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    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 Native Americans. Eligibility Many Native American scholarships require that you establish eligibility. Eligibility requirements vary depending on the award. Often, you must be an enrolled member of a federally recognized ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    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 what sets Do Something apart from other scholarships is that it offers you the opportunity to earn cash for education while helping others and truly making a difference. The Do ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +46
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    Scholarships for Your Personality Type

    Scholarships for Your Personality Type
    How do you define yourself? You’re unique and, although you cannot possibly be defined by one personality trait, sometimes one trait is all it takes to qualify for an amazing award. Perhaps even several! Whether you’re an activist, a poet or a social media savant – Fastweb has scholarships suited to your application needs – and many more where those came ...
    Published 4 months ago | Rated: +160
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    Cancer Scholarships

    Cancer Scholarships
    Families who are faced with cancer undergo severe physical, psychological and financial strain. Students who are fighting cancer must often interrupt their education and cannot work to save money for college or participate in extracurricular activities. Students who are first diagnosed with cancer while in college should talk with the dean of students and the director of student financial aid at ...
    Published 12 months ago | Rated: +23
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated: +13
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    HUGE High School Scholarships

    HUGE High School Scholarships
    High school is filled with some of life’s greatest moments, but also can be very stressful. You get to attend prom but, then again, there are college applications. Graduation is near but, unfortunately, you also had to take your SATs and ACTs. Wouldn't a scholarship with a larger than life amount help dim the not-so-savory memories? We think so. At the ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +52
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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 over 3 years ago | Rated: +15
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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 5 years ago | Rated: +28
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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 5 years ago | Rated: +57
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    Scholarship Scam Red Flags

    Scholarship Scam Red Flags
    Scholarships are a wonderful option for students that would like help paying for school. As with anything good, there are people out there who will take advantage of students’ trust and hopes for the future. As a leading scholarship database, Fastweb screens all of the scholarships available on the site and does not charge anything for its services. There are, however, ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +40
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    Unique, Silly & Fun Scholarships

    Unique, Silly & Fun 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 11 months ago | Rated: +65
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    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: David

    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: David
    Meet David, a 20-year-old from Gaithersburg, MD, and winner of GotChosen’s 40K to Give Away Scholarship. David is currently a junior at Montgomery Community College studying Environmental Science and Policy. David’s father was originally the person who encouraged him to apply for scholarships but he knew his chances would be better the more he applied for. “My dad was a pretty ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +13
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    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel

    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel
    Curious if people actually win scholarships through Fastweb? They absolutely do and here’s another $40k winner to prove it! Daniel Guerriero, 19, is going into his sophomore year at University of South Carolina who won GotChosen's GotScholarship $40k Give Away. [gate] How many scholarships did you apply for before you won this one? I only applied to a few, around 4 ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +44
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    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 and other financial aid that you usually don't have to pay back. And if you're Hispanic, there are many scholarships earmarked especially for you. "Once you start doing some research, ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +6
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    Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

    Painting Your Scholarship Portrait
    Some scholarship applications bring home the bucks—but plenty of others don't. When you put these two groups of applications side by side, the differences are like night and day. What Makes a Winning Application Unsuccessful scholarship applications, more often then not, resembled a laundry list of activities, awards, and accomplishments. Although these credentials were often impressive in and of themselves, reading ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +28
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    FastWeb's Winner Circle: Kathleen from Tennessee

    FastWeb's Winner Circle: Kathleen from Tennessee
    What is the name of the scholarship? And how much did you win? The scholarship was the Janette Ranking Foundation Grant and I won $2,000 per year. What did you use your scholarship money for? I used it for books and buying a computer. How do you stay organized in your scholarship search? I do some research on FastWeb as a ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +97
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    Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies

    Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies
    What seems like an oxymoron may actually be reality. Colleges are making it difficult, if not impossible, for students to attend school completely free of charge, even if they receive scholarship aid. Often times, schools require students to pay a portion of their tuition bill out of pocket, regardless of the amount a student has been given for financial aid. What’s ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +31
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    Sports Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships and Financial Aid for Student Athletes

    Sports Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships and Financial Aid for Student Athletes
    Approximately 1% to 2% of undergraduate students in Bachelor's degree programs receive athletic scholarships, a total of about $1 billion a year. Additional facts and figures concerning athletic scholarships may be found in the Backgrounder: Athletic Scholarships. Of schools with a NCAA affiliation, only Division I and Division II schools may offer athletic scholarships. Division III schools -- the most prestigious ...
    Published 12 months ago | Rated: +25
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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 12 days ago | Rated: -18
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    Second Round Knockout: Survive Round Two of the Scholarship Game

    Second Round Knockout: Survive Round Two of the Scholarship Game
    You feel confident about your scholarship essay. It's a neat, well-written piece. There's a great chance you'll pass the first round and be in contention for the award. What about the second round? Now you're up against applicants who also submitted neat, well-written essays. Now the judges are pickier. These essay errors commonly knockout applicants in the second round: Vaguely Addressing ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +36
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