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    Unusual Scholarships

    Unusual Scholarships
    While definitely the most popular, unusual scholarships are oftentimes the most exclusive. Their eligibility requirements are strict, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find an unusual scholarship for which you qualify. This list of scholarships s organized according to some of the more common subcategories of unusual scholarships, such as physical characteristics, creativity, last name, sports, field of study, the final ...
    Published 7 months ago | Rated: +33
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    Valentine’s Day Scholarships

    Valentine’s Day Scholarships
    Valentine’s Day is a time for love and, at Fastweb, we love scholarships! To celebrate our love, we thought we’d share some amazing opportunities with our members. Check out these Valentine’s Day scholarships you’ll absolutely fall in love with! Making Seniors Homemade Cards for Valentine’s Day Deadline: 2/15/14 Ages: College Freshman to Graduate Year 5 Create a handmade Valentine's Day cards ...
    Published 7 months ago | Rated: +31
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    Scholarships for African American Students

    Scholarships for African American Students
    Black History Month, also known as National African American History Month, is the time in which Americans celebrate the achievements of African Americans throughout history. That makes this month the perfect time to celebrate the achievements of up-and-coming history makers, too. That means students like you! Scholarships include those from notable African American advancement organizations, like the NAACP, UNCF, as well ...
    Published 7 months ago | Rated: +61
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    Beware: Student Scams!

    Beware: Student Scams!
    Con-artists target the weak, the naïve and desperate. We’re not saying that’s what you are, however, when you’re an inexperienced student, struggling to pay for school, you’re likely to seek out solutions to supporting yourself. This is exactly what they [the con-artists] are hoping for – your search coupled with vulnerability. Safe-guard yourself and your finances by becoming aware of scams ...
    Published 8 months ago | Rated: +39
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    2014 Scholarships

    2014 Scholarships
    It’s time to kick-off a year new, which means new opportunities galore. In our eyes, that means new and exciting scholarship opportunities for anyone and everyone! Start the New Year off right by applying for the below 2014 scholarships but – wait – don’t stop there! Be sure to check out your 2014 scholarship matches for even more opportunities to make ...
    Published 9 months ago | Rated: +42
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    Holiday Scholarships

    Holiday Scholarships
    Tis' the season to get a scholarship! These holiday award opportunities will surely leave you feeling jolly and bright. After all, what better way to get you in the spirit than opportunities to pay for school? Just think - you'll have that much more to save for years of holidays to come! All of the awards below are holiday-themed, whether in ...
    Published 9 months ago | Rated: +39
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    Black Friday Awards

    Black Friday Awards
    The holidays have arrived earlier than ever this season (at least it feels that way). No matter what holiday you observe, one “holiday” seems to be shared by everyone – Black Friday. Everyone wants the steals and deals offered on Black Friday and, of course, Cyber Monday, too. But, are you aware of the Black Friday deals and savings that won’t ...
    Published 10 months ago | Rated: +24
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    Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies

    Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies
    What seems like an oxymoron may actually be reality. Colleges are making it difficult, if not impossible, for students to attend school completely free of charge, even if they receive scholarship aid. Often times, schools require students to pay a portion of their tuition bill out of pocket, regardless of the amount a student has been given for financial aid. What’s ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +30
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    10 Obscure Scholarships

    10 Obscure Scholarships
    From the wacky to downright weird, these scholarships leave you hanging on every word and wondering: how many people actually apply for these? We know you’re out there – so here’s to all you awesome freaks and geeks – we’ve found these scholarships, just for you! Victor Bailliet Scholarship in Sugar Technology - Varies The Victor Bailliet Scholarship in Sugar Technology ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +48
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    A Paying for School Checklist

    A Paying for School Checklist
    When you’re looking to pay for school, lining up funding can become confusing. You may win an award, already have some loans or aren't sure which loans are the best choice.That's okay - quite frankly, it is confusing. Which is why Fastweb is here to help you! For starters, make sure you evaluate all of your options before you borrow. Also, ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +29
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    Scholarships to Apply for NOW!

    Scholarships to Apply for NOW!
    Heading back to school? While that means you’re going to encounter great new courses, classmates and experiences, you’re also going to start getting larger-than-life tuition bills. It’s pretty difficult to handle those bills as a college or graduate student. But, what if it were possible to alleviate the anxiety with a simple solution? Good news – there’s a simple and effective ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +59
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    Scholarship Scam Red Flags

    Scholarship Scam Red Flags
    Scholarships are a wonderful option for students that would like help paying for school. As with anything good, there are people out there who will take advantage of students’ trust and hopes for the future. As a leading scholarship database, Fastweb screens all of the scholarships available on the site and does not charge anything for its services. There are, however, ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +38
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    JAY Z’s Scholars

    JAY Z’s Scholars
    Is there anything this guy can’t do right? His global fame spans from his rapping, record producing, acting, writing and his superstar wife, Beyonce. As if that weren't enough, JAY Z is also a philanthropist who has started a foundation that awards students a brighter future. The opportunities are available through the Shawn Carter Foundation, a charitable organization that was officially ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +74
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    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel

    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel
    Curious if people actually win scholarships through Fastweb? They absolutely do and here’s another $40k winner to prove it! Daniel Guerriero, 19, is going into his sophomore year at University of South Carolina who won GotChosen's GotScholarship $40k Give Away. [gate] How many scholarships did you apply for before you won this one? I only applied to a few, around 4 ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +37
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    Melanie Foundation Scholarship

    Melanie Foundation Scholarship
    The Melanie Foundation Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a doctoral or master's degree in the mental health field. [gate] To be considered, you must demonstrate past involvement in extracurricular, volunteer, research, and/or career-related activities. Deadline: 3/4/13 Website: Melanie Foundation Scholarship.
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +7
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    Adult Students in Scholastic Transition "ASIST" Scholarship

    Adult Students in Scholastic Transition "ASIST" Scholarship
    The Adult Students in Scholastic Transition "ASIST" Scholarship is open to non-traditional students who are past high school age and entering college for the first time or students who are re-training. [gate] You must demonstrate financial need, be at least 18 years old, and reside in the boundaries of an Executive Women International (EWI) chapter (a complete list is listed on ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +8
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    American Chemical Society Scholarship

    American Chemical Society Scholarship
    The American Chemical Society Scholarship is available to African-American, Hispanic/Latino and Native Americans who are enrolled in an accredited college, university or community college full-time. [gate] You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, demonstrate financial need, and be majoring in: chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, environmental science, materials science, toxicology. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Deadline: 3/1/13 Website: American ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +2
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    U.S. Bank Scholarship

    U.S. Bank Scholarship
    The U.S. Bank Scholarship is available to high school seniors and college undergraduate students. [gate] You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be eligible for this award. Deadline: 5/31/13 Website: U.S. Bank Scholarship.
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +14
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    AFSA High School Essay Contest

    AFSA High School Essay Contest
    The AFSA High School Essay Contest is open to all high school students. [gate] In order to apply, you must submit a 1,000 to 1,250 word essay. The essay should focus on you imagining that you are a U.S. Ambassador, explaining what you as a diplomat would do, using the resources available to you as Ambassador, to improve the relations between ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +5
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    Research Internship – American Cancer Society

    Research Internship – American Cancer Society
    The Research Internship is open to students with an interest in research and data analysis.[gate] Intern duties may include helping with household data from Africa, data analyses, literature reviews, helping with references and preparing articles for publication. You must have a bachelor's degree and one to three years of experience, knowledge of MS Office and SAS and/or Stata in order to ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +7
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