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    FastWeb Winner's Circle: Joanne Fernandez Wins $13K in Scholarships via FastWeb!

    FastWeb Winner's Circle: Joanne Fernandez Wins $13K in Scholarships via FastWeb!
    Joanne Fernandez has a fear of student loans. But knowing that her parents couldn’t afford to pay for both college and her dream of going to medical school, Joanne decided to take matters into her own hands. Instead of letting her fear paralyze her, she got on the Internet and started searching for scholarships. FastWeb was the first place she looked. ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +64
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    Ace Your Scholarship Interview

    Ace Your Scholarship Interview
    A good interview is vital to your scholarship application. It's an opportunity to supplement your credentials with the kind of impression that can't be put on paper. But for most, interviews are a major source of stress. Keep the anxiety level under control by thinking ahead and following these tips from a scholarship expert. It's a Conversation To keep yourself ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +88
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    After-Graduation Possibilities: Prestigious International Fellowship Programs

    After-Graduation Possibilities: Prestigious International Fellowship Programs
    Receiving a Fulbright Scholarship sure sounds impressive. If you’re a Rhodes Scholar no one would doubt your academic chops. But what exactly are they? They’re just two of several international grants and fellowships that fund a wide variety of independently-designed projects and advanced academic study abroad for recent college graduates. In other words, you could get paid to study a topic ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +15
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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 5 months ago | Rated: +48
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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. Buick Achievers Scholarship ...
    Published 8 months ago | Rated: +17
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    Community Service Scholarships

    Community Service Scholarships
    Community service scholarships reward you for helping others. It's a nice way of doing well by doing good. In addition to the resources listed below, students who are involved in volunteering and community service should ask whether there are any awards available at the location where they perform their community service. It is quite common for hospitals and nursing homes, veterans ...
    Published 8 months ago | Rated: +35
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    July 4th Shout for Cash Winner Announced!

    July 4th Shout for Cash Winner Announced!
    FastWeb’s Shout for Cash Contest went off with fireworks on July 4th. Nearly 16,000 users logged in for a chance to win $500. In celebration of our freedom of speech and the new FastWeb Discussions channel, FastWeb gave away $500 in our Shout for Cash Contest to one lucky FastWeb user who logged in to www.fastweb.com on July 4th, 2009. The ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +38
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    Art Scholarships and Internships

    Art Scholarships and Internships
    When students are work hard to develop passions, both inside and outside of the classroom, organizations take notice. That's why not all scholarships are based on academic performance. Alternatively, many seek to reward a student's unique talent — whether it’s athletic, mechanical, art-based, etc. To help connect creative students with increasing scholarship opportunities, the Fastweb database contains an array of art ...
    Published 7 months ago | Rated: +84
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    Scholarship Spotlight: The Morality of Profit Global Competition, $20,000

    Scholarship Spotlight: The Morality of Profit Global Competition, $20,000
    The Morality of Profit Global Competition is available to students with an interest in the topic of the morality of profit. Students must submit an essay of no more than 3,000 words that discusses this topic and the questions surrounding it; that elevate the discussion; and that illuminate inflection points in the broader debate by exploring how this tension informs the ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +102
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    Financial Aid for African-American Students

    Financial Aid for African-American Students
    Paying for college is tough. Luckily, many schools and organizations want to encourage access to higher education for African Americans and other minority students. Examples of some of the good financial resources available for African-American students are listed below. Organizational Scholarships Several national African-American organizations have established scholarships specifically to help students finance their college educations. The dollar amounts of the ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +25
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    November is National Scholarship Month!

    November is National Scholarship Month!
    National Scholarship Month The month of November is devoted to raising awareness of the need for scholarship support for postsecondary education. Scholarships help students realize their dreams. (National Scholarship Month was previously celebrated in the month of May from 1998 to 2007. It was switched from May to November in 2008 to coincide with the start of the main scholarship application ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +41
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    Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

    Small Awards Pay Big Dividends
    There's an award listed on your scholarship opportunities page that's a perfect match for you. But applying for it keeps slipping to the bottom of your to-do list. Why the procrastination? It's worth a measly $500. Tuition at an average, public, four-year college costs more than $12,000 per year, so you're not going to bother going after a few hundred ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +61
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    Win $10,000 from Stuck at Prom® for the Best Night of Your Life

    Win $10,000 from Stuck at Prom® for the Best Night of Your Life
    If anything, prom themes set pretty big expectations for just one night – Stairway to the Stars, Paris by Moonlight, Unforgettable. And while picking the perfect dress, posing for photos and partying until 4 a.m. at After Prom has the ingredients for being a wonderful time full of great memories, winning $10,000 for that night just sounds like more fun. For ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +40
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    Winning Essay Tips: The $500 Mistake, Part II

    Winning Essay Tips: The $500 Mistake, Part II
    Part II of our "what NOT to do" series on winning an essay contests. The Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest drew in 4,000 essays-- about average for a contest of this size. With odds like these, you can’t afford to make even one small mistake in your entry. Remember, the judges will use any excuse they can to disqualify ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +82
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    Coca-Cola Awards $3.4 Million in Scholarships. Here's What They Look For.

    Coca-Cola Awards $3.4 Million in Scholarships.  Here's What They Look For.
    Patti Ross, Vice President of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, has been giving away money to students for 10 years. She often says that “scholarship providers aren’t mind readers,” but she’s letting you become one. Ross is dishing out scholarship provider secrets so that you can be a better candidate. Every game needs a strategy, and every building needs a blueprint. In ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +73
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Do Something -- and win $100K! High School, College, Grad, All Majors.

    Scholarship Spotlight: Do Something -- and win $100K! High School, College, Grad, All Majors.
    If community involvement is important to you, then this is YOUR scholarship! The Do Something Awards will offer up grants to five deserving young people out there making a difference. But what sets Do Something apart from other scholarships is that it offers you the opportunity to earn cash for education while helping others and truly making a difference. The Do ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +46
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    Winners Announced for Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest!

    Winners Announced for Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest!
    After 4,000 essays and a long week of deliberations, we have finally selected our two winners of The Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest! The contest asked students to answer the question “What’s the best way a student can manage their money in current economic times?” in 250-350 words. Two awards were given -- one to a student in the ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Financial Aid for Native American Students

    College is a great way to build on your education and advance your career, but paying for it can be stressful. Fortunately, there are lots of financial assistance programs specifically for Native Americans. Eligibility Many Native American scholarships require that you establish eligibility. Eligibility requirements vary depending on the award. Often, you must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Military Scholarships

    Military Scholarships
    As thanks for serving your country, your country wants to help serve your educational needs. Whether your goals are to work in a more civilian industry or to move up in the ranks, there are plenty of educational opportunities awaiting active duty men and women, those honorably discharged, as well as military veterans. To make your academic and career pursuits more ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Summertime Scholarships -- Apply Now

    Summertime Scholarships -- Apply Now
    Summer is the season of sun and sand, but it can also be a season for scholarships. Why is now a good time to apply? Simply put, students have more time to spend on the actual applications. As long as a student is not in summer school, there isn’t homework in addition to a part-time job. This free time enables them ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +13
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