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    College JumpStart Scholarship

    College JumpStart Scholarship
    The College JumpStart Scholarship is available to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and current college students. To be considered for this award, you must be committed to going to school and be able express your goals for getting a higher education. *Deadline:* 10/17/2011 *Website*: College JumpStart Scholarship website
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Student from Kenya Follows Dreams of Helping People

    Student from Kenya Follows Dreams of Helping People
    “I want to help the people of Africa help themselves,” said Caroline in a Kenyan accent. Born and raised in Africa, Caroline came to the U.S. with the hope and a plan to one day help the people of her home town. So why jump continents to help the people she rubs elbows with at home? It’s all part of Caroline’s ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +18
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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 about 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Weird Scholarships, Part 2

    Weird Scholarships, Part 2
    Last year, we highlighted 15 weird scholarships that students can win just for being…well, weird. Now, we’re doing it again! And let’s be honest, everyone is a little weird -- so there could be something here for you. Whether you’re a rough and tough cowboy or just happened to be born with the last name “Zolp,” check out the weirdness now! ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +18
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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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    The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

    The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
    Gen and Kelly Tanabe are considered experts when it comes to college planning. They are the award-winning authors of eleven books on admission and scholarships. The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based, meaning financial need is not considered. Neither is past academic performance such as grades or ACT/SAT test scores, so everyone who enters is on an even playing ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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    STA Travel, Inc. Scholarship

    STA Travel, Inc. Scholarship
    The STA Travel, Inc. Scholarship is available to students currently enrolled at a college or university where transfer credit from an academic program abroad will be applied to your degree. You must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen and be majoring in photography, film, art, travel and tourism, international business, international studies or foreign language to qualify for this award. The ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +18
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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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    Scholarship Spotlight: Compassion and Child Trafficking Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: Compassion and Child Trafficking Essay Contest
    The Compassion and Child Trafficking Essay Contest is open to high school and college students. In order to qualify, applicants must submit an essay on the issues surrounding child trafficking and its implications on society. The essay must also demonstrate applicants' perspectives current and future problems involving child trafficking. The essay contest is divided into two age categories -- those under ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Samsung Techwin America Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Samsung Techwin America Scholarship
    The Samsung Techwin America Scholarship is available to high school students in the United States. Applicants must submit a 300 word essay on whether or not technology is crucial to an oral presentation or just a crutch. A total of 10 $1,000 scholarships will be available to high school students. Deadline: 4/30/2011 Website: Samsung Techwin America Scholarship
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    DoSomething's Battle of the Bands

    DoSomething's Battle of the Bands
    Students across the country are losing their music education programs. Do Something to Save the Music! Join the Battle for the Bands campaign to win a $5,000 scholarship for your school. There are 2 ways to get involved: 1. Create a music video about music ed. with your orchestra, garage band, jazz band, hip hop group, best friend, etc. Include a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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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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    A Free Ride

    Students in Kalamazoo, Michigan, recently learned they could get a free college education. A program called offers students who've spent their entire academic career in Kalamazoo public schools a free ride to any public college or university in Michigan. Anonymous donors interested in furthering economic development set up the scholarship fund. In 2007, 458 students were accepted to receive the Kalamazoo ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 about 2 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Student Makes It Possible To Attend Dream Culinary Institute

    Student Makes It Possible To Attend Dream Culinary Institute
    Her goal is to one day work for Abigail Kirsh, a catering company in the greater New York metropolitan area who awarded her a $2,000 scholarship. In order to get there Nicole knew she wanted to go to the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY. “I really wanted to go to CIA but it’s a very expensive school,” ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Americanism Educational League Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: Americanism Educational League Essay Contest
    The American Educational League Essay Contest is open to all undergraduate students in the U.S. Applicants are asked to write a 2,000 word essay on one of the following topics: death penalty vs. life sentence, national defense vs. international defense, bankruptcy vs. government bailouts and same sex marriage vs. heterosexual marriage. Each essay must also be accompanied by an entry form ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Scholarship Shout-Out: $10,000 Anti-Texting and Driving Scholarship

    Scholarship Shout-Out: $10,000 Anti-Texting and Driving Scholarship
    DoSomething.org states that texting and driving is the cause of between 8 to 11 deaths per day. Another source, Textinganddrivingsafety.com, also reports that drivers who are texting take their eyes off of the road for roughly five seconds, which is the equivalent of an entire football field. With that, text messaging makes a crash 23 times more likely to occur. The ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +17
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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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    Tip to Scholarship Success: Master the Basics

    Patti Ross knows what makes a successful scholarship application. It's not necessarily the intricacies of a scholarship application essay. Rather, it's mastering the basics of applying. Ross highlights the following essentials: Research--know the DEADLINES Personal awareness--take a personal survey Accuracy on application Feedback from others Ross can't stress deadlines enough. Nothing looks worse for an applicant than to turn in their ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +17
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    11 Scholarships on 11/11/11

    11 Scholarships on 11/11/11
    In celebration of today’s palindrome, 11/11/11, as well as National Scholarship Month, we’re highlighting 11 scholarships that you can still apply for this November. The highlighted scholarships range in school year requirements, from age 13 to post-doctoral candidates, and cover a wide spectrum of areas of interest like duck calling, automotives and educational and volunteer travel. There is a scholarship for ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +16
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