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    Scholarship Spotlight: The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest

    Scholarship Spotlight: The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest
    The New Threats to Freedom Essay Contest is open to students pursuing a degree at an accredited college or university in the United States. To be considered for the short form contest, you must submit a three to five minute video, or a 300 - 500 word response to one of three videos provided, which discuss topics in the book, New ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +1
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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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    Fastweb's Winners Circle: Laverne

    Fastweb's Winners Circle: Laverne
    Although Laverne, 42, might not be your typical college freshman, she, like most student today, was looking for a little extra cash to help pay for school. That money came to her in the form of $2,000 she won through Fastweb’s Roam the Globe Study Abroad Scholarship this past September. A student at College of Alameda, in Alameda, Ca., Laverne hopes ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +32
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    Scholarship Spotlight: SMART Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: SMART Scholarship
    Get a SMART scholarship for being a brainiac. The SMART Scholarship is available to undergraduate, Master's and Ph.D. degree-seeking students who are focusing on science, technology, mathematics and engineering. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age as well as a U.S. citizen. Recipients will receive full tuition and fees, a $25,000 - $41,000 per year cash award, health insurance ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +22
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Healthcare Information Management Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Healthcare Information Management Scholarship
    The HIMSS Foundation is giving graduate students in the health care field an opportunity to fund their further education. Applicants must be members of HIMSS as well as pursuing a Master's or Ph.D. in healthcare information management and systems. Approximately ten awards will be distributed this year. Deadline: 10/31/2010 Website: Healthcare Information Management Scholarship
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +13
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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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    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
    October 1, 2010 Andy has been on Fastweb for the past five years or so, but didn’t start looking at the site seriously until two years ago. It was in that time that he fell in love with space travel and Aerospace Engineering, and knew that is what he wanted to study; he also knew he would have to find a ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +46
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    The $1 Million Question: How to Win an Essay Contest

    The $1 Million Question: How to Win an Essay Contest
    With more than $1 million in essay scholarships in the Fastweb database, suddenly learning to put your thoughts on paper is more important than ever. The personal essay may be the hardest part of your scholarship application. But if done well, it will give you the edge over your competition. It's where the "real you" can shine through. If you find ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +355
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    Extreme Blue Internship for Grad Students

    Extreme Blue Internship for Grad Students
    Are you an MBA student interested in business and technology? If you answered yes, then we have the opportunity for you! The Extreme Blue Internship is available to graduate MBA students who are interested in undertaking challenging business and technology projects that are developed from across all IBM Corporation product, service and research divisions. If selected, you will become part of ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rate This
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    Scholarship Spotlight: Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

    Scholarship Spotlight: Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
    The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship is for U.S., undergraduate students studying at an institution of higher learning. Applicants must be in the process of applying or have gained admission into a study abroad program that is eligible for credit a his or her home institution and be receiving a federal Pell Grant funding during the time of application. Deadline: 10/5/10 ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Fulbright Grant

    Fulbright Grant
    The Fulbright Grant Program is open to U.S. citizens who are interested in international study. Students in all fields of study are eligible to apply for this award. Preference is given to students whose higher education was received primarily in the United States and who have not lived in the country in which they wish to study for more than six ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +10
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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 almost 5 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 almost 5 years ago | Rated: +33
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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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    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 about 5 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 about 5 years ago | Rated: +150
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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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    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 about 5 years ago | Rated: +13
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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 about 5 years ago | Rated: +28
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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 5 years ago | Rated: +8
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