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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 June 19, 2016
Scholarships 2014

Scholarships 2014

Start the New Year off right by applying for 2014 scholarships!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 11, 2013
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 ...

Published August 2, 2010
FastWeb Announces 140 Character Essay Winner

FastWeb Announces 140 Character Essay Winner

FastWeb announces the 140 character essay winner.

By Adam Starr
Published September 8, 2009
Michael Jackson’s $300 Million Legacy

Michael Jackson’s $300 Million Legacy

Michael Jackson died Thursday after going into cardiac arrest, at the age of 50. While no one disputes he was the King of Pop, what you may not have known is ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published June 26, 2009
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 ...

Published September 22, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: You Deserve a Financial Break, $5,000!

Scholarship Spotlight: You Deserve a Financial Break, $5,000!

It's that time of year again...FAFSA time! And we know how it is. The paperwork. The collaboration with your parents. The frustration. All to get whatever financial aid you can. Well, ...

Published January 25, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Campus Discovery Scholarship, $5,000

Scholarship Spotlight: Campus Discovery Scholarship, $5,000

The Campus Discovery Scholarship is available to current college students as well as those who have graduated in 2008 or 2009. You must complete a survey and submit an original response ...

Published January 26, 2010
July 4th Shout for Cash Winner Announced!

July 4th Shout for Cash Winner Announced!

FastWeb’s Shout for Cash Contest went off with fireworks on July 4th. Nearly 16,000 users logged in for a chance to win $500. In celebration of our freedom of speech and ...

Published July 8, 2009
Scholarship Spotlight: The Morality of Profit Global Competition, $20,000

Scholarship Spotlight: The Morality of Profit Global Competition, $20,000

The Morality of Profit Global Competition is available to students with an interest in the topic of the morality of profit. Students must submit an essay of no more than 3,000 ...

Published January 25, 2010
November is National Scholarship Month!

November is National Scholarship Month!

National Scholarship Month The month of November is devoted to raising awareness of the need for scholarship support for postsecondary education. Scholarships help students realize their dreams. (National Scholarship Month was ...

Mark Kantrowitz
Published November 1, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Do Something -- and win $100K! High School, College, Grad, All Majors.

Scholarship Spotlight: Do Something -- and win $100K! High School, College, Grad, All Majors.

If community involvement is important to you, then this is YOUR scholarship! The Do Something Awards will offer up grants to five deserving young people out there making a difference. But ...

Published December 14, 2009
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 ...

Published October 16, 2009
Olive Garden's Pasta Tales Essay Contest

Olive Garden's Pasta Tales Essay Contest

Apply for the Olive Garden's Pasta Tales Essay Contest.

Published January 14, 2011
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 ...

Published September 23, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Six Flags Friends Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Six Flags Friends Scholarship

DoSomething.org and Six Flags are giving away six $1,500 college scholarships. Scholarship money will go directly to the college or university the winner is enrolled in. If the winner is not ...

Published March 24, 2010
Big Dig Scholarship

Big Dig Scholarship

Apply for the Big Dig Scholarship.

Published March 1, 2010
Scholarship Opportunities for Men

Scholarship Opportunities for Men

Learn more about opportunities and scholarships for men.

Published February 23, 2016
Scholarship Spotlight: Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2010

Scholarship Spotlight: Frame My Future Scholarship Contest 2010

What is your vision for yourself after college? Church Hill Classics and diplomaframe.com want to help you frame your future and attain your dreams. So, show us what your future looks ...

Published January 19, 2010
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 ...

Published August 19, 2010