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Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part I

Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part I

Follow these tips to create your own winning scholarship essay!

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 3, 2015
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Published July 21, 2009
Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part II

Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part II

Follow these tips to create your own winning scholarship essay!

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published March 3, 2015
How Scholarships are Judged: An Inside Look

How Scholarships are Judged: An Inside Look

Ensure that your application impresses the scholarship committee.

By Roxana Hadad
Published May 10, 2016
How Not to Lose Your Scholarship

How Not to Lose Your Scholarship

You've won a scholarship--now, keep it.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published May 10, 2016
Develop Your Scholarship Game Plan

Develop Your Scholarship Game Plan

To win the big game, you have to have a strategy.

By Ben Kaplan
Published January 5, 2013
Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

Learn how to create your own masterpiece--and win!

By Ben Kaplan
Published April 21, 2009
Top Ten Scholarship  Email Etiquette Tips

Top Ten Scholarship Email Etiquette Tips

Email may be a quick way to communicate, but don’t forget your etiquette when emailing with admissions counselors, scholarship sponsors and financial aid officers. Make a good impression with these tips. ...

By Bridget Kulla
Published June 3, 2009
Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

Small scholarships can make a big difference.

By Stephen Borkowski
Published February 5, 2013
Scholarships for Dummies: Common Sense Places to Look for Scholarships

Scholarships for Dummies: Common Sense Places to Look for Scholarships

Score a scolarship for being athletic, artistic, or wacky.

By Kathryn Knight
Published February 5, 2013
Beware: Scholarships Can Reduce Your Need-Based Financial Aid

Beware: Scholarships Can Reduce Your Need-Based Financial Aid

Scholarships can actually reduce the amount of financial aid you receive.

Compiled by FastWeb Staff Writers
Published March 4, 2009
Coca-Cola Awards $3.4 Million in Scholarships.  Here's What They Look For.

Coca-Cola Awards $3.4 Million in Scholarships. Here's What They Look For.

Patti Ross, Vice President of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, has been giving away money to students for 10 years. She often says that “scholarship providers aren’t mind readers,” but she’s letting ...

Published April 22, 2009
Five Scholarship Myths

Five Scholarship Myths

Don't let these works of fiction keep you from winning awards.

By Ben Kaplan
Published February 3, 2013
Don’t Let Your Scholarship Slip Away

Don’t Let Your Scholarship Slip Away

The key to success in winning scholarships is knowing how to better market yourself.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 5, 2009
Cut Corners on College Costs

Cut Corners on College Costs

College costs are going through the roof. The average debt of a student finishing college is almost $20,000. Follow these strategies to reduce the sticker cost of your education. Ask about ...

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published September 3, 2008
Is This Scholarship Right for Me? 3 Things to Consider

Is This Scholarship Right for Me? 3 Things to Consider

Before you hit send on your scholarship applications, though, there are three questions you should ask yourself. These questions will force you to think about honesty, availability, and passion.

By Tiffany Sorensen, Varsity Tutors' Contributor
Published June 8, 2016
New Changes on Fastweb: the Status Dropdown

New Changes on Fastweb: the Status Dropdown

Check out the new status dropdown tool on Fastweb.

Published February 9, 2012
What You Need to Know About Winning Scholarships

What You Need to Know About Winning Scholarships

Find out what you need to know about winning scholarships -- you can do it!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 22, 2012
$100k Scholarship Success Story: Shay Spivey, Scholarship Winner

$100k Scholarship Success Story: Shay Spivey, Scholarship Winner

Winning just one scholarship is impressive - but this student was ultimately awarded 22 scholarships, totaling over $100,000 throughout the five years she attended college.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 29, 2016
What to Do Once You Have Applied

What to Do Once You Have Applied

Find out what steps to take after you've applied.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 10, 2016