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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 21 hours ago | Rated: +82
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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 24 hours ago | Rated: +1940
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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 ...
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    Writing the Perfect Admissions Essay

    Writing the Perfect Admissions Essay
    When it comes to writing college admissions essays, the task can be daunting. Strategizing is key and some essay-writing tips can help to do so. Utilize these essay-writing tips to write a winning essay. Don’t Re-purpose Content Colleges can see right through a generic essay, so personalize it based on the school where you’re applying. There’s nothing wrong with having a ...
    Published 1 day ago | Rated: +49
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    Business-Related Scholarships & Internships

    Business-Related Scholarships & Internships
    Business - and all it encompasses - is at the heart of the American economy. It's how we're able to, not only sustain a wonderful lifestyle in America, but remain competitive within the global marketplace. Students studying business already know this, and what's coming next. Which is exactly why scholarship providers want to help them with the means to pay for ...
    Published 1 day ago | Rated: +22
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    Full Tuition Academic Scholarships

    Full Tuition Academic Scholarships
    Full tuition academic scholarships are often awarded by colleges as a way to attract talented students. The scholarships listed on this page satisfy the following criteria: • They cover at least full tuition and fees. • They are based on academic merit. • They are college-controlled (i.e., not a private sector scholarship or state program). These awards are only available to ...
    Published 1 day ago | Rated: +42
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    Scholarships for Your Personality Type

    Scholarships for Your Personality Type
    How do you define yourself? You’re unique and, although you cannot possibly be defined by one personality trait, sometimes one trait is all it takes to qualify for an amazing award. Perhaps even several! Whether you’re an activist, a poet or a social media savant – Fastweb has scholarships suited to your application needs – and many more where those came ...
    Published 2 days ago | Rated: +221
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    Scholarships for Women

    Scholarships for Women
    March, being Women's History Month, is a time to celebrate not only the achievements and accomplishments of the many great women who have paved the way to this modern day, but also to celebrate the opportunities that such accomplishments have opened to the young women of future generations. Once of the best ways to honor such extraordinary women of the past ...
    Published 2 days ago | Rated: +232
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    Scholarships for Average Students

    Scholarships for Average Students
    There’s nothing wrong with being average, in fact, most people are. We know you’re unique in oh-so-many ways – so what if your grades are just so-so? At Fastweb, we believe – no, we know that every student deserves scholarship opportunities. The good news is that scholarship providers know that, too. There are plenty of awards available to the masses, many ...
    Published 9 days ago | Rated: +104
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    Volunteer Scholarships & Internship Programs

    Volunteer Scholarships & Internship Programs
    The spirit of service? It reminds us to give back to others and it’s great for your college applications or to add on to your resume. Plus, community service offers a wide range of activities which you can do with family and friends bringing you closer together. As if that’s not enough incentive to spend your extra time volunteering, many scholarship ...
    Published 12 days ago | Rated: +164
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    Quick & Easy Scholarships

    Quick & Easy Scholarships
    Short on time? (Obviously, who isn’t?) Or, perhaps, you just don’t want to fool around with long essays and scholarship applications. Who can blame you? After all, those can be extremely exhausting. It’s an instant gratification culture, and you want to maximize your chances of winning scholarship money – and fast. Moreover, you deserve it. You’re a hard-working student. You study ...
    Published 14 days ago | Rated: +173
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    Scholarships & Internships for Animal Lovers

    Scholarships & Internships for Animal Lovers
    If you’re into friends of the four-legged variety, there are plenty of scholarships and internships that recognize and reward your passion! It doesn’t matter if your preference is fur, feathers or scales – there are scholarship and internship opportunities to suit every kind of animal lover out there. Fastweb listed them out so you can spend your extra time devoted to ...
    Published 15 days ago | Rated: +73
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    Scholarships for Writers

    Scholarships for Writers
    The written word is a powerful thing. And those that work to harness that power are often rewarded by scholarship providers. There are plenty of scholarships for writers available to students, whether the interest is in journalism, stories or writing of any other type. But, such scholarship aren't just limited to students with studies related to writing. They are also available ...
    Published 16 days ago | Rated: +133
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    Social Media Internships

    Social Media Internships
    By now, it’s been drilled into our minds: yes, social media can impact your future. But, why not use that fact to your advantage? If you’re into social media, why not apply for an internship that involves social media skills? There are plenty of opportunities out there for the Internet-savvy student! Check out the following internships, involving social media skills: Social ...
    Published 22 days ago | Rated: +75
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    Scholarships for Students Challenged with an Illness or Disability

    Scholarships for Students Challenged with an Illness or Disability
    For any student, the work and rigors of attending college courses is a challenge on a daily basis. For students challenged with illness, handling these additional obstacles is truly admirable. Award opportunities for students living with, challenged by or have overcome illness exist to help such students achieve their goals. Such students prove, time and time again, that anyone can accomplish ...
    Published 23 days ago | Rated: +40
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    Hospitality Business Scholarships & Internships

    Hospitality Business Scholarships & Internships
    Service with a smile. It’s a lot easier than it sounds, isn’t it? That’s why providing great service takes talent, hard work and dedication. As a hospitality business major, you know how difficult this work can be, but you do it. And you not only do it - you do it well. Scholarship providers recognize this – especially those within the ...
    Published 26 days ago | Rated: +28
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    Culinary Arts Scholarships

    Culinary Arts Scholarships
    It doesn't take a professional chef to know that creating the perfect dish is both a science and an art. As a student of the culinary arts or a related field, you surely already know this. But did you know that scholarship providers recognize this, too? It's a great thing because specialty schools can be quite expensive! We're listing some of ...
    Published 26 days ago | Rated: +29
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    Art Scholarships and Internships

    Art Scholarships and Internships
    When students are work hard to develop passions, both inside and outside of the classroom, organizations take notice. That's why not all scholarships are based on academic performance. Alternatively, many seek to reward a student's unique talent — whether it’s athletic, mechanical, art-based, etc. To help connect creative students with increasing scholarship opportunities, the Fastweb database contains an array of art ...
    Published 28 days ago | Rated: +119
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    HUGE High School Scholarships

    HUGE High School Scholarships
    High school is filled with some of life’s greatest moments, but also can be very stressful. You get to attend prom but, then again, there are college applications. Graduation is near but, unfortunately, you also had to take your SATs and ACTs. Wouldn't a scholarship with a larger than life amount help dim the not-so-savory memories? We think so. At the ...
    Published 29 days ago | Rated: +90
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    Larger than Life Awards for Grad Students

    Larger than Life Awards for Grad Students
    So you’re a grad student. You may know a whole lot but did you know it’s not too late to get help paying for school? There are plenty of graduate school fellowships, grants and scholarships available to Fastweb members, many of which with amounts that will make your jaw drop. These programs are impressive, prestigious and will give you bragging rights ...
    Published 29 days ago | Rated: +55
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