Financial aid programs provide support for students to help meet the costs of obtaining a college education. Funding is provided by the federal and state governments, the individual colleges and universities, and a variety of other public and private sources. Financial aid is normally based on a "need" basis. The following links provide additional information on financial needs.
Scholarships are a type of financial aid that are awarded based on various requirements, such as academic achievements, ethnic background, extracurricular activities, and military background. Scholarships are similar to general financial aid, but differ in the fact that these awards must be applied for, in addition to meeting the requirements.
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School for Advanced Research, Indian Arts Research Center (IARC) offers two nine-month internships (September 1–May 31) to individuals who are recent college graduates, current graduate students, or junior museum professionals interested in furthering their professional museum experience and enhancing their intellectual capacity for contributing to the expanding field and discourse of museum studies.