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Back to Basics: Scholarships for Everyone

Back to Basics: Scholarships for Everyone

Scholarships 101: Apply early, apply often.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 30, 2012
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
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
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
What to Do Once You Have Applied

What to Do Once You Have Applied

Find out what steps to take after you've applied.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 10, 2016
Holiday Scholarships & Internships

Holiday Scholarships & Internships

Santa can relax because this is the only list you need this holiday season!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 30, 2016
Minority Scholarships

Minority Scholarships

In 1976, college campuses looked a lot different than they do today. Over 80% of the students attending college were Caucasian, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Now, ...

Fastweb Staff
Published September 14, 2016
Top Ten Scholarship  Email Etiquette Tips

Top Ten Scholarship Email Etiquette Tips

Email may be a quick way to communicate, but don’t forget your etiquette when emailing with admissions counselors, scholarship sponsors and financial aid officers. Make a good impression with these tips. ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 3, 2009
11 Scholarships on 11/11/11

11 Scholarships on 11/11/11

What can you do to mark 11/11/11? Apply for one of these 11 scholarships with deadlines in November.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published November 10, 2011
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 September 28, 2016
What You Need to Know About Winning Scholarships

What You Need to Know About Winning Scholarships

Find out what you need to know about winning scholarships -- you can do it!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 22, 2012
Patriotic Scholarships

Patriotic Scholarships

Celebrate America with a scholarship!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2016
Scholarship Spotlight: Campus Discovery Scholarship, $5,000

Scholarship Spotlight: Campus Discovery Scholarship, $5,000

The Campus Discovery Scholarship is available to current college students as well as those who have graduated in 2008 or 2009. You must complete a survey and submit an original response ...

Published January 26, 2010
JAY Z’s Scholars

JAY Z’s Scholars

Shawn "JAY Z" Carter and his mother, Gloria Carter, officially started the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation in 2003.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 14, 2013
Sports Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships and Financial Aid for Student Athletes

Sports Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships and Financial Aid for Student Athletes

Approximately 1% to 2% of undergraduate students in Bachelor's degree programs receive athletic scholarships, a total of about $1 billion a year. Additional facts and figures concerning athletic scholarships may be ...

Published February 14, 2014
Upgrade your Essay with an Awesome Outline

Upgrade your Essay with an Awesome Outline

Organizing your essay will help you along the way.

By Ryan Uricks
Published March 4, 2009
Exciting High School Scholarships

Exciting High School Scholarships

Check out these scholarships with huge award amounts for high school students.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 3, 2016
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Want to hear from us? Sign up for Fastweb's newsletters and get our most popular and useful insider advice, tips and awards sent straight to your inbox every week. In our ...

Published July 21, 2009
After-Graduation Possibilities: Prestigious International Fellowship Programs

After-Graduation Possibilities: Prestigious International Fellowship Programs

International grants add to your resume and your life experience.

By Bridget Kulla
Published April 21, 2009
Military Scholarships

Military Scholarships

There are endless opportunities for awaiting active duty men and women, those honorably discharged, military veterans, as well as spouses and children of military service members.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 4, 2016