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    LGBTQ Community Scholarships

    LGBTQ Community Scholarships
    June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride (LGBT) Pride Month and, in support, Fastweb is working to connect students with educational opportunities that will only further equality for years to come. Such opportunities like scholarships, grants, fellowships and internships available to the LGBTQ community are not just available to students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer, but ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +33
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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 about 7 years ago | Rated: +5
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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 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated: +25
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    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 over 4 years ago | Rate This
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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 over 2 years ago | Rated: +12
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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 almost 2 years ago | Rate This
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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 2 years ago | Rated: +13
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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 over 5 years ago | Rate This
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    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 over 3 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Cut Corners on College Costs

    College costs are going through the roof. The average debt of a student finishing college is almost $20,000. Follow these strategies to reduce the sticker cost of your education. Ask about application fee waivers. The cost of applying to college, taking standardized tests and having those scores sent to schools can add up. If you're strapped for cash, consider asking about ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Bully Project Scholarships

    Bully Project Scholarships
    In the U.S., 160,000 kids stay home every day to avoid being bullied. DoSomething.org is teaming up with a new nationally-released documentary, BULLY, to help teens everywhere tell the world what's really going on in their schools. Take the DoSomething.org Bully Project quiz to tell us how bullying goes down in your school. Want another reason to participate? If you complete ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +13
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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 over 4 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship
    The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas or Missouri. To qualify, students must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in high school or a minimum GPA of 2.7 ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Scholarships for Writers

    Scholarships for Writers
    The written word is a powerful thing. And those that work to harness that power are often rewarded by scholarship providers. There are plenty of scholarships for writers available to students, whether the interest is in journalism, stories or writing of any other type. But, such scholarship aren't just limited to students with studies related to writing. They are also available ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +35
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    Nordstrom Scholarship Program

    Nordstrom Scholarship Program
    Every year, the Nordstrom Scholarship Program seeks to award 40 students with scholarships worth $10,000. [gate] To qualify, students must be high school juniors with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.7 and demonstrate financial need. A regional committee of community leaders interviews each applicant and then helps to select the winners. Once the winners are selected, Nordstrom, along with the ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rate This
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    “Hit the Books” Scholarship

    “Hit the Books” Scholarship
    The "Hit The Books" Scholarship is available to students between the ages of 18 and 25. To be considered, you must submit a maximum 500 - word essay on the importance of education in your life and how the scholarship money will assist you in achieving your goals. [gate] Bonus points will be awarded to students who find a creative way ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Microsoft Scholarship

    Microsoft Scholarship
    The Microsoft Scholarship is available to undergraduate students attending a four - year college or university in the United States, Canada, or Mexico. [gate] To be eligible, you must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be pursuing a degree in computer science; computer engineering; or a related technical discipline such as electrical engineering, math, or physics. Deadline: 2/1/2013 Website: Apply for ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +11
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    Scholarships & Internships for Animal Lovers

    Scholarships & Internships for Animal Lovers
    If you’re into friends of the four-legged variety, there are plenty of scholarships and internships that recognize and reward your passion! It doesn’t matter if your preference is fur, feathers or scales – there are scholarship and internship opportunities to suit every kind of animal lover out there. Fastweb listed them out so you can spend your extra time devoted to ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +32
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    John Lennon Scholarship for Songwriters and Composers

    John Lennon Scholarship for Songwriters and Composers
    The John Lennon Scholarship for Songwriters and Composers is available to students and alumni from select high schools and colleges throughout the United States. [gate] You must submit a recording of an original piece of music with lyrics to be eligible for this award. The contest is open to students between the ages of 17 and 24. Deadline: 4/17/2012 Website: John ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +15
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