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    Scholarships for Private K-12 Schools

    Scholarships for Private K-12 Schools
    Fastweb is well-known as a source of information about college scholarships, so it's not surprising that families turn to Fastweb for information about paying for private elementary, middle and secondary schools. The main sources of money for private schools are scholarships, loans and tuition installment plans. Scholarships for private schools are often called voucher programs. Families can also save tax-free for ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Winners Announced for Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest!

    Winners Announced for Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest!
    After 4,000 essays and a long week of deliberations, we have finally selected our two winners of The Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest! The contest asked students to answer the question “What’s the best way a student can manage their money in current economic times?” in 250-350 words. Two awards were given -- one to a student in the ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +12
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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 4 years ago | Rated: -13
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    It Takes Two Scholarships or More

    It Takes Two Scholarships or More
    Sometimes two is better than one. Get your friends together and learn more about scholarships that are group efforts. Scholarship competitions that allow you to work with partners can be a great way for you and your friends to earn money for college. Each person in your group contributes his or her talents and together you may win a scholarship you ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +24
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    Second Round Knockout: Survive Round Two of the Scholarship Game

    Second Round Knockout: Survive Round Two of the Scholarship Game
    You feel confident about your scholarship essay. It's a neat, well-written piece. There's a great chance you'll pass the first round and be in contention for the award. What about the second round? Now you're up against applicants who also submitted neat, well-written essays. Now the judges are pickier. These essay errors commonly knockout applicants in the second round: Vaguely Addressing ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +33
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    The Art of Letters

    The Art of Letters
    Applying for scholarships can be a complicated process, from gathering the paperwork, getting recommendations, writing application essays and meeting the deadline. Good letters accomplish two things: they make the process more efficient, and they display maturity and professionalism to the selection committee. Below are some essential letter tips that just might make yours the winning application. And don't forget, as more ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Summertime Scholarships to Apply for Now

    Summertime Scholarships to Apply for Now
    Summer is a time to relax, but it's also a great time to uncover some financial aid, if you know where to look. FastWeb has highlighted a few summer-themed scholarships that are open now (or will be soon) that you can work on while taking breaks from your beach reading. You may not be eligible for all scholarships. FastWeb recommends that ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +24
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    Green Scholarships, Internships & Activities

    Green Scholarships, Internships & Activities
    It's not easy being green, but plenty of students still manage, treating every day as if it's Earth Day. Did you know that a passion for going green can become a way to pay for school? It's true! Many students are rewarded for their efforts with awards. In celebration of Earth Day, we've outlined environmental, Eco-friendly scholarships, green grants and internship ...
    Published 4 months ago | Rated: +36
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    Change in Higher Education

    Change in Higher Education
    Obviously, the economy is President elect Barack Obama's main focus as he takes the reigns from Bush in January. However, let's not forget that Obama has many other initiatives he hopes to tackle during his presidency. If you haven't heard by now, Obama wants to make college more affordable for all Americans and his plans to do so will soon affect ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +4
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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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    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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    Financial Aid for Native American Students

    College is a great way to build on your education and advance your career, but paying for it can be stressful. Fortunately, there are lots of financial assistance programs specifically for Native Americans. Eligibility Many Native American scholarships require that you establish eligibility. Eligibility requirements vary depending on the award. Often, you must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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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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    A Free Ride

    Students in Kalamazoo, Michigan, recently learned they could get a free college education. A program called offers students who've spent their entire academic career in Kalamazoo public schools a free ride to any public college or university in Michigan. Anonymous donors interested in furthering economic development set up the scholarship fund. In 2007, 458 students were accepted to receive the Kalamazoo ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +17
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    FastWeb Winner's Circle: Joanne Fernandez Wins $13K in Scholarships via FastWeb!

    FastWeb Winner's Circle: Joanne Fernandez Wins $13K in Scholarships via FastWeb!
    Joanne Fernandez has a fear of student loans. But knowing that her parents couldn’t afford to pay for both college and her dream of going to medical school, Joanne decided to take matters into her own hands. Instead of letting her fear paralyze her, she got on the Internet and started searching for scholarships. FastWeb was the first place she looked. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +64
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    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" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund is only open to currently enrolled college/university students in the United States (High school students are ineligible). To qualify, you must write an essay about what ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +58
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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 over 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Athletic Scholarships on Fastweb

    Athletic Scholarships on Fastweb
    Want to play sports in college – and get a break on tuition for it? It’s possible! According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) about $1 billion worth of scholarships are awarded to around 126,000 student-athletes every year. One of those students can be you! And, surprisingly it’s not just the big sports like football and baseball that can earn ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rate This
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    America's 9/11 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

    America's 9/11 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship
    The America's 9/11 Foundation, Inc. Scholarship is available to students whose parent is a first responder (EMS, Fire or Police) either paid or volunteer. Also required is an essay of between 200 and 500 words on the topic: "Those who answer the 9/ 11 call and why do they do it?" Provided By: America's 9/11 Foundation, Inc. Deadline: March 15, 2010 ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rate This
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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 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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