Idalah D. Womack
“College: How To Get
There and Go Free!”
Ida Womack was
the first person in her family to attend college. To supplement her
scholarship, she became the campus night operator. Many high school
students called and asked for college assistance because guidance
counselors had told them there was no financial aid available for them.
After seeing grant sources on bulletin boards, she started compiling
She wrote 118 letters to grantors and they responded with applications.
Inspired by the questions from the teenagers seeking help, she wrote
"College: How to Get There and Go Free"
The book contains a huge collection of ideas, suggestions and tips that
will benefit anyone who is planning to go to college and has the drive
to investigate areas of financial assistance.
It’s primary focus is to help readers secure financial assistance for
higher education, but it also includes application guidelines for
grants and scholarships with a helpful analysis of the criteria that
potential grantors use to evaluate candidates. This will help students
to sort out the grants that they are qualified for while not wasting
time on those they have no chance of receiving. Author Womack also
gives readers valuable tips on writing successful application letters.
Here are examples of many of the scholarships that are available:
The Kosciusko Foundation offers educational grants to Polish Americans;
The Epilepsy Foundation of America offers scholarships to Social Work
majors who are undergraduates and do research relating to epilepsy; the
National Society of Public Accountants Scholarship Foundation awards
scholarships to students majoring in accounting, and there are lots
Here’s what readers have said about this eye-opening book:
"This book should be in every high school in the nation," A.S. Life
"I am a secretary. The way this is explained, I am encouraged to go to
college," M Schrapp
"Everyone planning to go to college should take advantage of the many
tips you have in this book," R. Brown, College Professor
"Ms. Womack is certainly the authority on alternatives to government
financial aid for college," K. Cadigan, University Financial Aid Officer
To get a copy of “College: How To Get There and Go Free!” send $19.99
plus $3.99 P&H to Infinity Publishing 1094 New Dehaven Street, West
Conshohocken, PA 19428-2713 Phone: 610-941-9999, Fax: 610-941-9959.
Dealer inquiries are invited. If you have any college-related
questions, please e-mail Idalah at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.