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Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part I

Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part I

Follow these tips to create your own winning scholarship essay!

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 3, 2015
Scholarship Spotlight: DNA Day Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: DNA Day Essay Contest

The DNA Day Essay Contest is available to students in grades 9-12. Students must compose an essay of no more than 700 words that examine, question, and reflect on the important ...

Published February 18, 2011
Becas para Estudiantes Hispanos y Latinos

Becas para Estudiantes Hispanos y Latinos

Esta guía enumera más de 100 becas para estudiantes hispanos y latinos que van a empezar a matricularse en programas universitarios, a estudiantes que ya atienden la universidad y para estudiantes ...

Mark Kantrowitz
Published July 29, 2009
Weird Scholarships

Weird Scholarships

Everyone is normal until you get to know them. Then, “the weird” comes out. By fully embracing your weird factor, you could land yourself some serious scholarship money to help pay ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 17, 2012
Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Apply for the Frame My Future Scholarship Contest.

Published January 14, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: Six Flags Friends Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Six Flags Friends Scholarship

DoSomething.org and Six Flags are giving away six $1,500 college scholarships. Scholarship money will go directly to the college or university the winner is enrolled in. If the winner is not ...

Published March 24, 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
"A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest

"A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest

Apply for the "A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest.

Published January 20, 2011
Sign Up For FastWeb's Newsletters & Scholarship Alerts

Sign Up For FastWeb's Newsletters & Scholarship Alerts

Want to hear from us? Sign up for Fastweb's newsletters and get our most popular and useful insider advice, tips and awards sent straight to your inbox every week. In our ...

Published July 21, 2009
Photography and Film Scholarships and Internships

Photography and Film Scholarships and Internships

Find scholarships to help financially back your passion.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 17, 2016
Scholarship Spotlight: Engineer Girl! Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: Engineer Girl! Essay Contest

The 2011 Engineer Girl! Essay Contest is available to boys and girls in 9th-12th grade. In no more than 1500 words, describe an item that is used for disaster relief. Explain ...

Published February 4, 2011
Win $100,000 and Change the World

Win $100,000 and Change the World

Could you use $100,000 to change the world? The Do Something Awards celebrate young people 25 and under who are tackling a problem and changing the world. Five nominees will be ...

Published January 28, 2011
Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part II

Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part II

Follow these tips to create your own winning scholarship essay!

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 3, 2015
Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 1: False Claims

Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 1: False Claims

Don't be a victim of scholarship scams.

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
A Few Strings Attached: State Retention Programs

A Few Strings Attached: State Retention Programs

How would you like to be rewarded for all those skipped parties, midnight cram sessions (and the good grades they got you) with a scholarship to Hometown U? OK, would you ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published September 3, 2008
How Scholarships are Judged: An Inside Look

How Scholarships are Judged: An Inside Look

Ensure that your application impresses the scholarship committee.

By Roxana Hadad
Published May 10, 2016
Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

There are so many scholarship opportunities available to Hispanic students.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 16, 2016
Scholarship Spotlight: Campus Discovery Scholarship, $5,000

Scholarship Spotlight: Campus Discovery Scholarship, $5,000

The Campus Discovery Scholarship is available to current college students as well as those who have graduated in 2008 or 2009. You must complete a survey and submit an original response ...

Published January 26, 2010
Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest

Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest

Apply for the Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest.

Published February 11, 2011
Top Winter Scholarships

Top Winter Scholarships

Don't let the news of a longer winter get you down! Warm up and celebrate the snow with these winter-themed scholarships, instead.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 10, 2016