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    Scholarship Spotlight: Engineer Girl! Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: Engineer Girl! Essay Contest
    The 2011 Engineer Girl! Essay Contest is available to boys and girls in 9th-12th grade. In no more than 1500 words, describe an item that is used for disaster relief. Explain how it works. Point out key elements of the design and why it was designed that way. Describe how different types of engineers (e.g. civil, mechanical, electrical, etc.) might have ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: -19
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    Spring Into Your Scholarship Search

    Spring Into Your Scholarship Search
    The arrival of spring brings renewal to mind. It’s the perfect time to refresh your mind and begin to refocus on your scholarship search! Fastweb’s scholarship search best practices articles include everything you need: from winning advice for constructing your scholarship essays and applications to perfecting your search methods. The following article guide lists everything you need to rev up your ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +30
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    Get to Know the Scholarship Provider

    Patti Ross has been working as the Vice President of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation for 15 years. She also partners with FastWeb by providing insightful knowledge to students searching for scholarships as well as serving on the FastWeb Advisory Board to ensure that FastWeb is delivering the best product possible. As a guidance counselor, Ross' advice can benefit you as you ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship $10,000

    Scholarship Spotlight: Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship $10,000
    The Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship is open to college bound, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate male students in all areas of study, who have lost their mother and have either lost their father, or does not have a father available to him. You must be seeking to further your education, wanting to do volunteer work, or start a business to be eligible for ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Edison Scholars Program

    Scholarship Spotlight: Edison Scholars Program
    The Edison Scholars Program is open to high school students with a GPA of 2.8 or higher. Students must be planning to attend an accredited four-year institution of higher learning and major in one of the following areas: math, physics, chemistry, engineering (electrical, computer, chemical or mechanical), materials science or computer science/information systems. Edison Scholars will receive a $2,500 scholarship award ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Video Contest, $5,000 in Prizes

    Scholarship Spotlight: Video Contest, $5,000 in Prizes
    The Swackhamer Video Contest is open to students of all ages. To be eligible for this award, you must submit a video of no more than three minutes on the topic "Avoiding Catastrophe: Changing Our Modes of Thinking". Your video must answer the two questions that are listed on the sponsor's site. Find Out More... Name: Swackhamer Video Contest Provided By: ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: -9
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

    Scholarship Spotlight: Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship, $1,000
    The Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship is available to full- time undergraduate students pursuing post- secondary study. You must submit a 750- word essay answering the question, "What does the phrase 'The American Dream' mean to you and how do you embody 'The American Dream'? A 500- word personal statement, two letters of recommendation, and a copy of your academic transcript are ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +20
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Get Ready Scholarship, $500

    Scholarship Spotlight: Get Ready Scholarship, $500
    The APHA Get Ready Scholarship is available to high school seniors, undergraduate, and graduate students. To be eligible for this award you must write an essay between 500 to 750 words describing the importance of emergency preparedness by incorporating the themes listed on the sponsor's Web site. Name: APHA Get Ready Scholarship Provided By: American Public Health Association Deadline: April 02, ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: -13
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    The Grammar Guide: Common Errors to Avoid

    The Grammar Guide: Common Errors to Avoid
    No matter how confident you may be in your writing skills, it’s easy to make mistakes on these common grammatical errors. These mistakes are considered red flags on papers, scholarship application and admissions essays - not to mention, resumes, cover letters and other forms of professional correspondence. What's the big deal? Professors, scholarship providers and admissions officers consider such mistakes to ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +45
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    Fastweb Winner Circle: Marci from Iowa

    Fastweb Winner Circle: Marci from Iowa
    Marci Clark, who recently returned to school to pursue a double major in public relations and journalism, will have a little help with tuition this semester. Clark, 34, recently won $500 in the U.S. Cellular Believe in Something Better contest. To enter, qualified applicants who were enrolled in a college or university, of the age of 17 and who lived within ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +19
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    Teens for Jeans Scholarship from DoSomething.org

    Teens for Jeans Scholarship from DoSomething.org
    1 in 3 homeless people in the U.S. is under the age of 18. This January, DoSomething.org has launched the 5th annual Teens for Jeans campaign which mobilizes teens to collect jeans to donate to homeless teens across the country. Collect your gently worn jeans, any brand, and drop them off at an Aéropostale store. Need another reason to participate? Two ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +13
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    The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

    The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship
    Gen and Kelly Tanabe are considered experts when it comes to college planning. They are the award-winning authors of eleven books on admission and scholarships. The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based, meaning financial need is not considered. Neither is past academic performance such as grades or ACT/SAT test scores, so everyone who enters is on an even playing ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Scholarships for Asian-Pacific American Students

    Scholarships for Asian-Pacific American Students
    May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, which means it’s the perfect time to honor and celebrate Asian and Pacific Islanders within the United States! In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Fastweb is celebrating students with Asian-Pacific heritage with the following list of scholarships, all of which celebrate the value of a student’s diverse background. To help better organize your ...
    Published 12 months ago | Rated: +23
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    Get Paid for Your Degree: Teaching Assistantships

    Get Paid for Your Degree: Teaching Assistantships
    What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “work your way through school?” Waiting tables? Working the night shift? What about standing in front of a roomful of freshman students teaching course material? Many university graduate programs offer the opportunity to become a graduate teaching assistant (TA). A TA position offers many benefits, including relief from paying full tuition and ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Scholarship Criteria Fails to Represent the "Real" You

    I’ve been thinking lately about scholarships. It could be that we’ll be financing three college educations next fall and the need for scholarships has increased exponentially. As I search through FastWeb, it seems there are scholarships of every imaginable kind. Some require a great deal of time and energy to complete the application process and others only require a few simple ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Scholarship Shout-Out: Tylenol Scholarship

    Scholarship Shout-Out: Tylenol Scholarship
    Since 1879, Tylenol has been providing treatment and support in an effort to bring relief to millions of people around the world as they’ve faced illness; and for the past 23 years, they have been committed to students who are working to pursue a career dedicated to doing the same. Through the Tylenol Future Care Scholarship, Tylenol has provided over $8.9 ...
    Published 12 months ago | Rated: +29
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    Scholarship Spotlight: 2400 Expert National Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: 2400 Expert National Scholarship
    The 2400 Expert National Scholarship is open to all high school students who plan to enroll in an accredited four-year college or university. Three scholarships will be awarded: $600 for first place, $500 for second place and $300 for third place. To qualify, applicants must be a freshmen, sophomore, junior or senior in the U.S. In addition to completing an application, ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +25
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    New Changes on Fastweb: the Status Dropdown

    New Changes on Fastweb: the Status Dropdown
    At Fastweb, our mission is to help students win scholarships to pay for school. We put a great deal of effort into making sure our database is the largest, most comprehensive online scholarship database, but we also strive to find ways to make the scholarship search simpler, in general. That’s why we’re so excited to introduce our newest feature – the ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +12
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    The Fountainhead $10,000 Essay Contest

    The Fountainhead  $10,000 Essay Contest
    Are you familiar with Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead? If not, read up on it and enter this scholarship essay contest for your shot at $10,000. Ayn Rand was a novelist and philosopher. She is known for her invention of a philosophical system she called Objectivism. Ayn Rand’s novels are intellectually stimulating and reading and writing about them, according to the website, ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Don’t Let Your Scholarship Slip Away

    Don’t Let Your Scholarship Slip Away
    You may be eligible for more awards than you think. The secret is to "type" yourself. Find the maximum number of scholarship opportunities by thinking about who you are and what you do. College Major/Field of InterestIf you're in college, start with your major or academic area. Departments and schools, as well as academic and professional organizations, offer scholarships for students ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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