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    Honors Scholarships

    Honors Scholarships
    While a plethora of scholarships exist to award students based on ethnic background, extracurricular activity and athletics, some students want to be noticed for the hard work they’ve done in the classroom. Whether it’s by joining an honor society or ranking first in the class, an honors scholarship not only recognizes that achievement but also awards it. As an honors scholarship ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +150
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    Quick & Easy Scholarships

    Quick & Easy Scholarships
    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 2 days ago | Rated: +243
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    The $1 Million Question: How to Win an Essay Contest

    The $1 Million Question: How to Win an Essay Contest
    With more than $1 million in essay scholarships in the Fastweb database, suddenly learning to put your thoughts on paper is more important than ever. The personal essay may be the hardest part of your scholarship application. But if done well, it will give you the edge over your competition. It's where the "real you" can shine through. If you find ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +355
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    Super High School Scholarships

    Super High School Scholarships
    High school is filled with some of life’s greatest moments, but also can be very stressful. You get to attend prom but, then again, there are college applications. Graduation is near but, unfortunately, you also had to take your SATs and ACTs. Wouldn't a scholarship to help pay for your college career help dim the not-so-savory memories? We think so. At ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +123
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    Summer Scholarships

    Summer Scholarships
    Fun in the sun. Being outside with friends. The 4th of July, swimming at the lake and eating more ice cream than you ever thought imaginable. These are just some of the many summer activities people enjoy – and get scholarships for, too. So, why shouldn't you? Below is a list of summer-themed scholarships for you to peruse and apply for ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +86
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    Brand Name Scholarships & Internships

    Brand Name Scholarships & Internships
    Did you know most of your favorite brands offer scholarship and internship opportunities? It’s true - you can let your favorite brands help you pay for school or apply for an internship with a brand you already know and love! Fastweb’s wide array of brand name opportunities allows students from all fields of study to find big brand scholarships and internships. ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +142
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    Scholarships for Average Students

    Scholarships for Average Students
    Ordinary students often ask whether there are any scholarships available to students who don't have an A average. This page lists some scholarships for average students. Although these scholarships don't require a high GPA, they do require excellence in a non-academic area. Every scholarship sponsor is trying to find the students that best fulfill their selection criteria. If the selection criteria ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +260
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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 2 years ago | Rated: +85
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    FastWeb Announces 140 Character Essay Winner

    FastWeb Announces 140 Character Essay Winner
    FastWeb is happy to announce the winner of the Leg I of our Scholarship Triathlon’s world’s shortest essay contest. Our criteria: write a “nano-essay” not to exceed a standard tweet-length of 140 characters on one of the following topics: • The best way you have used technology to your advantage in school in the past year. • How do you think ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +221
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    Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 1: False Claims

    Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 1: False Claims
    Wow! You just got a letter from a company saying they'll find scholarships for you. What a great deal! After all, who has time to research scholarship opportunities? But be careful — there are a lot of scholarship search scams out there. Watch for these crooked claims and make sure you're not being taken for a ride: "For a small fee, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +321
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    Michael Jackson’s $300 Million Legacy

    Michael Jackson’s $300 Million Legacy
    Michael Jackson died Thursday after going into cardiac arrest, at the age of 50. While no one disputes he was the King of Pop, what you may not have known is that he was a big philanthropist — to the tune of $300 million -- to various charities. And a chunk of that went to scholarships. In fact, in the Millennium-Issue ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +536
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    Photography and Film Scholarships and Internships

    Photography and Film Scholarships and Internships
    Do you have the photography bug? On the other hand, perhaps, moving pictures are your passion. Do you love shooting at every angle and capturing every moment? If you answered yes, then keep reading because these scholarships are seriously right up your alley! Whether you’re interested in photography or film-making as a hobby or seriously taking it on as a part ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +83
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    First Generation Scholarships for Students

    First Generation Scholarships for Students
    As a first-generation college student, attending college isn’t just a big milestone for you. Rather, it’s a huge step for your entire family. Colleges and universities across the country recognize this achievement with scholarships for first generation students. To help first generation students get their foot in the door, Fastweb has filled its database with scholarships specifically targeted to first generation ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +33
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    Scholarships to Apply for NOW!

    Scholarships to Apply for NOW!
    Heading back to school? While that means you’re going to encounter great new courses, classmates and experiences, you’re also going to start getting larger-than-life tuition bills. It’s pretty difficult to handle those bills as a college or graduate student. But, what if it were possible to alleviate the anxiety with a simple solution? Good news – there’s a simple and effective ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +83
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    How Not to Lose Your Scholarship

    How Not to Lose Your Scholarship
    Winning scholarships is hard work, but the work doesn't end after the check is cut. Find out about the policies surrounding your award so you can keep your scholarship. Renewable Scholarships The first question you need to ask is whether or not your scholarship is renewable. Renewable awards can be extended beyond the initial award year—in some cases, for your entire ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +124
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    Green Scholarships, Internships & Activities

    Green Scholarships, Internships & Activities
    It's not easy being green, but plenty of students still manage, treating every day as if it's Earth Day. Did you know that a passion for going green can become a way to pay for school? It's true! Many students are rewarded for their efforts with awards. In celebration of Earth Day, we've outlined environmental, Eco-friendly scholarships, green grants and internship ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +52
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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 over 2 years ago | Rated: +117
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    Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships

    Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships
    Prestigious scholarships are among the most well-known and most generous scholarships, but are also the most competitive. They are national or international in scope. Winning one of these awards marks you with a stamp of excellence that can open doors. Some of these awards require nomination by the student's school and do not accept applications directly from students. Jack Kent Cooke ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +19
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    The Latest & Greatest Scholarships for Grad Students

    The Latest & Greatest Scholarships for Grad Students
    So you’re a grad student. You may know a whole lot but did you know it’s not too late to get help paying for school? These programs are impressive, prestigious and will give you bragging rights when it comes to your academics (not that you don’t have them already). Obtaining one (or more) basically gives you the freedom to study your ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +67
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    Be Smart in Finding Scholarships this Summer

    Be Smart in Finding Scholarships this Summer
    So you thought that applying for colleges was the only time-consuming obligation necessary to finding the perfect school. Then you start talking finances with your parents and learn that you need more money to get to that dream school. Well, scholarship season is enough to smack you to your senses and yearn for the "early days" of the collegiate Common Application. ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +141
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