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    Nursing Scholarships

    Nursing Scholarships
    It’s a great time to pursue a career in nursing, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Employment in the field is projected for continual growth of up to 25 percent (compared to the national average of 11 percent) through the year 2022. Large numbers of current licensed practical and vocational nurses continually retire on an annual basis, making room ...
    Published 9 days ago | Rated: +37
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    #KodeWithKarlie Scholarship Available to Girls Ages 13 – 18

    #KodeWithKarlie Scholarship Available to Girls Ages 13 – 18
    Karlie Kloss: supermodel, Taylor Swift’s BFF and coder extraordinaire. Wait – what? Yes – what you probably didn’t know about Karlie Kloss is that she knows how to code apps, websites and software. Last year, she took a coding course with the Flatiron School in New York City, and it made such a lasting impact on the supermodel that she decided ...
    Published 14 days ago | Rated: +11
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    Non-Traditional, Adult & Returning Student Scholarships & Internships

    Non-Traditional, Adult & Returning Student Scholarships & Internships
    Obtaining an education is one of the greatest achievements a person can accomplish. That’s why it’s not unusual for students, after putting their education on hold for whatever reason, decide to return to school to complete their education. The good news is that scholarship providers recognize this and offer scholarships specifically to such students, because returning to school is an accomplishment ...
    Published 18 days ago | Rated: +28
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    Brand Name Scholarships & Internships

    Brand Name Scholarships & Internships
    Did you know most of your favorite brands offer scholarship and internship opportunities? It’s true - you can let your favorite brands help you pay for school or apply for an internship with a brand you already know and love! Fastweb’s wide array of brand name opportunities allows students from all fields of study to find big brand scholarships and internships. ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +136
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    Volunteer & Community Service Scholarships

    Volunteer & Community Service Scholarships
    Giving your time to help those in need is noble. After all, everyone is busy with school, work, family and a social life. But, volunteers make it a priority to reach out and lend a hand - without asking for anything in return. And, though volunteers don't ask for anything in return, it doesn't mean they can't get anything in return. ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +70
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    Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships

    Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships
    Prestigious scholarships are among the most well-known and most generous scholarships, but are also the most competitive. They are national or international in scope. Winning one of these awards marks you with a stamp of excellence that can open doors. Some of these awards require nomination by the student's school and do not accept applications directly from students. Jack Kent Cooke ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +21
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    Handling Scholarship Essays

    Handling Scholarship Essays
    The scholarship essay is one of the most important components to your application – no pressure. It enables the scholarship committee to get to know you a little better but also to assess your intelligence, maturity and ability to represent the scholarship or foundation’s mission. While all of this may sound intimidating, it doesn’t have to be that way. With some ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +34
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    4 Scholarship Application Tips

    4 Scholarship Application Tips
    Filling out a scholarship application should be pretty easy, right? You would think answering questions about yourself would be pretty simple, but these applications are asking for more than just your name and address. Scholarship judges are hoping to get to know you as well as what you’re passionate about and working towards in terms of academics and your career. While ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +16
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    Brainstorm Common Scholarship Essay Questions

    Brainstorm Common Scholarship Essay Questions
    The essay: It’s the most important part of your scholarship application, and it can be the hardest. But, the essay shouldn't keep you from applying. Take a look at some commonly asked essay questions and use them to prepare for your scholarship applications. Brainstorm ideas, do some research or create your own “stock” of scholarship essays. Your Field of Specialization and ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +13
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    Unique, Silly & Fun Scholarships

    Unique, Silly & Fun Scholarships
    Weird. Wacky. Outlandish. Some of the most ridiculous things in life are what you take notice of. The same goes with scholarships. Some of the best are also some of the silliest, weirdest, oddball awards that often get a "I can get an award for what?!" type of reaction. This is exactly why they’re worth celebrating. Here are some of Fastweb’s ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +119
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    Green Scholarships, Internships & Activities

    Green Scholarships, Internships & Activities
    It's not easy being green, but plenty of students still manage, treating every day as if it's Earth Day. Did you know that a passion for going green can become a way to pay for school? It's true! Many students are rewarded for their efforts with awards. In celebration of Earth Day, we've outlined environmental, Eco-friendly scholarships, green grants and internship ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +51
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    Spring Into Your Scholarship Search

    Spring Into Your Scholarship Search
    The arrival of spring brings renewal to mind. It’s the perfect time to refresh your mind and begin to refocus on your scholarship search! Fastweb’s scholarship search best practices articles include everything you need: from winning advice for constructing your scholarship essays and applications to perfecting your search methods. The following article guide lists everything you need to rev up your ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +30
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    Spring Scholarships

    Spring Scholarships
    It's been a long winter and we're more than ready to welcome spring with open arms. To get you thinking spring, we searched our database for our top spring-themed scholarships. When we think spring, we think of planting flowers, singing in showers and, of course, rebirth (aka, baby animals). Also, sunshine and lots of eco-efforts because of Earth Day. So, that ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +32
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    Make the Most of Your Scholarship Search on Fastweb

    Make the Most of Your Scholarship Search on Fastweb
    What good is your Fastweb account if you fill out a profile but never apply for a scholarship? We know you’ve got a lot going on – classes, extracurricular activities and homework – but when it comes to paying for school, you need to make time for scholarships too. Fortunately, we at Fastweb know how busy you are, and we’ve made ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +10
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    Mother’s Day Scholarships for Everyone in the Family

    Mother’s Day Scholarships for Everyone in the Family
    This Mother’s Day, why not do something nice for mom and apply for a scholarship? Fastweb has plenty of opportunities for students to do just that, by applying for one – or many – of the scholarships listed below. We know that Mother’s Day is all about celebrating moms, but it’s also an opportunity to celebrate family, too. Take time to ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +57
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    Scholarships for College Students

    Scholarships for College Students
    Between juggling your heavy course load, a part-time job and the distant remains of a social life, searching for scholarships is the last thing you feel like doing - especially because you may assume that, since you're a college student you won't win a scholarship anyway. False. College students win scholarships all the time. Seriously, those tuition bills aren’t going to ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +24
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    Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part II

    Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part II
    To recap, we're using example essay submissions from a previous essay contest to demonstrate common essay blunders that can disqualify students right from the get-go. Check out Part I of our "what NOT to do" series on winning an essay contests, in case you missed it. This particular essay contest drew in around 4,000 essays-- about average for a contest of ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +83
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    Organizing Your Scholarship Search

    Organizing Your Scholarship Search
    You know there are a million scholarships out there, but where do you begin finding the right one for you? Starting your search can feel intimidating and staying on top of it all can be even more difficult. So, what’s the big secret? Organization is the key! Here is a step-by-step list you can follow to keep your scholarship search organized ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +34
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    Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part I

    Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part I
    Using a previous scholarship essay contest we hosted, where our judges received more than 4,000 essays, we noticed some frequent mistakes students make that can instantly disqualify you from an essay contest. We thought to ourselves, "Hello, learning opportunity! Here, an example of what NOT to do in an essay - and some tips on making yourself a better candidate for ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +1953
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    Fashion & Retail Industry-Related Scholarships & Internships

    Fashion & Retail Industry-Related Scholarships & Internships
    You may not realize it but what – or who you wear is determined by a group of individuals within the fashion industry. These individuals, taking cues from New York and Paris fashion weeks, determine the trends for each season, which then trickle down into larger retailers. Upcoming designers work tirelessly to make it to fashion week, as it’s both the ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +18
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