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    Sports Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships and Financial Aid for Student Athletes

    Sports Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships and Financial Aid for Student Athletes
    Approximately 1% to 2% of undergraduate students in Bachelor's degree programs receive athletic scholarships, a total of about $1 billion a year. Additional facts and figures concerning athletic scholarships may be found in the Backgrounder: Athletic Scholarships. Of schools with a NCAA affiliation, only Division I and Division II schools may offer athletic scholarships. Division III schools -- the most prestigious ...
    Published 5 months ago | Rated: +18
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    Tuition Tax Credits

    Paying for a college education can be financially taxing. Fortunately, the Treasury Department has set up the Hope Scholarship Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit for students and their families. These credits can help soften some of the impact that higher education can have on the family budget. Tax Credits: How Much Can You Save? Unlike scholarships that reduce tuition payments or ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +18
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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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    STA Travel, Inc. Scholarship

    STA Travel, Inc. Scholarship
    The STA Travel, Inc. Scholarship is available to students currently enrolled at a college or university where transfer credit from an academic program abroad will be applied to your degree. You must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen and be majoring in photography, film, art, travel and tourism, international business, international studies or foreign language to qualify for this award. The ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +18
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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: Compassion and Child Trafficking Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: Compassion and Child Trafficking Essay Contest
    The Compassion and Child Trafficking Essay Contest is open to high school and college students. In order to qualify, applicants must submit an essay on the issues surrounding child trafficking and its implications on society. The essay must also demonstrate applicants' perspectives current and future problems involving child trafficking. The essay contest is divided into two age categories -- those under ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Samsung Techwin America Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Samsung Techwin America Scholarship
    The Samsung Techwin America Scholarship is available to high school students in the United States. Applicants must submit a 300 word essay on whether or not technology is crucial to an oral presentation or just a crutch. A total of 10 $1,000 scholarships will be available to high school students. Deadline: 4/30/2011 Website: Samsung Techwin America Scholarship
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    DoSomething's Battle of the Bands

    DoSomething's Battle of the Bands
    Students across the country are losing their music education programs. Do Something to Save the Music! Join the Battle for the Bands campaign to win a $5,000 scholarship for your school. There are 2 ways to get involved: 1. Create a music video about music ed. with your orchestra, garage band, jazz band, hip hop group, best friend, etc. Include a ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 over 4 years ago | Rated: +17
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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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    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 about 2 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 about 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Americanism Educational League Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: Americanism Educational League Essay Contest
    The American Educational League Essay Contest is open to all undergraduate students in the U.S. Applicants are asked to write a 2,000 word essay on one of the following topics: death penalty vs. life sentence, national defense vs. international defense, bankruptcy vs. government bailouts and same sex marriage vs. heterosexual marriage. Each essay must also be accompanied by an entry form ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    FIRE's "Freedom in Academia" Essay Contest

    FIRE's "Freedom in Academia" Essay Contest
    Why is free speech important at our nation's colleges and universities? Discuss this topic and more in an essay and submit it to FIRE's "Freedom in Academia" essay contest. This contest is open to graduating high school seniors. To enter, you must watch two short videos and write a 700-1200 word essay in response to the videos, which revolve around free ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +17
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    Tip to Scholarship Success: Master the Basics

    Patti Ross knows what makes a successful scholarship application. It's not necessarily the intricacies of a scholarship application essay. Rather, it's mastering the basics of applying. Ross highlights the following essentials: Research--know the DEADLINES Personal awareness--take a personal survey Accuracy on application Feedback from others Ross can't stress deadlines enough. Nothing looks worse for an applicant than to turn in their ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +17
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    11 Scholarships on 11/11/11

    11 Scholarships on 11/11/11
    In celebration of today’s palindrome, 11/11/11, as well as National Scholarship Month, we’re highlighting 11 scholarships that you can still apply for this November. The highlighted scholarships range in school year requirements, from age 13 to post-doctoral candidates, and cover a wide spectrum of areas of interest like duck calling, automotives and educational and volunteer travel. There is a scholarship for ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

    Scholarships for Students with Disabilities
    Whether you’ve lived with a hearing problem all of your life or overcome a life-threatening disease, there are scholarships for students with disabilities to provide every educational advantage. Typically, students with disabilities have mounting bills for therapy, hospitalization and treatment, which means an education has to be put on the back burner. Fortunately, the Fastweb database contains a multitude of scholarships ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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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 5 months ago | Rated: +16
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Pearson Student Advisory Board Program

    Scholarship Spotlight: Pearson Student Advisory Board Program
    The Pearson Student Advisory Board Program offers students the chance to be a part of critical decision-making discussions at Pearson. Students will also benefit academically with a $1,000 stipend and complimentary copies of Pearson textbooks for college. Additionally, the Pearson Student Advisory Board Program provides many resume-building as well as travel experiences. Applicants are required to have completed at least one ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Excellence in the Sciences Scholarship

    Excellence in the Sciences Scholarship
    The Excellence in the Sciences Scholarship is open to students who are majoring in one of the sciences and planning to study abroad through an Institute for the International Education of Students (IES) program. Applicants must have at least a 3.3 GPA. Recipients must submit a 1-page paper on their IES study abroad experience -- how it has changed them personally, ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +16
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