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    10 Ways to Make Scholarship Sponsors Love You

    10 Ways to Make Scholarship Sponsors Love You
    Before you submit your scholarship application, check out these tips, provided by scholarship sponsors nationwide. Tip #1: Apply only if you are eligible. Read all the scholarship requirements and directions carefully to make sure you're eligible before you send in your application. Tip #2: Complete the application in full. If a question doesn't apply, note that on the application. Don't ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +159
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    2010 Scholarship Provider of the Year Winners Announced

    2010 Scholarship Provider of the Year Winners Announced
    As it has for the past 12 years, Fastweb has again been a proud sponsor of the Scholarship Provider of the Year Award and is happy to announce this year’s winning recipients in the two categories of college and university providers and independent providers. The 2010 college and university provider of the year award winner is the University of Southern Mississippi’s ...
    Published over 3 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Seeking Your Scholarship Letter of Recommendation

    Seeking Your Scholarship Letter of Recommendation
    Your scholarship application is complete. All that's left is your letter of recommendation. Your work is done, right? Actually, no. Even though you don't write the letter, you're responsible for making sure it gets written. And there's a lot you can do to ensure it's the best letter possible. Who Should Recommend You? The best recommendations come from people who ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +30
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    The Art of Letters

    The Art of Letters
    Applying for scholarships can be a complicated process, from gathering the paperwork, getting recommendations, writing application essays and meeting the deadline. Good letters accomplish two things: they make the process more efficient, and they display maturity and professionalism to the selection committee. Below are some essential letter tips that just might make yours the winning application. And don't forget, as more ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +14
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    Scholarships for Women

    Scholarships for Women
    Scholarships come in all varieties – race, ethnicity and, of course, gender. Many celebrate fierce females by awarding remarkable women in certain fields of study or through various organizations which focus on different aspects, such as women’s studies, the empowerment of women and endowments specifically left to female students. To help better organize your scholarship search, please note that the following ...
    Published 5 months ago | Rated: +65
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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 8 months ago | Rated: +41
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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 6 months ago | Rated: +56
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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 6 months ago | Rated: +30
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    Scholarships for Students Challenged with an Illness or Disability

    Scholarships for Students Challenged with an Illness or Disability
    For any student, the work and rigors of attending college courses is a challenge on a daily basis. For students challenged with illness, handling these additional obstacles is truly admirable. Award opportunities for students living with, challenged by or have overcome illness exist to help such students achieve their goals. Such students prove, time and time again, that anyone can accomplish ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +23
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    Silly, Fun & Unique Scholarships

    Silly, Fun & Unique Scholarships
    Weird. Wacky. Outlandish. Some of the most ridiculous things in life are what you take notice of. The same goes with scholarships. Some of the best are also some of the silliest. This is exactly why they’re worth celebrating. Here are some of Fastweb’s all-time favorite take-notice scholarships. These fall under the silly, outlandish and how’d-they-come-up-with-that? category of scholarship opportunities that ...
    Published 5 months ago | Rated: +41
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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 about 1 year ago | Rated: +73
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    Back to Basics: Scholarships for Everyone

    Back to Basics: Scholarships for Everyone
    November is National Scholarship Month and we’re celebrating because we know firsthand that scholarships change lives. So, this month, we’re going back to basics, highlighting scholarships offering something for everyone. Youth Voter Awareness Scholarship DoSomething.org and Virgin Mobile have partnered together to let the voice of the next generation be heard. Simply go their site and register to vote if you’re ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +13
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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 12 months ago | Rated: +59
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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 10 months ago | Rated: +29
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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 10 months ago | Rated: +47
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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 4 months ago | Rated: +35
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