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Scholarships for Your Personality Type

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 from.

Elizabeth Hoyt

June 19, 2018

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 from. Check out the following scholarships, outlined by different personality type recommendations:

For the Activist –

PIRG Fellowship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Senior through Graduate Students, Year 1
Award Amount: $24,500
Sponsored by National Association of State Public Interest Research Groups, PIRG Fellowship is available to recent college graduates who are interested in the public interest movement. As a PIRG Fellow, you will build expertise on global warming, campaign reform, or another social problem. You will conduct research, make the case for solutions, act as a spokesperson to the media, build diverse coalitions, write grants, and develop the kind of politically powerful support you need to win. Get more information on the PIRG Fellowship.
Winter Wildlife Intern – Wildcare Inc.
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshman through College Senior The Winter Wildlife Intern position is open to students who are interested in the care and treatment of injured and orphaned wildlife. You must be able to work 10 hours per week during the fall and/or spring term to be eligible for this internship. This internship is unpaid. Get more information on the Winter Wildlife Intern – Wildcare Inc..

For Artists & Creatives –

Visual Arts Endowment Scholarship

Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomores through College Seniors
Award Amount: $4,000 The Visual Arts Endowment Scholarship is available to continuing full-time students at the University of California, San Diego majoring in visual arts. This award is based on merit. Get more information on the Visual Arts Endowment Scholarship.

For Athletes -

Helen Dix and Robert C. Dix Athletic Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies The Helen Dix and Robert C. Dix Athletic Scholarship is open to student athletes at Kent State University. Learn more about the Helen Dix and Robert C. Dix Athletic Scholarship.

For Brilliant Business Minds -

Microsoft Business Internship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Junior through College Senior Sponsored by Fannie Mae, the Audit Internship is available to students with a major in accounting, finance, mathematics, economics, risk management, information systems or a related field. Intern duties include risk identification, reviewing and documenting business procedures and communicating of audit findings. You must have an interest in auditing as a career and have strong analytical and communication skills to be considered for this internship. Get more information on the Microsoft Business Internship.

For the Busy Bee -

Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes

Deadline: Last day of every month; refreshes monthly
Available to: All Fastweb members (minimum age 13 years)
Award Amount: $500 The Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes is open to registered Fastweb members who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and who are at least thirteen (13) years of age. You must log into your Fastweb account to obtain your personal referral link. For each person who registers for Fastweb via your personal referral link during the Promotion Period, you and your referral will entered as a pair into the monthly drawing. Get more information on the Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes.

For Caregivers -

HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies
The HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students is available to students who are from a disadvantaged background as defined by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. You must be attending a participating school of medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, nursing or a related allied health field to be considered for this award. Get more information on the HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Students.

For the Chef –

Culinary Institute of America National Student Organization Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: $3,000 The Culinary Institute of America National Student Organization Scholarship is available to students who are student members of SkillsUSA. You must demonstrate skill in baking, culinary arts or pastry arts to qualify for this award. Get more information on the Culinary Institute of America National Student Organization Scholarship.

For the Competitor -

CKSF Scholarship Competition
Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $2,500
The CKSF Scholarships are available to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in the U.S. You must register to participate in scholarship quizzes that test your knowledge of topics ranging from general "common knowledge" to specific academic subjects, books, websites, and even movies. You will be scored based on a combination of time and accuracy. Students with the highest scores at the end of each competition win. Learn more information about the CKSF Scholarship Competition.

For the Dancer -

Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: Minimum age 15 years
Award Amount: $10,000
Have you always dreamed of dancing with the stars? Founded by Nigel Lythgoe, Adam Shankman, Carrie Ann Inaba and Katie Holmes, the Dizzy Feet Foundation was created to celebrate the love of dance. The Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship is open to students who are at least 15 years of age who are studying at an accredited dance school, studio, university or other institution. You must be a U.S. citizen and demonstrate talent, technical skill and dance expression to be considered for this award. You must be nominated by your school in order to qualify for this award. Apply for the Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship.

For the Environmentalist –

Wyss Scholars Conservation of the American West Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, Year 1 through Year 5
Award Amount: Varies The Wyss Scholars Conservation of the American West Scholarship is open to graduate students at the University of Montana, Missoula. You must be majoring in environmental conservation and demonstrate academic merit to be eligible for this award. Learn more about the Wyss Scholars Conservation of the American West Scholarship.
Patagonia Enviro Internship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: Patagonia Employees
Award Amount: Varies
The Patagonia Enviro Internship is open to Patagonia employees who are interested in interning with environmental groups. Patagonia provides up to two months of paid time off for employees to pursue their environmental interests. Get more information on the Patagonia Enviro Internship.

For the Health Nut –

Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center Internship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Senior through Graduate Students, Year 1
Provided by the Mayo Clinic, the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center Internship is available to undergraduate students majoring in exercise science, health/wellness promotion, and related fields. This 12-15 week internship will provide interns experience with: administering fitness assessments, physical activity counseling and prescription, research endeavors, education presentations, health promotion programming, group exercise leadership and managing facility operations. Eligible students must have completed all course work except their internship, or have one semester left following the internship, and be experienced with fitness testing and program development. Get more information on the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center Internship.

For the History Buff –

Museum of Broadcast Communications Archives Internship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies The Museum of Broadcast Communications Archives Internship is available to students who are interested in museum operations and a career in museum administration or nonprofit fundraising. Interns will provide assistance with the museum's fundraising program and operational events and duties. You must be able to write clearly and persuasively, show an interest in museums and/or philanthropy, and demonstrate excellent organizational skills to be eligible for this position. Experience with MS Office is preferred. Internships last for 12 weeks and are located in Chicago, Illinois. Interns must be able to work 15 to 20 hours per week; flexible weekly schedules are available. Please visit the sponsor's Web site for additional information. Get more information on the Museum of Broadcast Communications Archives Internship.

