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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 5 months ago | Rated: +30
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    Scholarship Providers of the Year Named

    Scholarship Providers of the Year Named
    When Ronald Simon’s company sold its first kitchen cabinet back in 1989, Simon hoped that his business would grow. What he never expected was to put hundreds of underprivileged kids through college. But that’s exactly what happened. Today, Simon’s scholarship organization—the Simon Family Foundation— supports over 300 students throughout the country, spending roughly $32,000 on each, a year. The Foundation was ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    New Study Reveals Popularity in High School is Indicator of Future Success

    New Study Reveals Popularity in High School is Indicator of Future Success
    Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga both admit to being picked on, or deemed “losers,” by the popular crowd in high school. And we all know now how disliked Mark Zuckerberg was during his Harvard days. However, all three have lived out a modern-day Revenge of the Nerds storyline, making millions and claiming celebrity status all over the world. It’s a classic, ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Scholarship Spotlight: AmeriCorps Educational Award $4,725

    Scholarship Spotlight: AmeriCorps Educational Award $4,725
    Want to help those less fortunate than you and earn a scholarship at the same time? AmeriCorps is providing you that opportunity through TechMission Corps! TMC members serve in a 12-month position doing one of the following: • Impact youth through various after-school programs • Mobilize volunteers to help serve under-privileged communities • Serve the community in learning through input and ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +32
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    Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest

    Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest
    The Negative Population Growth Scholarship Essay Contest is open to high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores and juniors. You must submit an essay on the following topic: "Without critical changes, U.S. population is projected to reach 438 million people in less than 40 years. Explain how this projected growth will negatively affect the United States socially, economically and environmentally". Submissions ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +21
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    FastWeb Winner's Circle: Jane Stanley from Indiana

    FastWeb Winner's Circle: Jane Stanley from Indiana
    Wondering who wins the scholarships posted on FastWeb? Students just like you win all the time! FastWeb has scholarships for high school, college, graduate and non-traditional students. Meet our most recent addition to the FastWeb Winner's Circle, Jane Stanley. Jane, a returning graduate student, says she found her scholarship while searching FastWeb for her 20 year old son! Find out how ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +14
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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 over 4 years ago | Rated: -19
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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 about 6 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 5 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 about 5 years ago | Rated: +19
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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 about 1 month ago | Rated: +11
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    Athletic Scholarships on Fastweb

    Athletic Scholarships on Fastweb
    Don't think it's possible to pay for college and continue to play the sport you love? Think again. Athletic scholarships make it possible for student-athletes to pursue their academic and athletic dreams in college -- even if you plan to play on an intramural team instead of the college's official team. Check out these scholarships for student athletes, and get paid ...
    Published about 1 month 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 almost 6 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 over 4 years ago | Rated: +14
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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 over 5 years ago | Rated: +20
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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 over 5 years ago | Rated: -9
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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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    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 over 5 years ago | Rated: -13
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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 about 1 year ago | Rated: +23
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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 over 5 years ago | Rated: +18
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