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    Summer Break Scholarships: When and How to Apply

    Summer Break Scholarships: When and How to Apply
    They call it summer break for a reason! Even if you’re working full-time at a camp, fast food joint or business, there is one big time drain missing from your life: homework. Not to mention, there are no after-school clubs, athletics or programs to attend. That’s a pretty big relief after the busy year you’ve had, right? Well, while you’re kicking ...
    Published 4 months ago | Rated: +62
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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 4 months ago | Rated: +16
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    Our New Look: 4 Ways to Make the Most of My Fastweb

    Our New Look: 4 Ways to Make the Most of My Fastweb
    Notice anything different about us? Whether you’ve observed or not, My Fastweb has gotten a huge face-lift, and it’s not just so we feel a little younger and fresher. The new interface will actually help keep you better organized so that you can apply for more scholarships and hopefully win more money to pay for school too. But enough about our ...
    Published 4 months ago | Rated: +14
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    Scholarships for Everyone in the Family

    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 4 months ago | Rated: +62
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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 5 months ago | Rated: +13
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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 6 months ago | Rated: +142
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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 6 months ago | Rated: +74
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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 6 months ago | Rated: +19
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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 6 months ago | Rated: +35
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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 6 months 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 6 months ago | Rated: +12
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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 6 months ago | Rated: +52
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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 6 months 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 6 months ago | Rated: +33
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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 6 months ago | Rated: +10
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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 6 months ago | Rated: +84
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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 6 months 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 6 months ago | Rated: +1956
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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 6 months ago | Rated: +62
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    The Grammar Guide: Common Errors to Avoid

    The Grammar Guide: Common Errors to Avoid
    No matter how confident you may be in your writing skills, it’s easy to make mistakes on these common grammatical errors. These mistakes are considered red flags on papers, scholarship application and admissions essays - not to mention, resumes, cover letters and other forms of professional correspondence. What's the big deal? Professors, scholarship providers and admissions officers consider such mistakes to ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +45
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