If you are wondering how one finances a return to school, you are right on course. There ism money available -- it's just a matter of connecting with it. The following references are especially useful for tracking down financial aid that is specifically geared toward women and/or reentry students.
* Directory of Financial Aids for Women, by Dr. Gail Ann Schlachter. Los Angeles: Reference Service Press. Los Angeles. $15.95.
This 200-page reference book describes almost 600 scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, internships, awards, and prizes designed primarily or excusively for women.
* Educational Financial Aid Sources for Women.
This free pamphlet is prepared by the Clairol Loving Care Scholarship Program , 345 Park Avenue South, New York, N.Y. 10154.
* Paying for Your Education: A Guide for Adult Learners, College Board Publications Orders. Box 2815, Princeton, N.J. 08541.
This publication contains comprehensive information to help launch a successful campaign for finding financial aid. Cost: $3.50.
* Selected List of Postsecondary Education Opportunities for Minorities and Women.
This 89-page booklet includes opportunities for women and minorities arranged by various fields of study. For a free copy, write to the The US Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202