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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 ...

Published October 8, 2010
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

Andy, pictured on the left.

By Leah Westfall
Published October 1, 2010
The $1 Million Question: How to Win an Essay Contest

The $1 Million Question: How to Win an Essay Contest

Writing a winning essay isn't hard--just follow these tips.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published October 1, 2010
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 ...

Published September 30, 2010
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 ...

Published September 27, 2010
Fulbright Grant

Fulbright Grant

Apply for the Fulbright Grant Program.

Published September 27, 2010
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 ...

Published September 23, 2010
First Generation Scholarships for Students

First Generation Scholarships for Students

As a first-generation college student, attending college isn’t just a big milestone for you. Rather, it’s a huge step for your entire family. Colleges and universities across the country recognize this ...

Published September 22, 2010
Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

Whether you’ve lived with a hearing problem all of your life or overcome a life-threatening disease, there are scholarships for students with disabilities to provide every educational advantage. Typically, students with ...

Published August 19, 2010
Fastweb's Winners Circle: Rachel Eve

Fastweb's Winners Circle: Rachel Eve

If you haven’t already heard, Fastweb recently gave away $15,000 in the Take a Shot at $15k photo submission contest in honor of Fastweb’s 15 years online. The idea behind the ...

By Leah Westfall
Published August 5, 2010
Honors Scholarships

Honors Scholarships

While a plethora of scholarships exist to award students based on ethnic background, extracurricular activity and athletics, some students want to be noticed for the hard work they’ve done in the ...

Published August 2, 2010
Fastweb Winner Circle: Marci from Iowa

Fastweb Winner Circle: Marci from Iowa

Marci Clark, who recently returned to school to pursue a double major in public relations and journalism, will have a little help with tuition this semester. Clark, 34, recently won $500 ...

By Leah Westfall
Published July 19, 2010
Scholarships for Men

Scholarships for Men

Today, men aren’t choosing to attend college because it’s a family tradition. Rather, they see it as an investment in their intellect and therefore, the future. After all, a Bachelor’s degree ...

Published June 23, 2010
Minority Scholarships

Minority Scholarships

In 1976, college campuses looked a lot different than they do today. Over 80% of the students attending college were Caucasian, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Now, ...

Published June 23, 2010
The Fountainhead  $10,000 Essay Contest

The Fountainhead $10,000 Essay Contest

Are you familiar with Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead? If not, read up on it and enter this scholarship essay contest for your shot at $10,000. Ayn Rand was a novelist and ...

Published April 9, 2010
Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships $2,500 Essay Contest

Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships $2,500 Essay Contest

“Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.” -Frederic Bastiat (1801–1850). The Sir John M. Templeton Fellowship ...

Published April 9, 2010
Irma Dobkin Universal Design $2,000 Grant

Irma Dobkin Universal Design $2,000 Grant

Get to work designers and you could earn yourself $2,000. Universal design is defined as a discipline by which to create solutions, design spaces, and develop products that suit the needs ...

Published April 7, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Compassion and the Imprisoned Child Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: Compassion and the Imprisoned Child Essay Contest

According to the United Nations, over one million children worldwide are living in prison without any legal assistance or possibility of a fair trial. This essay contest, provided by Oakseed Ministries, ...

Published April 1, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Graphic Novel "Concept" Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Graphic Novel "Concept" Scholarship

Here’s one for all you doodlelers out there, make your drawings pay off! Produce a concept for a graphic novel. A graphic novel is a story conveyed through pictures – like ...

Published April 1, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: SATW Young Travel Writers Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: SATW Young Travel Writers Scholarship

The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), a non-profit organization that works to promote responsible journalism and responsible travel wants to hear about your travels. This scholarship encourages young writers to ...

Published March 31, 2010