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College Athletic Scholarships

College Athletic Scholarships

Find out how to score a scholarship to pursue your collegiate athletic dreams.

Fastweb Staff
Published December 5, 2016
Holiday Scholarships & Internships

Holiday Scholarships & Internships

Santa can relax because this is the only list you need this holiday season!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published November 30, 2016
Scholarships for African American Students

Scholarships for African American Students

Educational institutions, foundations and many other organizations celebrate African American students with scholarship opportunities - find one you qualify for today!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 19, 2016
Scholarships for Women

Scholarships for Women

Celebrate girl power with scholarships, just for women!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 19, 2016
Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

There are so many scholarship opportunities available to Hispanic students.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 13, 2016
2015 Scholarships

2015 Scholarships

Make 2015 the year YOU win a scholarship!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 22, 2015
Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies

Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies

What seems like an oxymoron may actually be reality.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 15, 2013
Becas para Estudiantes Hispanos y Latinos

Becas para Estudiantes Hispanos y Latinos

Esta guía enumera más de 100 becas para estudiantes hispanos y latinos que van a empezar a matricularse en programas universitarios, a estudiantes que ya atienden la universidad y para estudiantes ...

Mark Kantrowitz
Published July 29, 2009
How to Score a Fulbright Scholarship

How to Score a Fulbright Scholarship

Fulbright Scholarship recepients are exposed to global learning.

By Bridget Kulla
Published April 21, 2009
Beware: Scholarships Can Reduce Your Need-Based Financial Aid

Beware: Scholarships Can Reduce Your Need-Based Financial Aid

Scholarships can actually reduce the amount of financial aid you receive.

Compiled by FastWeb Staff Writers
Published March 4, 2009
Change in Higher Education

Change in Higher Education

Check out President Obama's plans for change in higher education.

By Kathryn Knight
Published November 10, 2008
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
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
Financial Aid for Native American Students

Financial Aid for Native American Students

College is a great way to build on your education and advance your career, but paying for it can be stressful. Fortunately, there are lots of financial assistance programs specifically for ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 3, 2008
Financial Aid for Hispanic Students

Financial Aid for Hispanic Students

With the tuition at both public and private colleges skyrocketing, contemplating the total cost of a college degree can be daunting. Luckily there are millions of dollars available in scholarships, grants ...

By Melissa Bearns
Published September 3, 2008
Financial Aid for African-American Students

Financial Aid for African-American Students

Paying for college is tough. Luckily, many schools and organizations want to encourage access to higher education for African Americans and other minority students. Examples of some of the good financial ...

By Damon Brown
Published September 3, 2008