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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 ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published June 26, 2009
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 ...

Published September 22, 2010
Go Green & Get Green: Eco & Environmental Scholarships, Internships & Activities

Go Green & Get Green: Eco & Environmental Scholarships, Internships & Activities

What do you do to give back to Mother Earth?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 14, 2016
12 Tips on Winning a Scholarship

12 Tips on Winning a Scholarship

What if you had all the secrets to winning a scholarship? Would you tell the world -- or keep them for yourself? Nationally recognized financial aid and scholarship expert, Mark Kantrowitz, ...

Published January 21, 2011
How Scholarships are Judged: An Inside Look

How Scholarships are Judged: An Inside Look

Ensure that your application impresses the scholarship committee.

By Roxana Hadad
Published May 10, 2016
Art Scholarships and Internships

Art Scholarships and Internships

Find art scholarships to fuel your passion!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 13, 2015
Private School Scholarships for K-12

Private School Scholarships for K-12

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. ...

Mark Kantrowitz
Published February 3, 2010
7 C’s of Winning Scholarships

7 C’s of Winning Scholarships

There are certainly ways to increase your odds of winning scholarships.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 1, 2014
College Athletic Scholarships

College Athletic Scholarships

Find out how to score a scholarship to pursue your collegiate athletic dreams.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 5, 2009
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 ...

Published February 14, 2014
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 ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published May 5, 2014
Scholarships for Writers

Scholarships for Writers

The written word is a powerful thing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 10, 2016
Fastweb's Scholarship Directory

Fastweb's Scholarship Directory

Fastweb's scholarship directory allows you to search scholarships by all sorts of categories!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 30, 2015
Scholarships for Unusual Talents & Hobbies

Scholarships for Unusual Talents & Hobbies

There's a scholarship for just about everything and everyone - even the most offbeat talents and hobbies!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 1, 2016
Scholarship Spotlight: You Deserve a Financial Break, $5,000!

Scholarship Spotlight: You Deserve a Financial Break, $5,000!

It's that time of year again...FAFSA time! And we know how it is. The paperwork. The collaboration with your parents. The frustration. All to get whatever financial aid you can. Well, ...

Published January 25, 2010
10 Scam Warning Signs

10 Scam Warning Signs

These quick tips can help you spot a scam.

Published March 5, 2009
Back to Basics: Scholarships for Everyone

Back to Basics: Scholarships for Everyone

Scholarships 101: Apply early, apply often.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 30, 2012
Five Scholarship Myths

Five Scholarship Myths

Don't let these works of fiction keep you from winning awards.

By Ben Kaplan
Published February 3, 2013
Black Friday Scholarships & Internships

Black Friday Scholarships & Internships

In addition to deals, plenty of retailers offer scholarships, giving away thousands of awards to high school, college and graduate students!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 11, 2015
10 Ways to Make Scholarship Sponsors Love You

10 Ways to Make Scholarship Sponsors Love You

Scholarship sponsors outline ten must haves for any successful application.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published February 5, 2013