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    Scholarships for Women

    Scholarships for Women
    Today, women dominate college campuses, in more ways than one. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), there are over 1.3 million more women than men enrolled in an institution of higher education. If that doesn’t speak to “girl power,” then what possibly could? As a result, the Fastweb database contains a plethora of scholarships for women. Whether you’re ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Big Dig Scholarship

    Big Dig Scholarship
    The Big Dig Scholarship is available to high school seniors and college freshmen and sophomores. [gate] To be considered, you must submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words that addresses the following issue: "In 200 years, one of your relatives is going to be digging in what is now your backyard. They are going to find something that you buried ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +35
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    Scholarship Spotlight:Do Something Grant

    Scholarship Spotlight:Do Something Grant
    The Do Something Grant is available to social entrepreneurs, age 25 and under. In order to qualify, you must have a social project idea, existing project or program or organization. A winner is selected every week and promoted on Dosomething.org. Deadline: Rolling Website: Dosomething.org
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Youth Free Expression Project

    Youth Free Expression Project
    The Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest is open to filmmakers age 19 and younger who are living in the U.S. or its territories (citizenship not required). To qualify, you must submit an original film of four minutes or less addressing the topic: "You're Reading What?!?" You must discuss a time when parents, a teacher or some other adult was distressed ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Adobe Internship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Adobe Internship
    The Adobe Internship is available to undergraduate or graduate students who are currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and actively pursuing a degree. Technical positions include software engineer, software quality engineer, information systems, user interface engineer and computer scientist. MBA positions available are product manager, product marketing manager, strategic/business analyst, financial analyst or human resources analyst. Finally, non-engineering positions ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Get to the Point – and Win Scholarship Judges Over

    Get to the Point – and Win Scholarship Judges Over
    Aside from any special essays, there are a few subjects that should always be in your scholarship essay. Your financial situation. You’re asking for money, so be honest of your situation. On the other hand, don’t turn it into a sob story unless it really, truly is a sob story. Background and accomplishments. The scholarship committee wants to know about you ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +66
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    Scholarship Spotlight: APHA Get Ready Scholarship, $500

    Scholarship Spotlight: APHA Get Ready Scholarship, $500
    The APHA Get Ready Scholarship is available to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be eligible for this award you must write an essay between 500 to 750 words describing the importance of emergency preparedness by incorporating the themes listed on the sponsor's Web site. Provided By: American Public Health Association Deadline: April 02, 2010 Type of Award: Scholarship ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

    Scholarship Spotlight: Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship, $1,000
    The Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship is available to full- time undergraduate students pursuing post- secondary study. You must submit a 750- word essay answering the question, "What does the phrase 'The American Dream' mean to you and how do you embody 'The American Dream'? A 500- word personal statement, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of your academic transcript are ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +20
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    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 disabilities have mounting bills for therapy, hospitalization and treatment, which means an education has to be put on the back burner. Fortunately, the Fastweb database contains a multitude of scholarships ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Nursing Scholarships

    Nursing Scholarships
    If you’re interested in nursing, you’re not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 2.5 million nurses in the United States —the largest workforce within the clinical healthcare industry. What’s more, as more and more baby boomers retire, the U.S. is projected to experience a nursing shortage. Just as there are several types of nurses, there are ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Paul Goodman Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: Paul Goodman Essay Contest
    The Paul Goodman Essay Contest, sponsored by Dissent Magazine and JSL Films, is granting one lucky winner a $1,000 cash prize and two runners-up with $250. Applicants must write an essay, 1,000-3,000 words long, on the topic “what is one of the pressing social and political issues of our time, and how would you address it?” Essays should be sent in ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Eco-Hero Award

    Scholarship Spotlight: Eco-Hero Award
    The Eco-Hero Award is available to students between the ages of eight and 16 who exhibit environmental activism. You must carry out an action-based and self-initiated project that concerns environmental health, advocacy, research, or protection of the natural world to be eligible for this award. *Deadline:* February 28, 2011 *Website:* www.actionfornature.org
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Do Something -- and win $100K! High School, College, Grad, All Majors.

    Scholarship Spotlight: Do Something -- and win $100K! High School, College, Grad, All Majors.
    If community involvement is important to you, then this is YOUR scholarship! The Do Something Awards will offer up grants to five deserving young people out there making a difference. But what sets Do Something apart from other scholarships is that it offers you the opportunity to earn cash for education while helping others and truly making a difference. The Do ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +46
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship $10,000

    Scholarship Spotlight: Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship $10,000
    The Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship is open to college bound, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate male students in all areas of study, who have lost their mother and have either lost their father, or does not have a father available to him. You must be seeking to further your education, wanting to do volunteer work, or start a business to be eligible for ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +7
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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: You Deserve a Financial Break, $5,000!

    Scholarship Spotlight: You Deserve a Financial Break, $5,000!
    It's that time of year again...FAFSA time! And we know how it is. The paperwork. The collaboration with your parents. The frustration. All to get whatever financial aid you can. Well, FastWeb wants to make your life a little easier. We want to give you a break. A financial break! And we could be giving it to you in the form ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +197
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    Scholarship Essays and How to Handle Them

    Scholarship Essays and How to Handle Them
    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. When the time comes, you'll ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +95
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    Scholarship Spotlight: AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship
    The AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship is available to high school students who will be entering an accredited four - year college or university within 12 months of the deadline. You must be a US citizen to be eligible for this award. To apply you must submit a short personal biography and a 1,200 to 1,500 word essay describing ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Five Scholarship Myths

    Five Scholarship Myths
    I'm about to dispel five widespread myths about winning scholarships. Myths that have, unfortunately, prevented many deserving students from winning money for. By learning the truth behind these myths, you'll gain a better understanding of the essential "rules" of the college scholarships game. MYTH #1: "Only students with high academic achievement win merit scholarships." The Real Story: Scholarships are awarded ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +49
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    NPR Internship

    NPR Internship
    The NPR Internship aims to provide undergraduate and graduate students with the opportunity to explore a career in radio broadcasting and its supporting areas--totaling 41 different areas to intern. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students or students who have graduated within 12 months of applying. [gate] Interns are expected to work 20 to 40 hours a week during an ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +13
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