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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
Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest $30,000

Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest $30,000

“Does America Still Have Heroes?” If you’ve got an answer to that question, it could win you $30,000 in scholarship money. The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is ...

Published July 3, 2009
Scholarship Spotlight: Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

Scholarship Spotlight: Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship

The Gen and Kelly Tanabe Scholarship is a merit-based program that helps students fulfill their dreams of a higher education. The scholarship is named for Gen and Kelly Tanabe, best-selling authors ...

Published January 19, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: $5K, Open to All Majors! What Would You Do if You Had Cancer?

Scholarship Spotlight: $5K, Open to All Majors! What Would You Do if You Had Cancer?

Name: James "Rhio" O'Connor Memorial Scholarship Fund Provided By: Cancer Monthly, LLC Deadline: February 26, 2010 Type of Award: Scholarship Amount: $5000 Awards Available: Unspecified Website: http://www.cancermonthly.com/scholarship.asp Description: The James "Rhio" ...

Published December 2, 2009
Lowe's Scholarship

Lowe's Scholarship

Apply for the Lowe's Scholarship.

Published November 13, 2012
"A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest

"A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest

Apply for the "A Voice for Animals" High School Essay Contest.

Published January 20, 2011
Scholarship Shout-Out: Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship

Scholarship Shout-Out: Coca-Cola Scholars Scholarship

For over 25 years, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation has been fulfilling countless dreams through their generous scholarship opportunities. In total, the Foundation has provided over $51 million in scholarships; and just ...

Published May 20, 2014
Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Frame My Future Scholarship Contest

Apply for the Frame My Future Scholarship Contest.

Published January 14, 2011
GotScholarship: $40K to Give Away Scholarship

GotScholarship: $40K to Give Away Scholarship

Apply for the GotScholarship: $40K to Give Away Scholarship.

Published December 18, 2012
Scholarship Shout-Out: $10,000 Anti-Texting and Driving Scholarship

Scholarship Shout-Out: $10,000 Anti-Texting and Driving Scholarship

DoSomething.org states that texting and driving is the cause of between 8 to 11 deaths per day. Another source, Textinganddrivingsafety.com, also reports that drivers who are texting take their eyes off ...

Published July 15, 2014
New Study Reveals Popularity in High School is Indicator of Future Success

New Study Reveals Popularity in High School is Indicator of Future Success

Is the homecoming queen destined for a better future?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published October 25, 2012
Scholarship Providers of the Year Named

Scholarship Providers of the Year Named

Megan Barnes (left) and Kathy Simon Abels (right), from the Simon Family Foundation, accept the Independent Scholarship Provider of the Year Award from FastWeb Publisher, Mark Kantrowitz (center).

By Lauren Anderson Youngblood
Published October 29, 2009
Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest

Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest

Apply for the Negative Population Growth Scholarship Contest.

Published February 11, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: AmeriCorps Educational Award $4,725

Scholarship Spotlight: AmeriCorps Educational Award $4,725

Want to help those less fortunate than you and earn a scholarship at the same time? AmeriCorps is providing you that opportunity through TechMission Corps! TMC members serve in a 12-month ...

Published July 20, 2009
Scholarship Spotlight: Engineer Girl! Essay Contest

Scholarship Spotlight: Engineer Girl! Essay Contest

The 2011 Engineer Girl! Essay Contest is available to boys and girls in 9th-12th grade. In no more than 1500 words, describe an item that is used for disaster relief. Explain ...

Published February 4, 2011
Scholarship Spotlight: Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship $10,000

Scholarship Spotlight: Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship $10,000

The Iris-Samuel Rothman Scholarship is open to college bound, undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate male students in all areas of study, who have lost their mother and have either lost their father, ...

Published October 22, 2009
Scholarship Spotlight: Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

Scholarship Spotlight: Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship, $1,000

The Akash Kuruvilla Memorial Scholarship is available to full- time undergraduate students pursuing post- secondary study. You must submit a 750- word essay answering the question, "What does the phrase 'The ...

Published February 9, 2010
Best Buy Scholarship

Best Buy Scholarship

Apply for the Best Buy Scholarship.

Published January 2, 2013
Scholarship Spotlight: Video Contest, $5,000 in Prizes

Scholarship Spotlight: Video Contest, $5,000 in Prizes

The Swackhamer Video Contest is open to students of all ages. To be eligible for this award, you must submit a video of no more than three minutes on the topic ...

Published February 16, 2010
Scholarship Spotlight: Edison Scholars Program

Scholarship Spotlight: Edison Scholars Program

The Edison Scholars Program is open to high school students with a GPA of 2.8 or higher. Students must be planning to attend an accredited four-year institution of higher learning and ...

Published February 25, 2011