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Scholarship Spotlight: SMART Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: SMART Scholarship

Get a SMART scholarship for being a brainiac. The SMART Scholarship is available to undergraduate, Master's and Ph.D. degree-seeking students who are focusing on science, technology, mathematics and engineering. Applicants must ...

Published October 8, 2010
Fastweb's Winners Circle: Laverne

Fastweb's Winners Circle: Laverne

Although Laverne, 42, might not be your typical college freshman, she, like most student today, was looking for a little extra cash to help pay for school. That money came to ...

By Leah Westfall
Published October 11, 2010
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 ...

Published April 9, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program

Scholarship Spotlight: U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program

The U.S. Air Force Health Professions Scholarship Program is open to students in the U.S. Air Force who have been accepted to an accredited graduate institution to pursue health professions. Applicants ...

Published February 11, 2011
Irma Dobkin Universal Design $2,000 Grant

Irma Dobkin Universal Design $2,000 Grant

Get to work designers and you could earn yourself $2,000. Universal design is defined as a discipline by which to create solutions, design spaces, and develop products that suit the needs ...

Published April 7, 2010
Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships $2,500 Essay Contest

Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships $2,500 Essay Contest

“Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.” -Frederic Bastiat (1801–1850). The Sir John M. Templeton Fellowship ...

Published April 9, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest

The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest is open to students pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university in the United States. To be considered for the short form ...

Published October 14, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Beans for Brains Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Beans for Brains Scholarship

The Beans for Brains Scholarship is available to enrolled undergraduate students. Your major can be in any field but you must be a knitter or crocheter and submit a photo of ...

Published February 18, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest

The Swackhamer Disarmament Video Contest is open to students of all ages. To be considered, you must submit a video of no more than three minutes that addresses the following question: ...

Published February 18, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: First Freedom Student Competition

Scholarship Spotlight: First Freedom Student Competition

The First Freedom Student Competition for $2,500 is open to high school students in the U.S. and its territories as well as to home schooled students. The competition requires students to ...

Published October 22, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarship

The Nexstar Legacy Foundation Scholarship is for current college-aged students interested in entering the plumbing, HVAC, and/or electrical fields. Scholarships are awarded in varying amounts are to be used toward continuing ...

Published October 22, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship

The Caroline H. Newhouse Scholarship is a $2,000 opportunity to assist dancers in starting or returning to their professional dance career through further education and training. Those considering application must be ...

Published October 22, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: “Beyond Oil” College Essay Contest $1,000

Scholarship Spotlight: “Beyond Oil” College Essay Contest $1,000

The "Beyond Oil" College Essay Contest is open to undergraduate students worldwide. To be considered, you must submit an 800 - to 1500 - word essay on the following topic: "What ...

Published October 27, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Scholarship Spotlight: NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship is open to students pursuing a research-based master's or doctoral degree in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields supported by NSF. The fellowships are intended ...

Published October 27, 2010
Get to Know the Scholarship Provider

Get to Know the Scholarship Provider

Patti Ross has been working as the Vice President of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation for 15 years. She also partners with FastWeb by providing insightful knowledge to students searching for scholarships ...

Published May 15, 2009
Scholarship Providers of the Year Named

Scholarship Providers of the Year Named

Megan Barnes (left) and Kathy Simon Abels (right), from the Simon Family Foundation, accept the Independent Scholarship Provider of the Year Award from FastWeb Publisher, Mark Kantrowitz (center).

By Lauren Anderson Youngblood
Published October 29, 2009
Scholarship Spotlight: Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The scholarship is named for Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best-selling authors ...

Published January 19, 2010
Intel Science Talent Search

Intel Science Talent Search

Apply for the Intel Science Talent Search.

Published November 5, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Women in Healthcare Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Women in Healthcare Scholarship

The Women in Healthcare Scholarship is available to female students in their senior year of high school or those who are currently enrolled full-time at an accredited allied health school. You ...

Published November 5, 2010
Minority Access Internship Program

Minority Access Internship Program

Apply for the Minority Access Internship Program.

Published November 5, 2010