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    Athletes and Parents: Find the Right Financial Fit

    Athletes and Parents: Find the Right Financial Fit
    The U.S. economy is, as we all know, on shaky ground. With demands so high and resources often scarce, we often find ourselves torn between the proverbial rock and hard place when it comes to decisions about the best interests of our families and ourselves. When will things begin to turn around? In the longer term, will parents have enough set ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +23
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    Tuition Tax Credits

    Paying for a college education can be financially taxing. Fortunately, the Treasury Department has set up the Hope Scholarship Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit for students and their families. These credits can help soften some of the impact that higher education can have on the family budget. Tax Credits: How Much Can You Save? Unlike scholarships that reduce tuition payments or ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarship
    The Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships are available to students for one academic year of study in another country. This award will help to cover round-trip transportation, tuition, fees, room and board expenses, and some educational supplies. You must also pass a language proficiency exam if your native language is not that of your proposed study country to be considered for this award. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Dave Family “Humor Studies” Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Dave Family “Humor Studies” Scholarship
    The Dave Family "Humor Studies" Scholarship is available to students pursuing humor/laughter studies with the intent of entering the field of applied or therapeutic humor. *Deadline:* December 31, 2010 *Website:* Click here.
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    July 4th Shout for Cash Winner Announced!

    July 4th Shout for Cash Winner Announced!
    FastWeb’s Shout for Cash Contest went off with fireworks on July 4th. Nearly 16,000 users logged in for a chance to win $500. In celebration of our freedom of speech and the new FastWeb Discussions channel, FastWeb gave away $500 in our Shout for Cash Contest to one lucky FastWeb user who logged in to www.fastweb.com on July 4th, 2009. The ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +38
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    Don’t Let Your Scholarship Slip Away

    Don’t Let Your Scholarship Slip Away
    You may be eligible for more awards than you think. The secret is to "type" yourself. Find the maximum number of scholarship opportunities by thinking about who you are and what you do. College Major/Field of InterestIf you're in college, start with your major or academic area. Departments and schools, as well as academic and professional organizations, offer scholarships for students ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Pearson Student Advisory Board Program

    Scholarship Spotlight: Pearson Student Advisory Board Program
    The Pearson Student Advisory Board Program offers students the chance to be a part of critical decision-making discussions at Pearson. Students will also benefit academically with a $1,000 stipend and complimentary copies of Pearson textbooks for college. Additionally, the Pearson Student Advisory Board Program provides many resume-building as well as travel experiences. Applicants are required to have completed at least one ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +16
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    IES Abroad Disability Grant

    IES Abroad Disability Grant
    The IES Abroad Disability Grant is available to students with disabilities who are interested in studying abroad. *Deadline:* Rolling *Website:* www.iesabroad.org
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Financial Aid for Hispanic Students

    With the tuition at both public and private colleges skyrocketing, contemplating the total cost of a college degree can be daunting. Luckily there are millions of dollars available in scholarships, grants and other financial aid that you usually don't have to pay back. And if you're Hispanic, there are many scholarships earmarked especially for you. "Once you start doing some research, ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Lenny Ravich "Shalom" Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Lenny Ravich "Shalom" Scholarship
    The Lenny Ravich "Shalom" Scholarship is available to those whose work in humor therapy demonstrates a commitment to world peace. An essay must also be submitted. *Deadline:* December 31, 2010 *Website:* aath.org
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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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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    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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    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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    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 in the U.S. Cellular Believe in Something Better contest. To enter, qualified applicants who were enrolled in a college or university, of the age of 17 and who lived within ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Military Scholarships

    Military Scholarships
    As thanks for serving your country, your country wants to help serve your educational needs. Whether your goals are to work in a more civilian industry or to move up in the ranks, there are plenty of educational opportunities awaiting active duty men and women, those honorably discharged, as well as military veterans. To make your academic and career pursuits more ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2010

    Scholarship Spotlight: Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2010
    What is your vision for yourself after college? Church Hill Classics and diplomaframe.com want to help you frame your future and attain your dreams. So, show us what your future looks like! WHAT ARE THE PRIZES? $6,000 in Scholarships! We will be awarding $1,000 scholarships to five “success-driven” students! One of these five students (Grand Prize Winner) will also receive a ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +164
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    Promoting Your Video Contest Entry

    Promoting Your Video Contest Entry
    You’ve made your video and it’s finally up — but now you need the votes. Getting them may not be as hard as you think. The key is using existing social networks and encouraging others to pass your video along. It’s called viral marketing and companies are increasing using it for all types of promotions. You can use the same concepts ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Margie Klein “Paper Plate” Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Margie Klein “Paper Plate” Scholarship
    The Margie Klein "Paper Plate" Scholarship is available to those interested in therapeutic humor. An essay must also be submitted. Deadline: December 31, 2010 Website: www.aath.org
    Published over 3 years ago | Rate This
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Josephine de Karman Fellowship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Josephine de Karman Fellowship
    The Josephine de Karman Fellowship is open to all senior undergraduate and Ph.D. candidates who will defend their dissertation by 2012. Applicants must have a clear purpose and display exceptional ability in presenting and defending their thesis. Special consideration will be given to those students whose focus is in the humanities. Studies must be carried out in the U.S. and all ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +15
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    FastWeb's Winner Circle: Johana from California

    What is the name of the scholarship? And how much did you win? The name of the scholarship was Sam Walton Community Scholarship—Wal-Mart Foundation and I won $1,000. When did you apply for the scholarship? And how soon before you heard back? I believe the deadline was in May, and I heard back from them in July—so about two months of ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +43
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