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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: +16
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated: +5
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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 almost 6 years ago | Rated: +13
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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 over 5 years ago | Rated: +46
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    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 found in the Backgrounder: Athletic Scholarships. Of schools with a NCAA affiliation, only Division I and Division II schools may offer athletic scholarships. Division III schools -- the most prestigious ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +32
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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 almost 4 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Scholarship Scam Red Flags

    Scholarship Scam Red Flags
    Scholarships are a wonderful option for students that would like help paying for school. As with anything good, there are people out there who will take advantage of students’ trust and hopes for the future. As a leading scholarship database, Fastweb screens all of the scholarships available on the site and does not charge anything for its services. There are, however, ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +40
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    Navigate Summer Scholarships

    Navigate Summer Scholarships
    With summer setting in you’re probably thinking of all the things you want to do with your time off. While relaxing, sleeping in, seeing friends and soaking up sun is what you’ve waited for all school year long it’s important to not forget about scholarships and the school year ahead. Here’s some scholarships and ideas on where to look for scholarships ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Scholarships for Writers

    Scholarships for Writers
    The written word is a powerful thing. And those that work to harness that power are often rewarded by scholarship providers. There are plenty of scholarships for writers available to students, whether the interest is in journalism, stories or writing of any other type. But, such scholarship aren't just limited to students with studies related to writing. They are also available ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +138
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    Scholarship Spotlight: "A GPA Isn't Everything" $1,000

    Scholarship Spotlight: "A GPA Isn't Everything" $1,000
    Have a strong extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer record, but a lack luster GPA? If you answered "yes" than this scholarship is for you! This scholarship will award $1,000 to one student who has shown a strong commitment to life outside of class! And the best part? Almost anyone can apply! It's open to all majors and several grade levels. Read more... ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel

    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel
    Curious if people actually win scholarships through Fastweb? They absolutely do and here’s another $40k winner to prove it! Daniel Guerriero, 19, is going into his sophomore year at University of South Carolina who won GotChosen's GotScholarship $40k Give Away. [gate] How many scholarships did you apply for before you won this one? I only applied to a few, around 4 ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +45
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    Scholarship Triathlon Leg Two: Win $2,500

    Scholarship Triathlon Leg Two:  Win $2,500
    Everyone deserves a scholarship, but only one will win the Scholarship Triathlon's 2nd Leg grand prize: Why I Deserve a Scholarship. Starting August 1, 2009, you can upload a 1-3 minute video on why you deserve a scholarship of $2,500. The video with the most votes as of September 7, 2009 will walk away with the grand prize! And there's more! ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +57
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    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: David

    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: David
    Meet David, a 20-year-old from Gaithersburg, MD, and winner of GotChosen’s 40K to Give Away Scholarship. David is currently a junior at Montgomery Community College studying Environmental Science and Policy. David’s father was originally the person who encouraged him to apply for scholarships but he knew his chances would be better the more he applied for. “My dad was a pretty ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

    Painting Your Scholarship Portrait
    Some scholarship applications bring home the bucks—but plenty of others don't. When you put these two groups of applications side by side, the differences are like night and day. What Makes a Winning Application Unsuccessful scholarship applications, more often then not, resembled a laundry list of activities, awards, and accomplishments. Although these credentials were often impressive in and of themselves, reading ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Financial Aid for Hispanic Students

    With the tuition at both public and private colleges skyrocketing, contemplating the total cost of a college degree can be daunting. Luckily there are millions of dollars available in scholarships, grants and other financial aid that you usually don't have to pay back. And if you're Hispanic, there are many scholarships earmarked especially for you. "Once you start doing some research, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Top Winter Scholarships

    Top Winter Scholarships
    Did you hear the news? The infamous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on February 2, also known as Groundhog's Day. You know what that means: six more weeks of winter. But, don't let the news of a longer winter get you down! Warm up and celebrate the snow with these winter-themed scholarships, instead. Note: Many of these scholarships are school-specific, ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +8
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    Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies

    Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies
    What seems like an oxymoron may actually be reality. Colleges are making it difficult, if not impossible, for students to attend school completely free of charge, even if they receive scholarship aid. Often times, schools require students to pay a portion of their tuition bill out of pocket, regardless of the amount a student has been given for financial aid. What’s ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +32
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    FastWeb's Winner Circle: Kathleen from Tennessee

    FastWeb's Winner Circle: Kathleen from Tennessee
    What is the name of the scholarship? And how much did you win? The scholarship was the Janette Ranking Foundation Grant and I won $2,000 per year. What did you use your scholarship money for? I used it for books and buying a computer. How do you stay organized in your scholarship search? I do some research on FastWeb as a ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +97
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    Volunteer & Community Service Scholarships

    Volunteer & Community Service Scholarships
    Giving your time to help those in need is noble. After all, everyone is busy with school, work, family and a social life. But, volunteers make it a priority to reach out and lend a hand - without asking for anything in return. And, though volunteers don't ask for anything in return, it doesn't mean they can't get anything in return. ...
    Published 15 days ago | Rated: +60
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    Second Round Knockout: Survive Round Two of the Scholarship Game

    Second Round Knockout: Survive Round Two of the Scholarship Game
    You feel confident about your scholarship essay. It's a neat, well-written piece. There's a great chance you'll pass the first round and be in contention for the award. What about the second round? Now you're up against applicants who also submitted neat, well-written essays. Now the judges are pickier. These essay errors commonly knockout applicants in the second round: Vaguely Addressing ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +38
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