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    How Scholarships are Judged: An Inside Look

    How Scholarships are Judged: An Inside Look
    Wouldn't it be great to know what scholarship providers look for in an application? Take an inside look at how judges pick their favorites. At First Glance The judges' first evaluation of your application is a quick one—usually only 15 to 30 seconds. Most applications don't get past this quick but important first stage. Give your application one last review ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +112
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    Scholarship Spotlight: The Morality of Profit Global Competition, $20,000

    Scholarship Spotlight: The Morality of Profit Global Competition, $20,000
    The Morality of Profit Global Competition is available to students with an interest in the topic of the morality of profit. Students must submit an essay of no more than 3,000 words that discusses this topic and the questions surrounding it; that elevate the discussion; and that illuminate inflection points in the broader debate by exploring how this tension informs the ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +102
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    Celebrity Scholarships

    Celebrity Scholarships
    Celebrities: you know them well enough that it feels as if they’re actually your friends. What better way to payback super-fans than by paying for their education? Many of these scholarships are renewed annually. If they're not open currently, the applications guidelines are detailed on their respective web sites. Don’t worry! You won’t miss out - Fastweb will send you a ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +100
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    FastWeb's Winner Circle: Kathleen from Tennessee

    FastWeb's Winner Circle: Kathleen from Tennessee
    What is the name of the scholarship? And how much did you win? The scholarship was the Janette Ranking Foundation Grant and I won $2,000 per year. What did you use your scholarship money for? I used it for books and buying a computer. How do you stay organized in your scholarship search? I do some research on FastWeb as a ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +97
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    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 profesionales, de posgrado. Sugerimos que estudiantes también usen el servicio de búsqueda de becas en el sitio de Fastweb. La base de datos de becas de Fastweb incluye nuevos premios ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +96
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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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    Scholarships for Women

    Scholarships for Women
    Scholarships come in all varieties – race, ethnicity and, of course, gender. Many celebrate fierce females by awarding remarkable women in certain fields of study or through various organizations which focus on different aspects, such as women’s studies, the empowerment of women and endowments specifically left to female students. To help better organize your scholarship search, please note that the following ...
    Published 8 months ago | Rated: +93
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    Ace Your Scholarship Interview

    Ace Your Scholarship Interview
    A good interview is vital to your scholarship application. It's an opportunity to supplement your credentials with the kind of impression that can't be put on paper. But for most, interviews are a major source of stress. Keep the anxiety level under control by thinking ahead and following these tips from a scholarship expert. It's a Conversation To keep yourself ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +89
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    Scholarships for Students Short on Time & Money

    Scholarships for Students Short on Time & Money
    Short on time? (Obviously, who isn’t?) Or, perhaps, you just don’t want to fool around with long essays and scholarship applications. Who can blame you? After all, those can be extremely exhausting. It’s an instant gratification culture, and you want to maximize your chances of winning scholarship money – and fast. Moreover, you deserve it. You’re a hard-working student. You study ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +89
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    Scholarships for Your Personality Type

    Scholarships for Your Personality Type
    How do you define yourself? You’re unique and, although you cannot possibly be defined by one personality trait, sometimes one trait is all it takes to qualify for an amazing award. Perhaps even several! Whether you’re an activist, a poet or a social media savant – Fastweb has scholarships suited to your application needs – and many more where those came ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +89
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    Art Scholarships and Internships

    Art Scholarships and Internships
    When students are work hard to develop passions, both inside and outside of the classroom, organizations take notice. That's why not all scholarships are based on academic performance. Alternatively, many seek to reward a student's unique talent — whether it’s athletic, mechanical, art-based, etc. To help connect creative students with increasing scholarship opportunities, the Fastweb database contains an array of art ...
    Published 7 months ago | Rated: +87
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    Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

    Frame My Future Scholarship Contest
    The "Frame My Future" Scholarship Contest is open to full - time undergraduate and graduate students attending a U.S. college or university for the 2012 - 2013 academic year. To enter, you must submit an original creation with one image, in a digital JPEG image format, that expresses what you hope to achieve in your personal and professional life after college. ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +85
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    Scholarships for Dummies: Common Sense Places to Look for Scholarships

    Scholarships for Dummies: Common Sense Places to Look for Scholarships
    The economy is tanking. College tuition costs are rising. And somehow, you have to pay for college. Your only hope in paying for a higher education is with scholarships. Being recognized as a valedictorian is totally out of the question. After taking the SAT three times, your results revealed limited improvement…and weren't even that great to begin with. There is no ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +84
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    Fastweb Winner's Circle: Stephen Nettnin Wins nearly $200k in Scholarships via Fastweb!

    Fastweb Winner's Circle: Stephen Nettnin Wins nearly $200k in Scholarships via Fastweb!
    Stephen Nettnin applied for six scholarships before he found one that stuck. And boy was it a big one! A sophomore at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York, Stephen wasn’t sure he’d win the SMART Scholarship for Service — which he found on Fastweb — when he applied for it. And the process wasn’t an easy one. The application process ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +83
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    Winning Essay Tips: The $500 Mistake, Part II

    Winning Essay Tips: The $500 Mistake, Part II
    Part II of our "what NOT to do" series on winning an essay contests. The Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest drew in 4,000 essays-- about average for a contest of this size. With odds like these, you can’t afford to make even one small mistake in your entry. Remember, the judges will use any excuse they can to disqualify ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +82
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    JAY Z’s Scholars

    JAY Z’s Scholars
    Is there anything this guy can’t do right? His global fame spans from his rapping, record producing, acting, writing and his superstar wife, Beyonce. As if that weren't enough, JAY Z is also a philanthropist who has started a foundation that awards students a brighter future. The opportunities are available through the Shawn Carter Foundation, a charitable organization that was officially ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +80
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    How to Score a Fulbright Scholarship

    How to Score a Fulbright Scholarship
    Whether you dream of studying anthropology in Ghana or business in Germany, one scholarship can make it possible. Recent college graduates, graduate students and doctoral candidates with an interest in international travel and a passion for a field of study should take a look at the Fulbright Student Scholarship. Supported by the U.S. Department of State and administered by the Institute ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +79
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    Scholarships for Writers

    Scholarships for Writers
    The written word is a powerful thing. And those that work to harness that power are often rewarded by scholarship providers. There are plenty of scholarships for writers available to students, whether the interest is in journalism, stories or writing of any other type. But, such scholarship aren't just limited to students with studies related to writing. They are also available ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +79
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    Steer Clear of ID Theft When Applying Online

    Steer Clear of ID Theft When Applying Online
    Ever been in the middle of an application and thought to yourself, "What's going to happen to my information?" You might jot down your name, address, phone number, e-mail address and even your social security number without thinking about it. But with identity theft on the rise, it's important to protect and safeguard your personal information, including when you apply for ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +77
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    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 newsletters, you'll also find out about under-the-radar scholarships you might have never known were available! And, never miss a scholarship you qualify for again! Sign up for our scholarship alerts ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +77
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