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Scholarships for Writers

Scholarships for Writers

The written word is a powerful thing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
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.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
How Not to Lose Your Scholarship

How Not to Lose Your Scholarship

You've won a scholarship--now, keep it.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published May 10, 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
Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 1: False Claims

Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 1: False Claims

Don't be a victim of scholarship scams.

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
FastWeb Announces 140 Character Essay Winner

FastWeb Announces 140 Character Essay Winner

FastWeb announces the 140 character essay winner.

By Adam Starr
Published September 8, 2009
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 February 6, 2017
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
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
Full Tuition Scholarships

Full Tuition Scholarships

Wouldn’t you like to have your tuition paid in full? Talk about no worries!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 12, 2016
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 February 6, 2017
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
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
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
College Athletic Scholarships

College Athletic Scholarships

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

Fastweb Staff
Published December 5, 2016
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 December 1, 2016
Essay Scholarships

Essay Scholarships

Scholarships with essays often have interesting topics which allow you to express your opinion through the written word.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
Scholarship Scam Red Flags

Scholarship Scam Red Flags

The best rule of thumb to follow? If it seems too good to be true, it probably is!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
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
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