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    Weird Scholarships

    Weird Scholarships
    Everyone is normal until you get to know them. Then, “the weird” comes out. By fully embracing your weird factor, you could land yourself some serious scholarship money to help pay your college tuition. From paranormal activity to the Klingon dialect, we’re spreading the weird with our top 15 weird scholarships. Writers of the Future Contest L. Ron Hubbard wasn’t just ...
    Published almost 3 years ago | Rated: +681
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    Photography and Film Scholarships and Internships

    Photography and Film Scholarships and Internships
    Do you have the photography bug? On the other hand, perhaps, moving pictures are your passion. Do you love shooting at every angle and capturing every moment? If you answered yes, then keep reading because these scholarships are seriously right up your alley! Whether you’re interested in photography or film-making as a hobby or seriously taking it on as a part ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +83
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    Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students

    Scholarships for Hispanic and Latino Students
    National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15. It's a time to recognize contributions from Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States as well as celebrate their culture, positive influence on America and heritage. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we've put together a list of scholarships that celebrate Hispanic and Latino roots which, in ...
    Published 11 months ago | Rated: +354
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    Top Winter Scholarships

    Top Winter Scholarships
    Did you hear the news? The infamous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow on February 2, also known as Groundhog's Day. You know what that means: six more weeks of winter. But, don't let the news of a longer winter get you down! Warm up and celebrate the snow with these winter-themed scholarships, instead. Note: Many of these scholarships are school-specific, ...
    Published 6 months ago | Rated: +8
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    Art Scholarships and Internships

    Art Scholarships and Internships
    When students are work hard to develop passions, both inside and outside of the classroom, organizations take notice. That's why not all scholarships are based on academic performance. Alternatively, many seek to reward a student's unique talent — whether it’s athletic, mechanical, art-based, etc. To help connect creative students with increasing scholarship opportunities, the Fastweb database contains an array of art ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +125
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    College Athletic Scholarships

    College Athletic Scholarships
    How would you like to play your favorite sport on a college team and get financial assistance for it? You can! According to the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) about $1 billion worth of scholarships are awarded to around 126,000 student-athletes every year. Getting an athletic scholarship is challenging, but you can make it easier on yourself by learning the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +209
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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 1 year ago | Rated: +141
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    Scholarships for Unusual Talent

    Scholarships for Unusual Talent
    Shaquille O'Neal earned a basketball scholarship to Louisiana State University. The 2005 Nobel Prize Winner in physics, John L. Hall, won a science scholarship to Carnegie Mellon University. But you don't have to be a basketball star or science wiz to win money for college. Scholarships designed for students with unique talents can help fund your degree.RodeoWhether you're a barrel racer ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +29
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    Nursing Scholarships

    Nursing Scholarships
    It’s a great time to pursue a career in nursing, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Employment in the field is projected for continual growth of up to 25 percent (compared to the national average of 11 percent) through the year 2022. Large numbers of current licensed practical and vocational nurses continually retire on an annual basis, making room ...
    Published 19 days ago | Rated: +44
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    Private School Scholarships for K-12

    Private School Scholarships for K-12
    Fastweb is well-known as a source of information about college scholarships, so it's not surprising that families turn to Fastweb for information about paying for private elementary, middle and secondary schools. The main sources of money for private schools are scholarships, loans and tuition installment plans. Scholarships for private schools are often called voucher programs. Families can also save tax-free for ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +7
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    It Takes Two Scholarships or More

    It Takes Two Scholarships or More
    Sometimes two is better than one. Get your friends together and learn more about scholarships that are group efforts. Scholarship competitions that allow you to work with partners can be a great way for you and your friends to earn money for college. Each person in your group contributes his or her talents and together you may win a scholarship you ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +26
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    Summertime Scholarships to Apply for Now

    Summertime Scholarships to Apply for Now
    Summer is a time to relax, but it's also a great time to uncover some financial aid, if you know where to look. FastWeb has highlighted a few summer-themed scholarships that are open now (or will be soon) that you can work on while taking breaks from your beach reading. You may not be eligible for all scholarships. FastWeb recommends that ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +27
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    Green Scholarships, Internships & Activities

    Green Scholarships, Internships & Activities
    It's not easy being green, but plenty of students still manage, treating every day as if it's Earth Day. Did you know that a passion for going green can become a way to pay for school? It's true! Many students are rewarded for their efforts with awards. In celebration of Earth Day, we've outlined environmental, Eco-friendly scholarships, green grants and internship ...
    Published 5 months ago | Rated: +52
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    Athletic Scholarships on Fastweb

    Athletic Scholarships on Fastweb
    Don't think it's possible to pay for college and continue to play the sport you love? Think again. Athletic scholarships make it possible for student-athletes to pursue their academic and athletic dreams in college -- even if you plan to play on an intramural team instead of the college's official team. Check out these scholarships for student athletes, and get paid ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +13
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    Scholarships for Women

    Scholarships for Women
    March, being Women's History Month, is a time to celebrate not only the achievements and accomplishments of the many great women who have paved the way to this modern day, but also to celebrate the opportunities that such accomplishments have opened to the young women of future generations. Once of the best ways to honor such extraordinary women of the past ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +269
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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 over 1 year ago | Rated: +33
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    Summer Break Scholarships: When and How to Apply

    Summer Break Scholarships: When and How to Apply
    They call it summer break for a reason! Even if you’re working full-time at a camp, fast food joint or business, there is one big time drain missing from your life: homework. Not to mention, there are no after-school clubs, athletics or programs to attend. That’s a pretty big relief after the busy year you’ve had, right? Well, while you’re kicking ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +62
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    Patriotic Scholarships

    Patriotic Scholarships
    A true patriot is red, white and blue, inside and out. If you're a true patriot, then the following Americana-themed scholarships are right up your alley. Nothing encompasses the American dream more than these patriotic scholarships. Scholarship opportunities enable students to gain access to higher education through helping to paying for school. Think about it: aren't opportunities really at the heart ...
    Published about 1 month ago | Rated: +105
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    Humongous High School Scholarships

    Humongous High School Scholarships
    College is an exciting time and you have a whole lot to look forward to! One downside, however, is tuition payments. Wouldn't a crazy-huge scholarship help cover the worry of paying for college? We think so. In fact, we know so. At the very least, it would start college off with a bang! The following awards fall under this category, rewarding ...
    Published 3 months ago | Rated: +33
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    Black Friday Scholarships & Internships

    Black Friday Scholarships & Internships
    The holidays have arrived earlier than ever this season (at least it feels that way). No matter what holiday you observe, one “holiday” seems to be shared by everyone – Black Friday. Everyone wants the steals and deals offered on Black Friday and, of course, Cyber Monday, too. But, are you aware of the Black Friday deals and savings that won’t ...
    Published 9 months ago | Rated: +60
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