For Lazy Bones –

Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes

Deadline: Last day of every month; refreshes monthly
Available to: All Fastweb members (minimum age 13 years)
Award Amount: $500 The Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes is open to registered Fastweb members who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and who are at least thirteen (13) years of age. You must log into your Fastweb account to obtain your personal referral link. For each person who registers for Fastweb via your personal referral link during the Promotion Period, you and your referral will entered as a pair into the monthly drawing. Get more information on the Fastweb Invite a Friend Sweepstakes.

For the Musician -

Jimi Hendrix Scholarship
Award: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomore to College Senior
The Jimi Hendrix Scholarship is open to returning guitar students at Berklee College of Music. Apply for the Jimi Hendrix Scholarship.
Leonard Bernstein Scholarship
Award: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen to College Seniors
The Leonard Bernstein Scholarship is open to students at Indiana University, Jacobs School of Music. Apply for the Leonard Bernstein Scholarship.

For Nature Lovers -

Charlotte Latourette Outdoor Recreation Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies The Charlotte E. Latourette Outdoor Recreation Scholarship is available to students majoring in outdoor education and camping at Ohio University. You must demonstrate financial need to be eligible for this award. Learn more information about the Charlotte Latourette Outdoor Recreation Scholarship.
Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Sophomore through College Senior
Award Amount: $1,000 The Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Scholarship is available to sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are attending a Wisconsin college or university. You must be pursuing a degree in horticulture, landscaping, environmental sciences, conservation, or forestry to be eligible for this award. Learn more information about the Wisconsin Garden Club Federation.
LaFontaine Aquatic Entomology Award
Deadline: Varies
Available to: Graduate Students, 1st Year through 5th Year
Award Amount: Varies
Provided by the Federation of Fly Fishers, the LaFontaine Aquatic Entomology Award is available to graduate students doing a research project in aquatic entomology. You must submit your resume, a short synopsis of your project, and a letter of recommendation from your faculty advisor to be considered for this award. Learn more information about the LaFontaine Aquatic Entomology Award.
Optimist International Oratorical Contest
Deadline: Varies
Available to: Maximum Age 18
Award Amount: $2,500
The Optimist International Oratorical Contest is open to students under the age of 19. To be considered for this award, you must prepare a 4 to 5 minute speech on the topic, "How My Passions Impact the World" to be presented at your local Optimist Club's contest. Learn more information about the Optimist International Oratorical Contest.

For the Poet –

Havilah Babcock Poetry Contest
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: Varies
The Havilah Babcock Poetry ContestAward is available to students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina. This is awarded to the student who has written the most outstanding poetry as determined by faculty judges. Get more information on the Havilah Babcock Poetry Contest.

For the Speaker -

American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest

Deadline: Varies
Available to: High School Freshmen through High School Seniors
Award Amount: $18,000
Provided by The American Legion, the National High School Oratorical Contest is open to junior high and high school students who are under the age of 20 and citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. You must prepare an oration on some aspect of the U.S. Constitution, with some emphasis on the duties and obligations of citizens to our government. A complete list of topics are available on the Legion's Web site. Each individual state winner certified into and participating in the first round of the national contest receives an additional $1,500 scholarship. Learn more information about the American Legion National High School Oratorical Contest.

For the Technophile–

Women in Wireless Communications Scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Sophomores
Award Amount: Varies The Women in Wireless Communications Scholarship is available to female students in the College of Technology at Idaho State University. You must be enrolled in the electronic wireless telecommunications program and demonstrate a strong academic performance, involvement in co-curricular activities and future goals in the field of wireless communications to be eligible for this award. Get more information on the Women in Wireless Communications Scholarship.

For Veterans & Military Members –

Montgomery GI Bill
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through College Seniors
Award Amount: Varies
Provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Montgomery GI Bill is available to active duty military veterans and Selected Reserve military personnel. This program may be used toward degree and certificate programs, flight training, apprenticeship/on-the-job training, correspondence courses, entrepreneurship training and fees for licenses or certifications. Get more information on the Montgomery GI Bill.

For the Volunteer -

City Year – Volunteer for America
Award: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
City Year, a proud member of AmeriCorps, is a national service organization that brings together young adults from diverse backgrounds for a demanding ten months of full-time community service, leadership development, and civic engagement. In 20 locations across the United States, these young leaders invest their talents and energy to address our country's most critical needs. City Year corps members engage others in service and make a positive difference in their communities and in the lives of children and youth. Corps members also receive a weekly living stipend and basic health insurance. Eligibility Requirements: Must be between the ages of 17-24 and a United States citizen or permanent resident alien. High school graduate/G.E.D. recipient OR agreement to pursue a G.E.D. If you do not have a H.S. diploma or its equivalency, you will be required to take a basic academic proficiency test; your position is contingent upon satisfactory testing results. Learn more information about the City Year – Volunteer for America.

For the Writer –

Love Your Career Scholarship
Deadline: 9/10/2018
Available to: College Freshmen through Graduate Students, Year 5
Award Amount: $1,000 The Love Your Career Scholarship is available to students attending an accredited college or university. You must submit an essay of at least 1,000 words describing at least three steps that you plan to take in the next year to start a path towards having a career that you love in order to qualify for this award. Topics may include: What are your passions that could be turned into a career? What are some ideas you have for a business based on things that you love and are skilled at? You must also interview a professional in your chosen field that has at least three years of experience. Learn more about the Love Your Career Scholarship.
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