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The $1 Million Question: How to Win an Essay Contest

The $1 Million Question: How to Win an Essay Contest

Writing a winning essay isn't hard--just follow these tips.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published October 1, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: National Peace Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: National Peace Essay Contest

The National Peace Essay Contest is open to students in grades nine through twelve. You must be attending a public, private, or parochial school or participate in a high school correspondence ...

Published December 20, 2010
Human Rights Watch Undergraduate Internship

Human Rights Watch Undergraduate Internship

Apply for the Human Rights Watch Undergraduate Internship.

Published December 30, 2010
Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

Small scholarships can make a big difference.

By Stephen Borkowski
Published February 5, 2013
Scholarships for Dummies: Common Sense Places to Look for Scholarships

Scholarships for Dummies: Common Sense Places to Look for Scholarships

Score a scolarship for being athletic, artistic, or wacky.

By Kathryn Knight
Published February 5, 2013
Scholarship Spotlight: AT&T Career Development Programs

Scholarship Spotlight: AT&T Career Development Programs

AT&T Career Development Programs are open to college students as opportunities to combine the work and academic experiences. Positions are available in leadership, financial leadership, retail sales, business sales, network engineering, ...

Published January 14, 2011
After-Graduation Possibilities: Prestigious International Fellowship Programs

After-Graduation Possibilities: Prestigious International Fellowship Programs

International grants add to your resume and your life experience.

By Bridget Kulla
Published April 21, 2009
Scholarship Spotlight: Project on Government Oversight Fellowship

Scholarship Spotlight: Project on Government Oversight Fellowship

The Project On Government Oversight Fellowship is open to students who are interested in working toward protecting the public interest. Fellows will investigate government subservience to special interests, conduct research, and ...

Published December 20, 2010
FastWeb's Winner Circle: Kathleen from Tennessee

FastWeb's Winner Circle: Kathleen from Tennessee

You could be the next member featured in the FastWeb Winner's Circle. E-mail FastWeb at info@fastweb.com if you've won a scholarship you found on our site.

Published August 31, 2009
Scholarship Spotlight: Google Global Science Fair 2011

Scholarship Spotlight: Google Global Science Fair 2011

The Google Global Science Fair 2011 is open to students between the ages of 13 and 18. You, or your team of two or three, must create either a two-minute video ...

Published January 20, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition

Scholarship Spotlight: Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition

The Young Epidemiology Scholars (YES) Competition is available to high school juniors and seniors. You must conduct an original research project that investigates the many behavioral, biological, environmental, and social factors ...

Published December 16, 2010
Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 2: Fraud

Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 2: Fraud

Protect yourself and your wallet. Be able to identify scholarship scams.

Published April 21, 2009
College Athletic Scholarships

College Athletic Scholarships

Find out how to score a scholarship to pursue your collegiate athletic dreams.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 5, 2009
Mystery Donor Gives $76 Million to Colleges for Scholarships

Mystery Donor Gives $76 Million to Colleges for Scholarships

No one knows for sure why the specific schools were chosen, but there are some similarities.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published May 12, 2009
Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Apply for the Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship.

Published December 3, 2010
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
Scholarship Triathlon Leg Two:  Win $2,500

Scholarship Triathlon Leg Two: Win $2,500

Everyone deserves a scholarship, but only one will win the Scholarship Triathlon's 2nd Leg grand prize: Why I Deserve a Scholarship. Starting August 1, 2009, you can upload a 1-3 minute ...

Published August 3, 2009
2010 Scholarship Provider of the Year Winners Announced

2010 Scholarship Provider of the Year Winners Announced

Howard and Nancy Terry photo courtesy of TheTerryFoundation.com

By Leah Westfall
Published November 15, 2010
Steer Clear of ID Theft When Applying Online

Steer Clear of ID Theft When Applying Online

Make sure your personal information is safe when applying for scholarships.

By Bridget Kulla
Published April 21, 2009
Beware: Scholarships Can Reduce Your Need-Based Financial Aid

Beware: Scholarships Can Reduce Your Need-Based Financial Aid

Scholarships can actually reduce the amount of financial aid you receive.

Compiled by FastWeb Staff Writers
Published March 4, 2009