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Volunteer & Community Service Scholarships

Volunteer & Community Service Scholarships

By giving back to your community, you have the chance to put money toward you college education as well!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 20, 2016
Scholarships & Internships for Animal Lovers

Scholarships & Internships for Animal Lovers

It doesn’t matter if your preference is fur, feathers, scales or all creatures under the sun – there are scholarship and internship opportunities for every kind of animal lover around.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 11, 2016
Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part II

Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part II

Follow these tips to create your own winning scholarship essay!

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 3, 2015
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 ...

By Damon Brown
Published September 3, 2008
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 ...

Published July 8, 2009
Financial Aid for Native American Students

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 ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 3, 2008
Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel

Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel

Daniel Guerriero won a $40k scholarship through Fastweb!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 9, 2013
Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

Small scholarships can make a big difference.

By Stephen Borkowski
Published February 5, 2013
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 ...

Published January 25, 2010
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 ...

Published April 22, 2009
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 ...

By Lauren Bayne Andeson
Published June 29, 2009
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

2010 Stuck at Prom Winners. Photo courtesy of Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest from Duck® Tape.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 9, 2012
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 ...

Mark Kantrowitz
Published November 1, 2010
Scholarships for Everyone in the Family

Scholarships for Everyone in the Family

This Mother’s Day, why not do something nice for mom and apply for a scholarship?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 27, 2015
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 ...

Published December 14, 2009
Beware: Student Scams!

Beware: Student Scams!

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 8, 2015
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 January 19, 2016
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 ...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 14, 2012
Top Winter Scholarships

Top Winter Scholarships

Don't let the news of a longer winter get you down! Warm up and celebrate the snow with these winter-themed scholarships, instead.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 18, 2015
Summertime Scholarships -- Apply Now

Summertime Scholarships -- Apply Now

Apply for these scholarships with summer deadlines.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 25, 2011