Discover - for college and beyond. Learn More

Scholarships >> Browse Articles

Browse Scholarships Articles

  • +5

    AACT John Kitt Memorial Scholarship

    AACT John Kitt Memorial Scholarship
    The AACT John Kitt Memorial Scholarship is available to sophomore, junior, and senior students who have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology. [gate] To be eligible, you must be majoring in food science, chemical science, biological science, or a related field at an accredited four-year college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Deadline: 4/12/13 Website: AACT John Kitt Memorial ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +5
  • +5

    AFSA High School Essay Contest

    AFSA High School Essay Contest
    The AFSA High School Essay Contest is open to all high school students. [gate] In order to apply, you must submit a 1,000 to 1,250 word essay. The essay should focus on you imagining that you are a U.S. Ambassador, explaining what you as a diplomat would do, using the resources available to you as Ambassador, to improve the relations between ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +5
  • +5

    Discus Awards College Scholarship

    Discus Awards College Scholarship
    The Discus Awards College Scholarship is available to high school students planning to attend college. You must choose three areas from the categories on the Web site and provide evidence of your excellence in each, then post the information on the Web site. You must be nominated to qualify for this award. Self-nominations are also accepted. *Deadline:* Rolling *Website:* www.discusawards.com ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +5
  • +5

    Scholarship Spotlight: Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Scholarship
    The Apprentice Ecologist Initiative Scholarship is open to young people interested in protecting wildlife and the environment. The initiative seeks to elevate young people into leadership roles by engaging them in environmental cleanup projects, empower volunteers to rebuild the environmental and social well- being of our communities, and improve local living conditions for both citizens and wildlife. A $500 scholarship will ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +5
  • +5

    Scholarship Criteria Fails to Represent the "Real" You

    I’ve been thinking lately about scholarships. It could be that we’ll be financing three college educations next fall and the need for scholarships has increased exponentially. As I search through FastWeb, it seems there are scholarships of every imaginable kind. Some require a great deal of time and energy to complete the application process and others only require a few simple ...
    Published about 7 years ago | Rated: +5
  • +4

    Scholarship Spotlight: East Villagers Service Scholar Essay and Art Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: East Villagers Service Scholar Essay and Art Contest
    The East Villagers Service Scholar Essay and Art Contest is available to students in the U.S. and Canada who have completed at least five hours of community service. You must respond to one of three essay prompts; or submit a work of fine art, digital art, photography, or video that inspires service or captures an inspirational moment of service. *Deadline:* May ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    Scholarships for Private K-12 Schools

    Scholarships for Private K-12 Schools
    Fastweb is well-known as a source of information about college scholarships, so it's not surprising that families turn to Fastweb for information about paying for private elementary, middle and secondary schools. The main sources of money for private schools are scholarships, loans and tuition installment plans. Scholarships for private schools are often called voucher programs. Families can also save tax-free for ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    Change in Higher Education

    Change in Higher Education
    Obviously, the economy is President elect Barack Obama's main focus as he takes the reigns from Bush in January. However, let's not forget that Obama has many other initiatives he hopes to tackle during his presidency. If you haven't heard by now, Obama wants to make college more affordable for all Americans and his plans to do so will soon affect ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    Financial Aid for Native American Students

    College is a great way to build on your education and advance your career, but paying for it can be stressful. Fortunately, there are lots of financial assistance programs specifically for Native Americans. Eligibility Many Native American scholarships require that you establish eligibility. Eligibility requirements vary depending on the award. Often, you must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    Scholarship Spotlight: Compassion and the Imprisoned Child Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: Compassion and the Imprisoned Child Essay Contest
    According to the United Nations, over one million children worldwide are living in prison without any legal assistance or possibility of a fair trial. This essay contest, provided by Oakseed Ministries, is part of their efforts to raise awareness about the problem of imprisoned children worldwide. The yearlong project will end at the Annual Day of Prayer for Children at High ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

    American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest
    The National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. [gate] You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. A complete list ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    Burger King Scholars Program

    Burger King Scholars Program
    The Burger King Scholars Program is open to graduating high school seniors in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.[gate] To be eligible, you must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and plan to enroll in a two- or four-year college, university, or vocational school. Deadline: 1/10/13 Website: Burger King Scholars Program.
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    “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 2013 - 2014 academic year. [gate] 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. Some ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    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
  • +4

    Best Buy Scholarship

    Best Buy Scholarship
    The Best Buy Scholarships are available to students in grades nine through twelve, living in the United States or Puerto Rico, who plan to attend college full-time in the fall immediately following high school graduation. [gate] You must demonstrate commitment to and involvement in volunteer efforts in your school and community and/or have a work history to be considered for this ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    Scholarship Providers of the Year Named

    Scholarship Providers of the Year Named
    When Ronald Simon’s company sold its first kitchen cabinet back in 1989, Simon hoped that his business would grow. What he never expected was to put hundreds of underprivileged kids through college. But that’s exactly what happened. Today, Simon’s scholarship organization—the Simon Family Foundation— supports over 300 students throughout the country, spending roughly $32,000 on each, a year. The Foundation was ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    Minority Access Internship Program

    Minority Access Internship Program
    The Minority Access Internship Program is available to all undergraduate and graduate students.[gate] You must be a U.S. citizen, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have completed at least your undergraduate freshman year. This program is intended to offer students experience in diversity and scope of career opportunities available in the federal government and other participating entities. All students are encouraged ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +4
  • +4

    Scholarship Spotlight: NRA Civil Rights Defense Funds Youth Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: NRA Civil Rights Defense Funds Youth Essay Contest
    The National Rifle Association Civil Rights Defense Fund Youth Essay Contest is open to students in grades kindergarten through 12. To be eligible, you must submit an essay of about 1,000 words on the following topic: “The Second Amendment to the Constitution: Why it is important to our nation.” Homeschooled students may apply. See the website for more details on how ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +4
  • +3

    Heroes' Legacy Scholarship

    Heroes' Legacy Scholarship
    The Heroes' Legacy Scholarship is available to full-time students who are the dependent children of those who have died or have become disabled through their active military service since September 11, 2001. [gate] You must be unmarried and under the age of 23 to be eligible for this award. A minimum 2.5 GPA and a 500-word essay are also required. Deadline: ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Cut Corners on College Costs

    College costs are going through the roof. The average debt of a student finishing college is almost $20,000. Follow these strategies to reduce the sticker cost of your education. Ask about application fee waivers. The cost of applying to college, taking standardized tests and having those scores sent to schools can add up. If you're strapped for cash, consider asking about ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +3
Join Fastweb for FREE