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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 1 year ago | Rate This
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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 5 years ago | Rate This
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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 over 5 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 about 2 years ago | Rated: +13
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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 about 3 years ago | Rated: +15
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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 4 years ago | Rated: +7
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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 almost 2 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Cancer Scholarships

    Cancer Scholarships
    Families who are faced with cancer undergo severe physical, psychological and financial strain. Students who are fighting cancer must often interrupt their education and cannot work to save money for college or participate in extracurricular activities. Students who are first diagnosed with cancer while in college should talk with the dean of students and the director of student financial aid at ...
    Published 2 months ago | Rated: +15
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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 about 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 over 1 year ago | Rated: +11
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    Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship

    Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship
    The Healthy Lifestyles Scholarship is open to high school seniors and first-year college students. You must be a citizen of the U.S. or Canada and be under 25 years of age to be eligible for this award. [gate] You must also submit a maximum 1000-word essay on the following topic: "Why is a healthy lifestyle important in school?"; and in under ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +14
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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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    Scholarship Spotlight: Paul Goodman Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: Paul Goodman Essay Contest
    The Paul Goodman Essay Contest, sponsored by Dissent Magazine and JSL Films, is granting one lucky winner a $1,000 cash prize and two runners-up with $250. Applicants must write an essay, 1,000-3,000 words long, on the topic “what is one of the pressing social and political issues of our time, and how would you address it?” Essays should be sent in ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Student Makes It Possible To Attend Dream Culinary Institute

    Student Makes It Possible To Attend Dream Culinary Institute
    Her goal is to one day work for Abigail Kirsh, a catering company in the greater New York metropolitan area who awarded her a $2,000 scholarship. In order to get there Nicole knew she wanted to go to the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in Hyde Park, NY. “I really wanted to go to CIA but it’s a very expensive school,” ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Adult Students in Scholastic Transition "ASIST" Scholarship

    Adult Students in Scholastic Transition "ASIST" Scholarship
    The Adult Students in Scholastic Transition "ASIST" Scholarship is open to non-traditional students who are past high school age and entering college for the first time or students who are re-training. [gate] You must demonstrate financial need, be at least 18 years old, and reside in the boundaries of an Executive Women International (EWI) chapter (a complete list is listed on ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +8
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    Siemens Competition

    Siemens Competition
    The Siemens Competition is available to high school students. Students are encouraged to do research in mathematics, engineering, biological, or physical science. Students, working individually or on a team of two or three, will have the opportunity to present their research to leading scientists in their field. [gate] Three hundred projects are recognized as semifinalists. Regional finalists are awarded a trip ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Youth Free Expression Project

    Youth Free Expression Project
    The Youth Free Expression Project Film Contest is open to filmmakers age 19 and younger who are living in the U.S. or its territories (citizenship not required). To qualify, you must submit an original film of four minutes or less addressing the topic: "You're Reading What?!?" You must discuss a time when parents, a teacher or some other adult was distressed ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Best Buy Scholarship

    Best Buy Scholarship
    The Best Buy Scholarships are available to students in grades nine through twelve, living in the United States or Puerto Rico, who plan to attend college full-time in the fall immediately following high school graduation. [gate] You must demonstrate commitment to and involvement in volunteer efforts in your school and community and/or have a work history to be considered for this ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +5
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    Scholarship Spotlight: New York Education Foundation, $1,500

    Scholarship Spotlight: New York Education Foundation, $1,500
    This is a national scholarship available to graduating high school seniors and first time college freshmen. Applicants must also be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident, plan on attending a two or four year college or university in the U.S., and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale). Awards range from $500-$1,500 and the final award ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Scholarship Spotlight: APHA Get Ready Scholarship, $500

    Scholarship Spotlight: APHA 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. Provided By: American Public Health Association Deadline: April 02, 2010 Type of Award: Scholarship ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +17