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Tip to Scholarship Success: Master the Basics

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: ...

Published May 15, 2009
A Free Ride

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 ...

By Sandra Guy
Published September 3, 2008
Scholarship Spotlight: Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2010

Scholarship Spotlight: Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2010

What is your vision for yourself after college? Church Hill Classics and diplomaframe.com want to help you frame your future and attain your dreams. So, show us what your future looks ...

Published January 19, 2010
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 ...

Published August 19, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: DNA Day Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: DNA Day Essay Contest

The DNA Day Essay Contest is available to students in grades 9-12. Students must compose an essay of no more than 700 words that examine, question, and reflect on the important ...

Published February 18, 2011
Winning a Scholarship

Winning a Scholarship

The most basic tip to winning a scholarship? Apply early, apply often.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 13, 2016
Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest $30,000

Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest $30,000

“Does America Still Have Heroes?” If you’ve got an answer to that question, it could win you $30,000 in scholarship money. The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is ...

Published July 3, 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
Get to the Point – and Win Scholarship Judges Over

Get to the Point – and Win Scholarship Judges Over

Be directive in your writing approach.

By Ryan Uricks
Published March 4, 2009
Win $100,000 and Change the World

Win $100,000 and Change the World

Could you use $100,000 to change the world? The Do Something Awards celebrate young people 25 and under who are tackling a problem and changing the world. Five nominees will be ...

Published January 28, 2011
It Takes Two Scholarships or More

It Takes Two Scholarships or More

Work with your friends or classmates to win scholarship money.

By Bridget Kulla
Published March 5, 2009
Lowe's Scholarship

Lowe's Scholarship

Apply for the Lowe's Scholarship.

Published November 13, 2012
Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors - Entering College Freshmen

Scholarships for Graduating High School Seniors - Entering College Freshmen

What could be better than heading off to college minus the worries of paying for school?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 17, 2016
Medical School & Pre-Med Scholarships

Medical School & Pre-Med Scholarships

Instead of becoming a doctor with debt, apply for these scholarships!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 3, 2016
Spring Into Your Scholarship Search

Spring Into Your Scholarship Search

Everything you need to spring into your scholarship search!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 16, 2016
Promotional Awards Can Make the Difference

Promotional Awards Can Make the Difference

Many students don’t win scholarships for college — that’s according to a recent FastWeb poll of over 40,000 college students. According to the survey, about 80 percent of respondents have not ...

Published May 18, 2009
Scholarships for Students Challenged with an Illness or Disability

Scholarships for Students Challenged with an Illness or Disability

Students prove, time and time again, that anyone can accomplish educational goals with the right motivation.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 12, 2016
A Few Strings Attached: State Retention Programs

A Few Strings Attached: State Retention Programs

How would you like to be rewarded for all those skipped parties, midnight cram sessions (and the good grades they got you) with a scholarship to Hometown U? OK, would you ...

By Jennifer LeClaire
Published September 3, 2008
Athletic Scholarships on Fastweb

Athletic Scholarships on Fastweb

Don’t think it’s possible to pay for college and continue to play the sport you love? Think again.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 1, 2016
Tuition Tax Credits

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 ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 5, 2008