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    Single Parent Scholarships

    Single Parent Scholarships
    Single parents comprise a large fraction of returning and non-traditional students. On top of working and parenting, single parents are stretching themselves even further to attain a higher education that leads to a better lifestyle for their entire family. Fastweb recognizes this commitment and challenge by providing these returning and non-traditional students with single parent scholarships. Our database contains many single ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +30
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    First Generation Scholarships for Students

    First Generation Scholarships for Students
    As a first-generation college student, attending college isn’t just a big milestone for you. Rather, it’s a huge step for your entire family. Colleges and universities across the country recognize this achievement with scholarships for first generation students. To help first generation students get their foot in the door, Fastweb has filled its database with scholarships specifically targeted to first generation ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +31
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    Athletic Scholarships on Fastweb

    Athletic Scholarships on Fastweb
    Want to play sports in college – and get a break on tuition for it? It’s possible! According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) about $1 billion worth of scholarships are awarded to around 126,000 student-athletes every year. One of those students can be you! And, surprisingly it’s not just the big sports like football and baseball that can earn ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rate This
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    Nursing Scholarships

    Nursing Scholarships
    If you’re interested in nursing, you’re not alone. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 2.5 million nurses in the United States —the largest workforce within the clinical healthcare industry. What’s more, as more and more baby boomers retire, the U.S. is projected to experience a nursing shortage. Just as there are several types of nurses, there are ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +10
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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 over 4 years ago | Rated: +16
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    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 contest was to ask Fastweb members to celebrate Fastweb by recreating the logo in the most creative way they could think of, snap a picture and submit it to our ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +35
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    Honors Scholarships

    Honors Scholarships
    While a plethora of scholarships exist to award students based on ethnic background, extracurricular activity and athletics, some students want to be noticed for the hard work they’ve done in the classroom. Whether it’s by joining an honor society or ranking first in the class, an honors scholarship not only recognizes that achievement but also awards it. As an honors scholarship ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +149
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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 over 4 years ago | Rated: +19
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    Scholarships for Men

    Scholarships for Men
    Today, men aren’t choosing to attend college because it’s a family tradition. Rather, they see it as an investment in their intellect and therefore, the future. After all, a Bachelor’s degree increases lifetime income by $1.2 million more than a high school diploma. To make college possible for young men all over the country, the Fastweb database contains a massive amount ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Scholarships for Women

    Scholarships for Women
    Today, women dominate college campuses, in more ways than one. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), there are over 1.3 million more women than men enrolled in an institution of higher education. If that doesn’t speak to “girl power,” then what possibly could? As a result, the Fastweb database contains a plethora of scholarships for women. Whether you’re ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +18
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    Minority Scholarships

    Minority Scholarships
    In 1976, college campuses looked a lot different than they do today. Over 80% of the students attending college were Caucasian, according to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Now, however, the NCES reports that minorities comprise over 33% of the number of students enrolled in college—that’s more than double the amount that were attending 30 years ago. This percentage ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +27
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    The Fountainhead $10,000 Essay Contest

    The Fountainhead  $10,000 Essay Contest
    Are you familiar with Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead? If not, read up on it and enter this scholarship essay contest for your shot at $10,000. Ayn Rand was a novelist and philosopher. She is known for her invention of a philosophical system she called Objectivism. Ayn Rand’s novels are intellectually stimulating and reading and writing about them, according to the website, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships $2,500 Essay Contest

    Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships $2,500 Essay Contest
    “Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.” -Frederic Bastiat (1801–1850). The Sir John M. Templeton Fellowship Essay Contest asks applicants to imagine this statement to be true and write an essay 1,500 to 5,000 words on what ideas or reforms could be developed that would make ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Irma Dobkin Universal Design $2,000 Grant

    Irma Dobkin Universal Design $2,000 Grant
    Get to work designers and you could earn yourself $2,000. Universal design is defined as a discipline by which to create solutions, design spaces, and develop products that suit the needs of all users throughout their life cycle. The Irma Dobkin Universal Design Grant is open to individuals involved with universal design. This grant is awarded to an individual working independently ...
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Compassion and the Imprisoned Child Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: Compassion and the Imprisoned Child Essay Contest
    According to the United Nations, over one million children worldwide are living in prison without any legal assistance or possibility of a fair trial. This essay contest, provided by Oakseed Ministries, is part of their efforts to raise awareness about the problem of imprisoned children worldwide. The yearlong project will end at the Annual Day of Prayer for Children at High ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Graphic Novel "Concept" Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Graphic Novel "Concept" Scholarship
    Here’s one for all you doodlelers out there, make your drawings pay off! Produce a concept for a graphic novel. A graphic novel is a story conveyed through pictures – like a comic book. This scholarship is looking for a graphic novel concept which is made up of two things; a graphic that in some way represents your novel, and a ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +9
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    Scholarship Spotlight: SATW Young Travel Writers Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: SATW Young Travel Writers Scholarship
    The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), a non-profit organization that works to promote responsible journalism and responsible travel wants to hear about your travels. This scholarship encourages young writers to share their most amazing travel memory through words and images. Applicants, submit a blog about where you went and what it meant to you, what worked and what didn't work, ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Paul Goodman Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: Paul Goodman Essay Contest
    The Paul Goodman Essay Contest, sponsored by Dissent Magazine and JSL Films, is granting one lucky winner a $1,000 cash prize and two runners-up with $250. Applicants must write an essay, 1,000-3,000 words long, on the topic “what is one of the pressing social and political issues of our time, and how would you address it?” Essays should be sent in ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +7
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Six Flags Friends Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Six Flags Friends Scholarship
    DoSomething.org and Six Flags are giving away six $1,500 college scholarships. Scholarship money will go directly to the college or university the winner is enrolled in. If the winner is not yet enrolled in a school, the money will be held until the winner chooses a school. Scholarships will be given to young leaders who are taking action to make a ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: -34
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Krylon Clear Choice Art Scholarship
    In an effort to contribute to the fine arts Krylon is investing in young artists pursuing their dreams of becoming a fine artist. Krylon is giving away five $1,000 scholarships along with a gift package of Artist Sprays and Adhesives. In addition, the art program at each winner’s school will receive a $500 grant and a gift package of Krylon Artist ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: -2
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