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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
Brainstorm Common Scholarship Essay Questions

Brainstorm Common Scholarship Essay Questions

Check out these thought-provoking questions for scholarship essays.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 10, 2015
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
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
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
Social Media-Related Scholarships

Social Media-Related Scholarships

The cool thing about these awards is that entries can vary from tweets and short-essays to creating and sharing videos and photos on your social media accounts.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 18, 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
Scholarship Spotlight: $5K, Open to All Majors! What Would You Do if You Had Cancer?

Scholarship Spotlight: $5K, Open to All Majors! What Would You Do if You Had Cancer?

Name: James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund Provided By: Cancer Monthly, LLC Deadline: February 26, 2010 Type of Award: Scholarship Amount: $5000 Awards Available: Unspecified Website: http://www.cancermonthly.com/scholarship.asp Description: The James "Rhio" ...

Published December 2, 2009
Lowe's Scholarship

Lowe's Scholarship

Apply for the Lowe's Scholarship.

Published November 13, 2012
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
Chicago High School Senior Wins $3 Million in Scholarships

Chicago High School Senior Wins $3 Million in Scholarships

Winning strategies from big scholarship winner, Arianna Alexander.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 25, 2015
"A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest

"A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest

Apply for the "A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest.

Published January 20, 2011
Scholarship Shout-Out: Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship

Scholarship Shout-Out: Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship

For over 25 years, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation has been fulfilling countless dreams through their generous scholarship opportunities. In total, the Foundation has provided over $51 million in scholarships; and just ...

Published May 20, 2014
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. ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published May 18, 2009
Essay Scholarships

Essay Scholarships

Scholarships with essays often have interesting topics which allow you to express your opinion through the written word.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 1, 2016
Fastweb's Winners Circle: Rachel Eve

Fastweb's Winners Circle: Rachel Eve

If you haven’t already heard, Fastweb recently gave away $15,000 in the Take a Shot at $15k photo submission contest in honor of Fastweb’s 15 years online. The idea behind the ...

By Leah Westfall
Published August 5, 2010
Big Bang Theory for Your Buck: TV’s First Scholarship

Big Bang Theory for Your Buck: TV’s First Scholarship

Big Bang Theory cast and crew offer scholarship to UCLA students.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 29, 2015
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
Fastweb Winner's Circle: Student Finds a Way to Study What He Loves

Fastweb Winner's Circle: Student Finds a Way to Study What He Loves

Andy, pictured on the left.

By Leah Westfall
Published October 1, 2010
Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Apply for the Frame My Future Scholarship Contest.

Published January 14, 2011