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- Can I go to school with a criminal record
- Are scholarships available to former felons
- What if I didn’t graduate from High School
- Learning to read and other basic skills
Education tools for going to school with a criminal record
- Can I go to college if I have a criminal record?
- Can I go to college without a GED or high school diploma?
- What student aid is available for felons?
- What are the 10 best online degrees for felons?
- In 2016, 61 institutions of higher learning signed the Fair Chance Higher Education Pledge
- Fair Shake Reentry resource search tool by state and city location
- College degree opportunities for felons
- Ex-felons and higher education
- Best college degrees for former felons
- Education resources for those with a criminal record
“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” – Malcom X
- A guide to continuing education after prison
- College resource center for reentry from prison
- Degrees for individuals with felony or misdemeanor
- Back to school manual
- Online schools and career opportunities
- Criminal history and student conduct
- Convicted felons in higher education and the reduction of recidivism rate
- Life after a felony conviction: Don’t waste time with a college degree
- How I learned to read and trade stocks in prison, TED Talk from Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela
- The College Initiative is a community of successful, positive and supportive students, alumni and staff dedicated to creating pathways from criminal justice involvement to college and beyond.
- Georgetown University’s new credit bearing prison education program
- In this class, prisoners and Georgetown students grapple with difficult lessons”
- Prison Reform Project” is part of a recently-created line of courses in the Department of Government (designated as GOVX) that follow a non-traditional structure and format, based on different methods and schedules of instruction and learning.
- Education, Training Assistance and Employment (Washington DC)
- Georgetown prison scholars program at the DC jail
- Utah Prison Education Project
- New Technology Helps Utah Inmates Prepare for their Return Home
- This is the Alabama Prison Arts and Education Project
“Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.” – Charles R. Swindoll
Education tools to help you find scholarship opportunities
- What federal student aid is available for felons?
- Scholarships and grants for vocational schools and degrees
- Scholarships for Children of convicted felons College after prison
- Second Chance Scholarship – Full-time student who has been incarcerated (jail or prison) with a minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher
- Office of the US Department of Education eligibility for those with criminal convictions
- Ex convict Kyle Von Stroberg now creates scholarships for the formerly incarcerated
“Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.” ― Jim Rohn
Education tools for learning to read and getting your GED