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    Seeking Your Scholarship Letter of Recommendation

    Seeking Your Scholarship Letter of Recommendation
    Your scholarship application is complete. All that's left is your letter of recommendation. Your work is done, right? Actually, no. Even though you don't write the letter, you're responsible for making sure it gets written. And there's a lot you can do to ensure it's the best letter possible. Who Should Recommend You? The best recommendations come from people who ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +31
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    Hospitality Business Scholarships & Internships

    Hospitality Business Scholarships & Internships
    Service with a smile. It’s a lot easier than it sounds, isn’t it? That’s why providing great service takes talent, hard work and dedication. As a hospitality business major, you know how difficult this work can be, but you do it. And you not only do it - you do it well. Scholarship providers recognize this – especially those within the ...
    Published 4 months ago | Rated: +31
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    Humongous High School Scholarships

    Humongous High School Scholarships
    College is an exciting time and you have a whole lot to look forward to! One downside, however, is tuition payments. Wouldn't a crazy-huge scholarship help cover the worry of paying for college? We think so. In fact, we know so. At the very least, it would start college off with a bang! The following awards fall under this category, rewarding ...
    Published 11 days ago | Rated: +31
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    Single Parent Scholarships

    Single Parent Scholarships
    Single parents comprise a large fraction of returning and non-traditional students. On top of working and parenting, single parents are stretching themselves even further to attain a higher education that leads to a better lifestyle for their entire family. Fastweb recognizes this commitment and challenge by providing these returning and non-traditional students with single parent scholarships. Our database contains many single ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +30
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    Spring Into Your Scholarship Search

    Spring Into Your Scholarship Search
    The arrival of spring brings renewal to mind. It’s the perfect time to refresh your mind and begin to refocus on your scholarship search! Fastweb’s scholarship search best practices articles include everything you need: from winning advice for constructing your scholarship essays and applications to perfecting your search methods. The following article guide lists everything you need to rev up your ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +30
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    Massive Scholarships for College Students

    Massive Scholarships for College Students
    As a college student, you know how expensive paying for school can be. But, scholarship providers are ready to help! It’s a common misconception amongst college students that scholarships are only for high school students but that’s simply not true. In fact, many college scholarships have award amounts that exceed what most students would ever dream of achieving! Check out the ...
    Published 11 days ago | Rated: +30
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    Scholarships for Unusual Talent

    Scholarships for Unusual Talent
    Shaquille O'Neal earned a basketball scholarship to Louisiana State University. The 2005 Nobel Prize Winner in physics, John L. Hall, won a science scholarship to Carnegie Mellon University. But you don't have to be a basketball star or science wiz to win money for college. Scholarships designed for students with unique talents can help fund your degree.RodeoWhether you're a barrel racer ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +29
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    Cancer Scholarships

    Cancer Scholarships
    Families who are faced with cancer undergo severe physical, psychological and financial strain. Students who are fighting cancer must often interrupt their education and cannot work to save money for college or participate in extracurricular activities. Students who are first diagnosed with cancer while in college should talk with the dean of students and the director of student financial aid at ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +29
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    Culinary Arts Scholarships

    Culinary Arts Scholarships
    It doesn't take a professional chef to know that creating the perfect dish is both a science and an art. As a student of the culinary arts or a related field, you surely already know this. But did you know that scholarship providers recognize this, too? It's a great thing because specialty schools can be quite expensive! We're listing some of ...
    Published 4 months ago | Rated: +29
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    Business-Related Scholarships & Internships

    Business-Related Scholarships & Internships
    Business - and all it encompasses - is at the heart of the American economy. It's how we're able to, not only sustain a wonderful lifestyle in America, but remain competitive within the global marketplace. Students studying business already know this, and what's coming next. Which is exactly why scholarship providers want to help them with the means to pay for ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +29
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    Scholarship Shout-Out: Tylenol Scholarship

    Scholarship Shout-Out: Tylenol Scholarship
    Since 1879, Tylenol has been providing treatment and support in an effort to bring relief to millions of people around the world as they’ve faced illness; and for the past 23 years, they have been committed to students who are working to pursue a career dedicated to doing the same. Through the Tylenol Future Care Scholarship, Tylenol has provided over $8.9 ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +29
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    Promotional Awards Can Make the Difference

    Promotional Awards Can Make the Difference
    Many students don’t win scholarships for college — that’s according to a recent FastWeb poll of over 40,000 college students. According to the survey, about 80 percent of respondents have not received a single scholarship. While it seems that the overachievers eventually get cash from somewhere — be it their school or an independent scholarship donor — the “B” and “C” ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +29
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    Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

    Painting Your Scholarship Portrait
    Some scholarship applications bring home the bucks—but plenty of others don't. When you put these two groups of applications side by side, the differences are like night and day. What Makes a Winning Application Unsuccessful scholarship applications, more often then not, resembled a laundry list of activities, awards, and accomplishments. Although these credentials were often impressive in and of themselves, reading ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Minority Scholarships

    Minority Scholarships
    In 1976, college campuses looked a lot different than they do today. Over 80% of the students attending college were Caucasian, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Now, however, the NCES reports that minorities comprise over 33% of the number of students enrolled in college—that’s more than double the amount that were attending 30 years ago. This percentage ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Non-Traditional, Adult & Returning Student Scholarships & Internships

    Non-Traditional, Adult & Returning Student Scholarships & Internships
    Obtaining an education is one of the greatest achievements a person can accomplish. That’s why it’s not unusual for students, after putting their education on hold for whatever reason, decide to return to school to complete their education. The good news is that scholarship providers recognize this and offer scholarships specifically to such students, because returning to school is an accomplishment ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +28
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    Scholarship Spotlight: "A GPA Isn't Everything" $1,000

    Scholarship Spotlight: "A GPA Isn't Everything" $1,000
    Have a strong extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer record, but a lack luster GPA? If you answered "yes" than this scholarship is for you! This scholarship will award $1,000 to one student who has shown a strong commitment to life outside of class! And the best part? Almost anyone can apply! It's open to all majors and several grade levels. Read more... ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Gigantic Awards for Grad Students

    Gigantic Awards for Grad Students
    Graduate school is expensive, but did you know there are plenty of scholarship providers out there ready to assist graduate students with tuition payments through scholarships, fellowships and grants? It’s true! There are countless graduate school fellowships, grants and scholarships available to Fastweb members, many of which with amounts that will make your jaw drop. Check out the following awards for ...
    Published 11 days ago | Rated: +28
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    Summertime Scholarships to Apply for Now

    Summertime Scholarships to Apply for Now
    Summer is a time to relax, but it's also a great time to uncover some financial aid, if you know where to look. FastWeb has highlighted a few summer-themed scholarships that are open now (or will be soon) that you can work on while taking breaks from your beach reading. You may not be eligible for all scholarships. FastWeb recommends that ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +27
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    Lights, Camera, Action: Tips to Make a Great Web Video

    Lights, Camera, Action: Tips to Make a Great Web Video
    Do you sometimes watch a video on YouTube and think that you could do much better? Making a web video is simple and can be a lot of fun. What's more, video contests can help you win scholarship bucks and extra cash for school. With a regular camcorder (or most digital cameras) and your computer, you can make a great web ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +27
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    It Takes Two Scholarships or More

    It Takes Two Scholarships or More
    Sometimes two is better than one. Get your friends together and learn more about scholarships that are group efforts. Scholarship competitions that allow you to work with partners can be a great way for you and your friends to earn money for college. Each person in your group contributes his or her talents and together you may win a scholarship you ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +26
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