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    Davidson Fellows Scholarship

    Davidson Fellows Scholarship
    The Davidson Fellows Scholarship is open to students age 18 and younger as of October 4, 2012. The competition awards students with scholarships in the amount of $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000. Each applicant for the Davidson Fellows Scholarship is asked to submit a "significant piece of work" that improves lives through science, technology, mathematics, music, literature, philosophy, and outside the box. ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +20
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Prudential Spirit of Community Award

    Scholarship Spotlight: Prudential Spirit of Community Award
    The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is open to students in grades 5 through 12 who have taken time out of their busy schedules to volunteer in the past year. Local students are initially recognized by participating organizations and given a certificate. After, a State Honoree is selected from all 50 states as well as the District of Columbia. State Honorees ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +20
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    Apply for Scholarships: 10 You Could Win Now

    Apply for Scholarships: 10 You Could Win Now
    Scholarships aren’t just available at certain times of the year, and they’re not just open to high school seniors. Rather, scholarships are available year-round. So whether you’re a high school student, transitioning into college or preparing for your last year of school ever, there are scholarships out there for the taking! Check out 10 scholarships that you can apply for now. ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +20
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    Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships

    Prestigious Scholarships and Fellowships
    Prestigious scholarships are among the most well-known and most generous scholarships, but are also the most competitive. They are national or international in scope. Winning one of these awards marks you with a stamp of excellence that can open doors. Some of these awards require nomination by the student's school and do not accept applications directly from students. Jack Kent Cooke ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +19
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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 4 years ago | Rated: +19
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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 5 years ago | Rated: +19
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    The Semantics of Making a Winning Scholarship Video

    The Semantics of Making a Winning Scholarship Video
    Remember the Blair Witch Project? The student-filmed production, found a year after the "disappearance" of the three students who shot the haunting footage, won 11 film awards. Pretty good for amateurs. While you may not win any Oscars, a great video can win you money for school in video contests. FastWeb's Why I Deserve a Scholarship video contest is a great ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +19
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    College JumpStart Scholarship

    College JumpStart Scholarship
    The College JumpStart Scholarship is available to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors; and current college students. To be considered for this award, you must be committed to going to school and be able express your goals for getting a higher education. All applications for the College JumpStart Scholarship are online; they no longer take mail in applications. The College JumpStart ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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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 7 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 5 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 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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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 over 6 years ago | Rated: +18
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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 almost 4 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 4 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 4 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 5 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 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 4 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 5 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 about 5 years ago | Rated: +16
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