Grants at a Glance --- A Directory of Funding and Financial Aid Resources for Women in Science, 2nd edition, Association for Women in Science (AWIS), Washington, DC, 1992. ISBN 0-96345-901-5. 115 pages. Grants, scholarships, fellowships, and awards for female scientists and engineers. Primarily for post-doctoral students (and beyond), but includes some listings for pre-doctoral and undergraduate students. This publication is revised periodically; the first edition was in 1987 and the second edition in 1992. To order a copy, call 1-202-408-0742 or write to Association for Women in Science, 1522 K ST NW #820, Washington, DC 20005-1202.

  2. Laurie Blum, Free Money for Science Students, Paragon House Publishers, 1987. ISBN 0-913729-83-3 ($8.95).

  3. Dollars for College - Science, Garrett Park Press, Garrett Park, Maryland, 1997. ISBN 1-880774-14-3 ($6.95 + $1.50 shipping). Approximately 70-90 pages long, this booklet is revised every 18 months. To order a copy, call 1-301-946-2553 or write to Garrett Park Press, PO Box 190, Garrett Park, MD 20896.

  4. Financial Aid for Minorities in Engineering and Science, Garrett Park Press, Garrett Park, Maryland, 1996. ISBN 0-912048-98-0 ($5.95 + $1.50 shipping). Approximately 60-80 pages long, this booklet is revised every 18 months. To order a copy, call 1-301-946-2553 or write to Garrett Park Press, PO Box 190, Garrett Park, MD 20896.

  5. Gail L. Grand, Student Science Opportunities, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1994. ISBN 0-471-31088-3 ($14.95). 292 pages. This book is mostly a compilation of summer science programs, but it also lists 35 science contests and scholarships. To order a copy, write to John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158-0012.

  6. Mark Kantrowitz and Joann P. DiGennaro, Prentice Hall Guide to Scholarships and Fellowships for Math and Science Students, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1993. ISBN 0-13045-345-5 paper ($19.95). ISBN 0-13045-337-4 hardcover ($29.95). 325 pages. Focuses on resources for math, science, and engineering students, but also includes programs that do not restrict the student's field of study. Covers scholarships, fellowships, contests, competitions, internships, summer employment, study abroad. Includes many programs for female and minority students. Provides excellent advice on finding sources of financial aid, applying to undergraduate and graduate school, and surviving and thriving in graduate school.

  7. David R. Krathwohl, How to Prepare a Research Proposal: Guidelines for Funding and Dissertations in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 3rd edition, Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, New York, 1988. To order a copy, call 1-315-443-2597 or write to Syracuse University Press, 1600 Jamesville Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13244-5160.

  8. Gail Ann Schlacter and R. David Weber, Money for Graduate Students in the Sciences, 1996-1998, Reference Service Press, San Carlos, California, 1996. ISBN 0-918276-32-2 hardcover ($45.00 plus $4.50 p&h). 420 pages. To order a copy, call 1-415-594-0743, fax 1-415-594-0411, or write to Reference Service Press, 1100 Industrial Road, Suite 9, San Carlos, CA 94070-4131.

  9. W. K. Wilson and B. L. Wilson, Directory of Research Grants 1992, Oryx Press, Phoenix, Arizona, 1992. Listings of funding sources for medicine, science, art, humanities, and education. Includes fellowships. Updated annually. To order a copy, call 1-800-279-6799 or 1-602-265-2651, fax 1-800-279-4663, write to Oryx Press, 4041 N. Central, Suite 700, Phoenix, AZ 85012-3397, or send email to info@oryxpress.com.
 

 
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