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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 about 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 about 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 over 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 about 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 about 6 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 about 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 about 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 almost 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 over 4 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 3 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 5 years 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 4 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 almost 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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    “Your Point of View” Contest

    “Your Point of View” Contest
    The "Your Point of View" Contest is open to students between the ages of 14 and 19. To enter, you must submit an essay that illustrates changes that you believe your high school needs. The top ideas and stories will be asked to be part of a feature length documentary and the top 3 submissions will also receive funds towards their ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Fashion & Retail Industry-Related Scholarships & Internships

    Fashion & Retail Industry-Related Scholarships & Internships
    You may not realize it but what – or who you wear is determined by a group of individuals within the fashion industry. These individuals, taking cues from New York and Paris fashion weeks, determine the trends for each season, which then trickle down into larger retailers. Upcoming designers work tirelessly to make it to fashion week, as it’s both the ...
    Published 26 days ago | Rated: +16
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    AFA Teens Video Competition

    AFA Teens Video Competition
    The AFA Teens Video Competition is open to students between the ages of 13 and 19. To enter, you must submit an autobiography and create an artistic or documentary (non - fiction) video of two minutes or less that conveys the following: [gate] A moment in relation to Alzheimer’s disease when you learned something about your understanding of the disease, learned ...
    Published almost 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship
    The Jimmy Rane Foundation Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas or Missouri. To qualify, students must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in high school or a minimum GPA of 2.7 ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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