Scholarships >> Browse Articles

Browse Scholarships Articles

  • +22

    Winning a Scholarship

    Winning a Scholarship
    One of the most common questions we receive at Fastweb is how to increase your chances of winning a scholarship. To help answer these questions, Mark Kantrowitz, a nationally recognized financial expert, put together a list of tips to help you achieve scholarship search success.[gate] Kantro cautions that many of these tips may sound like common sense but, unfortunately, common sense ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +22
  • +13

    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 over 5 years ago | Rated: +13
  • +14

    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 almost 4 years ago | Rated: +14
  • +7

    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 about 5 years ago | Rated: +7
  • -9

    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 almost 5 years ago | Rated: -9
  • -13

    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 almost 5 years ago | Rated: -13
  • +20

    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 almost 5 years ago | Rated: +20
  • +35

    Scholarship Shout-Out: $10,000 Anti-Texting and Driving Scholarship

    Scholarship Shout-Out: $10,000 Anti-Texting and Driving Scholarship
    DoSomething.org states that texting and driving is the cause of between 8 to 11 deaths per day. Another source, Textinganddrivingsafety.com, also reports that drivers who are texting take their eyes off of the road for roughly five seconds, which is the equivalent of an entire football field. With that, text messaging makes a crash 23 times more likely to occur. The ...
    Published 5 months ago | Rated: +35
  • +18

    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 almost 5 years ago | Rated: +18
  • +19

    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 over 4 years ago | Rated: +19
  • +5

    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 over 7 years ago | Rated: +5
  • +13

    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 almost 3 years ago | Rated: +13
  • +1

    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
  • +25

    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 over 3 years ago | Rated: +25
  • +12

    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 almost 3 years ago | Rated: +12
  • +20

    10 Scholarships for Asian-Pacific American Students

    10 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 7 months ago | Rated: +20
  • Rate

    Scholarship Spotlight: APHA Get Ready Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: APHA Get Ready Scholarship
    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. Provided By: American Public Health Association Deadline: April 02, 2010 Type of Award: Scholarship ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rate This
  • Rate

    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 almost 6 years ago | Rate This
  • +6

    Scholarship Spotlight: DCPS Urban Education Leaders Internship Program

    Scholarship Spotlight: DCPS Urban Education Leaders Internship Program
    The DCPS Urban Education Leaders Internship Program (UELIP) is an intensive multi-disciplinary internship program that runs during the academic school year, administered by the Office of the Chancellor. Organizers are recruiting talented, entrepreneurial and committed interns who would like to explore policy in practice at the local government level, making a difference in the lives of over 45,000 public school students, ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +6
  • +7

    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 over 4 years ago | Rated: +7
Join Fastweb for FREE