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Promotional Awards Can Make the Difference

Promotional Awards Can Make the Difference

Many students don’t win scholarships for college — that’s according to a recent FastWeb poll of over 40,000 college students. According to the survey, about 80 percent of respondents have not ...

Published May 18, 2009
A Few Strings Attached: State Retention Programs

A Few Strings Attached: State Retention Programs

How would you like to be rewarded for all those skipped parties, midnight cram sessions (and the good grades they got you) with a scholarship to Hometown U? OK, would you ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published September 3, 2008
Tuition Tax Credits

Tuition Tax Credits

Paying for a college education can be financially taxing. Fortunately, the Treasury Department has set up the Hope Scholarship Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit for students and their families. These credits ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 5, 2008
Scholarship Spotlight: $5K, Open to All Majors! What Would You Do if You Had Cancer?

Scholarship Spotlight: $5K, Open to All Majors! What Would You Do if You Had Cancer?

Name: James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund Provided By: Cancer Monthly, LLC Deadline: February 26, 2010 Type of Award: Scholarship Amount: $5000 Awards Available: Unspecified Website: http://www.cancermonthly.com/scholarship.asp Description: The James "Rhio" ...

Published December 2, 2009
Chicago High School Senior Wins $3 Million in Scholarships

Chicago High School Senior Wins $3 Million in Scholarships

Winning strategies from big scholarship winner, Arianna Alexander.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 25, 2015
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!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 21, 2016
"A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest

"A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest

Apply for the "A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest.

Published January 20, 2011
Scholarship Shout-Out: Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship

Scholarship Shout-Out: Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship

For over 25 years, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation has been fulfilling countless dreams through their generous scholarship opportunities. In total, the Foundation has provided over $51 million in scholarships; and just ...

Published May 20, 2014
Organizing Your Scholarship Search

Organizing Your Scholarship Search

There are a million scholarships out there, so how do you find the right one?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
The Semantics of Making a Winning Scholarship Video

The Semantics of Making a Winning Scholarship Video

Remember the Blair Witch Project? The student-filmed production, found a year after the "disappearance" of the three students who shot the haunting footage, won 11 film awards. Pretty good for amateurs. ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published May 18, 2009
The Art of Letters

The Art of Letters

Your correspondence is judged along with your application.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 31, 2009
The Grammar Guide: Common Errors to Avoid

The Grammar Guide: Common Errors to Avoid

It's easy to make grammatical errors, which is why a handy guide always helps!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
Super-Sized Scholarships by Year

Super-Sized Scholarships by Year

Apply for these enormous awards today whether you're a high school, college or graduate student!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 27, 2016
Big Bang Theory for Your Buck: TV’s First Scholarship

Big Bang Theory for Your Buck: TV’s First Scholarship

Big Bang Theory cast and crew offer scholarship to UCLA students.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 29, 2015
GotScholarship: $40K to Give Away Scholarship

GotScholarship: $40K to Give Away Scholarship

Apply for the GotScholarship: $40K to Give Away Scholarship.

Published December 18, 2012
Fastweb's Winners Circle: Rachel Eve

Fastweb's Winners Circle: Rachel Eve

If you haven’t already heard, Fastweb recently gave away $15,000 in the Take a Shot at $15k photo submission contest in honor of Fastweb’s 15 years online. The idea behind the ...

By Leah Westfall
Published August 5, 2010
Fastweb Winner's Circle: Student Finds a Way to Study What He Loves

Fastweb Winner's Circle: Student Finds a Way to Study What He Loves

Andy, pictured on the left.

By Leah Westfall
Published October 1, 2010
Student from Kenya Follows Dreams of Helping People

Student from Kenya Follows Dreams of Helping People

“I want to help the people of Africa help themselves,” said Caroline in a Kenyan accent. Born and raised in Africa, Caroline came to the U.S. with the hope and a ...

By Leah Westfall
Published May 17, 2011
Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Apply for the Frame My Future Scholarship Contest.

Published January 14, 2011
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 ...

Published July 15, 2014