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    Celebrity Scholarships

    Celebrity Scholarships
    Celebrities: you know them well enough that it feels as if they’re actually your friends. What better way to payback super-fans than by paying for their education? Check out the following celebrity scholarships and let the celebs care about your career path, for a change. Note: Many of these scholarships are renewed annually. If they're not open currently, the applications guidelines ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +55
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    This Black Friday, Shop for Scholarships

    This Black Friday, Shop for Scholarships
    While the country counts down to Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and Christmas, savvy shoppers are looking forward to another “holiday” of sorts. Black Friday is quickly approaching and the rumored deals are only getting better as TV commercials and ad campaigns announce the lowest prices ever on electronics, clothing and vacation getaways. But there may be one shopping deal that you aren't ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +46
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    Weird Scholarships, Part 2

    Weird Scholarships, Part 2
    Last year, we highlighted 15 weird scholarships that students can win just for being…well, weird. Now, we’re doing it again! And let’s be honest, everyone is a little weird -- so there could be something here for you. Whether you’re a rough and tough cowboy or just happened to be born with the last name “Zolp,” check out the weirdness now! ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +18
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    8 Scholarships for Volunteers

    8 Scholarships for Volunteers
    December is one of greatest months for volunteering; not only because you have time off from school but because you feel the overwhelming need to give to others. It’s the ideal time to start or contribute to a coat drive, serve at a soup kitchen or give gifts to a family that would otherwise have a sparse holiday celebration. While you’re ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +50
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    Be Smart in Finding Scholarships this Summer

    Be Smart in Finding Scholarships this Summer
    So you thought that applying for colleges was the only time-consuming obligation necessary to finding the perfect school. Then you start talking finances with your parents and learn that you need more money to get to that dream school. Well, scholarship season is enough to smack you to your senses and yearn for the "early days" of the collegiate Common Application. ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +110
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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 3 months ago | Rated: +43
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    Win $10,000 from Stuck at Prom® for the Best Night of Your Life

    Win $10,000 from Stuck at Prom® for the Best Night of Your Life
    If anything, prom themes set pretty big expectations for just one night – Stairway to the Stars, Paris by Moonlight, Unforgettable. And while picking the perfect dress, posing for photos and partying until 4 a.m. at After Prom has the ingredients for being a wonderful time full of great memories, winning $10,000 for that night just sounds like more fun. For ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +40
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    Larger than Life Awards for Grad Students

    Larger than Life Awards for Grad Students
    So you’re a grad student. You may know a whole lot but did you know it’s not too late to get help paying for school? There are plenty of graduate school fellowships, grants and scholarships available to Fastweb members, many of which with amounts that will make your jaw drop. These programs are impressive, prestigious and will give you bragging rights ...
    Published 21 days ago | Rated: +30
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    Summertime Scholarships -- Apply Now

    Summertime Scholarships -- Apply Now
    Summer is the season of sun and sand, but it can also be a season for scholarships. Why is now a good time to apply? Simply put, students have more time to spend on the actual applications. As long as a student is not in summer school, there isn’t homework in addition to a part-time job. This free time enables them ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Navigate Summer Scholarships

    Navigate Summer Scholarships
    With summer setting in you’re probably thinking of all the things you want to do with your time off. While relaxing, sleeping in, seeing friends and soaking up sun is what you’ve waited for all school year long it’s important to not forget about scholarships and the school year ahead. Here’s some scholarships and ideas on where to look for scholarships ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +15
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    Scholarship Triathlon Leg Two: Win $2,500

    Scholarship Triathlon Leg Two:  Win $2,500
    Everyone deserves a scholarship, but only one will win the Scholarship Triathlon's 2nd Leg grand prize: Why I Deserve a Scholarship. Starting August 1, 2009, you can upload a 1-3 minute video on why you deserve a scholarship of $2,500. The video with the most votes as of September 7, 2009 will walk away with the grand prize! And there's more! ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +57
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    Scholarship Spotlight: "A GPA Isn't Everything" $1,000

    Scholarship Spotlight: "A GPA Isn't Everything" $1,000
    Have a strong extracurricular, leadership and/or volunteer record, but a lack luster GPA? If you answered "yes" than this scholarship is for you! This scholarship will award $1,000 to one student who has shown a strong commitment to life outside of class! And the best part? Almost anyone can apply! It's open to all majors and several grade levels. Read more... ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +28
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    Top 10 Scholarships of Winter

    Top 10 Scholarships of Winter
    Don't let winter's chilly weather get you down. Warm up with these winter-themed scholarships. Note: Many of these scholarships are school-specific. Also, you may not be eligible for all scholarships. FastWeb recommends that you check the scholarship sponsor Web sites for availability and eligibility. Snowboard Scholarship Hit the half-pipe with your pockets full of cash by applying to this snowboarding scholarship, ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: -17
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    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 to any public college or university in Michigan. Anonymous donors interested in furthering economic development set up the scholarship fund. In 2007, 458 students were accepted to receive the Kalamazoo ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +17
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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 5 months ago | Rated: +36
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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 rewarded with a $10,000 community grant, participation in a live VH1 TV show, media coverage and continued support from DoSomething.org. The grand prize winner will receive $100,000 during the live ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +72
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    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 received a single scholarship. While it seems that the overachievers eventually get cash from somewhere — be it their school or an independent scholarship donor — the “B” and “C” ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +29
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    Teens for Jeans Scholarship from DoSomething.org

    Teens for Jeans Scholarship from DoSomething.org
    1 in 3 homeless people in the U.S. is under the age of 18. This January, DoSomething.org has launched the 5th annual Teens for Jeans campaign which mobilizes teens to collect jeans to donate to homeless teens across the country. Collect your gently worn jeans, any brand, and drop them off at an Aéropostale store. Need another reason to participate? Two ...
    Published over 2 years ago | Rated: +13
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    DoSomething's Battle of the Bands

    DoSomething's Battle of the Bands
    Students across the country are losing their music education programs. Do Something to Save the Music! Join the Battle for the Bands campaign to win a $5,000 scholarship for your school. There are 2 ways to get involved: 1. Create a music video about music ed. with your orchestra, garage band, jazz band, hip hop group, best friend, etc. Include a ...
    Published about 3 years ago | Rated: +17
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    DoSomething's School Supply Drive Scholarship

    DoSomething's School Supply Drive Scholarship
    Imagine having to go to school and do your homework without a pen or a notebook... It would make things pretty hard, wouldn't it? Do Something and Staples want your help to make school a little easier for the 16 million kids who will otherwise return to school this year without the supplies they need. [gate] Need another reason to participate? ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +10