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    November is National Scholarship Month!

    November is National Scholarship Month!
    National Scholarship Month The month of November is devoted to raising awareness of the need for scholarship support for postsecondary education. Scholarships help students realize their dreams. (National Scholarship Month was previously celebrated in the month of May from 1998 to 2007. It was switched from May to November in 2008 to coincide with the start of the main scholarship application ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +41
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    Scholarship Spotlight: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

    Scholarship Spotlight: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
    The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is open to students pursuing a research-based master's or doctoral degree in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields supported by NSF. The fellowships are intended for students in their senior year of college or first or second year of graduate study.
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    Scholarship Spotlight: “Beyond Oil” College Essay Contest $1,000

    Scholarship Spotlight: “Beyond Oil” College Essay Contest $1,000
    The "Beyond Oil" College Essay Contest is open to undergraduate students worldwide. To be considered, you must submit an 800 - to 1500 - word essay on the following topic: "What is a viable alternative to fossil fuels?" You must also register for a free membership with Lafango. One first place winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship, one second place winner ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Scholarship Spotlight: John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest
    The John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest is open to United States high school students. You must submit an original essay of no more than 1,000 words that describes how an elected official demonstrated political courage by addressing an issue at the local, state, or national level. Deadline: January 8, 2011.
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship
    The Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship is a $2,000 opportunity to assist dancers in starting or returning to their professional dance career through further education and training. Those considering application must be an undergraduate, graduate or professional studies student. Applicants to the Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship must submit an application as well as proof of performing work history. Deadline: 11/3/2010 Website: Caroline ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarship
    The Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarship is for current college-aged students interested in entering the plumbing, HVAC, and/or electrical fields. Scholarships are awarded in varying amounts are to be used toward continuing education in the student's desired field. In addition to filling out a form for the Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarship, students must also submit four short essay responses, transcripts, test scores ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Scholarship Spotlight: First Freedom Student Competition

    Scholarship Spotlight: First Freedom Student Competition
    The First Freedom Student Competition for $2,500 is open to high school students in the U.S. and its territories as well as to home schooled students. The competition requires students to submit an essay or video commenting on the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom in our country. Students are encouraged to involve other students as well as teachers to ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +23
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    Center for the Study of the Presidency Internship

    Center for the Study of the Presidency Internship
    The Center for the Study of the Presidency Internship is available to students at with an interest in the American Presidency. You will assist in the research and writing of policy analyses and other projects and help organize meetings, conferences and outreach programs. [gate] Preference will be given to junior, senior and graduate students with a background in political science, history, ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +12
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    Scholarship Spotlight: The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest
    The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest is open to students pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university in the United States. To be considered for the short form contest, you must submit a three to five minute video, or a 300 - 500 word response to one of three videos provided, which discuss topics in the book, New ...
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    FIRE's "Freedom in Academia" Essay Contest

    FIRE's "Freedom in Academia" Essay Contest
    Why is free speech important at our nation's colleges and universities? Discuss this topic and more in an essay and submit it to FIRE's "Freedom in Academia" essay contest. This contest is open to graduating high school seniors. To enter, you must watch two short videos and write a 700-1200 word essay in response to the videos, which revolve around free ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Fastweb's Winners Circle: Laverne

    Fastweb's Winners Circle: Laverne
    Although Laverne, 42, might not be your typical college freshman, she, like most student today, was looking for a little extra cash to help pay for school. That money came to her in the form of $2,000 she won through Fastweb’s Roam the Globe Study Abroad Scholarship this past September. A student at College of Alameda, in Alameda, Ca., Laverne hopes ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Scholarship Spotlight: SMART Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: SMART Scholarship
    Get a SMART scholarship for being a brainiac. The SMART Scholarship is available to undergraduate, Master's and Ph.D. degree-seeking students who are focusing on science, technology, mathematics and engineering. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age as well as a U.S. citizen. Recipients will receive full tuition and fees, a $25,000 - $41,000 per year cash award, health insurance ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +22
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Healthcare Information Management Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Healthcare Information Management Scholarship
    The HIMSS Foundation is giving graduate students in the health care field an opportunity to fund their further education. Applicants must be members of HIMSS as well as pursuing a Master's or Ph.D. in healthcare information management and systems. Approximately ten awards will be distributed this year. Deadline: 10/31/2010 Website: Healthcare Information Management Scholarship
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Prudential Spirit of Community Award

    Scholarship Spotlight: Prudential Spirit of Community Award
    The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is open to students in grades 5 through 12 who have taken time out of their busy schedules to volunteer in the past year. Local students are initially recognized by participating organizations and given a certificate. After, a State Honoree is selected from all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia. State Honorees ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +20
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    Fastweb Winner's Circle: Student Finds a Way to Study What He Loves

    Fastweb Winner's Circle: Student Finds a Way to Study What He Loves
    October 1, 2010 Andy has been on Fastweb for the past five years or so, but didn’t start looking at the site seriously until two years ago. It was in that time that he fell in love with space travel and Aerospace Engineering, and knew that is what he wanted to study; he also knew he would have to find a ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +41
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    The $1 Million Question: How to Win an Essay Contest

    The $1 Million Question: How to Win an Essay Contest
    With more than $1 million in essay scholarships in the Fastweb database, suddenly learning to put your thoughts on paper is more important than ever. The personal essay may be the hardest part of your scholarship application. But if done well, it will give you the edge over your competition. It's where the "real you" can shine through. If you find ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +341
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    Extreme Blue Internship for Grad Students

    Extreme Blue Internship for Grad Students
    Are you an MBA student interested in business and technology? If you answered yes, then we have the opportunity for you! The Extreme Blue Internship is available to graduate MBA students who are interested in undertaking challenging business and technology projects that are developed from across all IBM Corporation product, service and research divisions. If selected, you will become part of ...
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
    The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is for U.S., undergraduate students studying at an institution of higher learning. Applicants must be in the process of applying or have gained admission into a study abroad program that is eligible for credit a his or her home institution and be receiving a federal Pell Grant funding during the time of application. Deadline: 10/5/10 ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Fulbright Grant

    Fulbright Grant
    The Fulbright Grant Program is open to U.S. citizens who are interested in international study. Students in all fields of study are eligible to apply for this award. Preference is given to students whose higher education was received primarily in the United States and who have not lived in the country in which they wish to study for more than six ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +10
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    Single Parent Scholarships

    Single Parent Scholarships
    Single parents comprise a large fraction of returning and non-traditional students. On top of working and parenting, single parents are stretching themselves even further to attain a higher education that leads to a better lifestyle for their entire family. Fastweb recognizes this commitment and challenge by providing these returning and non-traditional students with single parent scholarships. Our database contains many single ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +29
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