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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 ...

Published October 16, 2009
FastWeb Winner's Circle: Jane Stanley from Indiana

FastWeb Winner's Circle: Jane Stanley from Indiana

Wondering who wins the scholarships posted on FastWeb? Students just like you win all the time! FastWeb has scholarships for high school, college, graduate and non-traditional students. Meet our most recent ...

Published October 14, 2009
FastWeb's Winner Circle: Johana from California

FastWeb's Winner Circle: Johana from California

You could be the next member featured in the FastWeb Winner's Circle. E-mail FastWeb at info@fastweb.com if you've won a scholarship you found on our site.

Published September 15, 2009
FastWeb Announces 140 Character Essay Winner

FastWeb Announces 140 Character Essay Winner

FastWeb announces the 140 character essay winner.

By Adam Starr
Published September 8, 2009
FastWeb's Winner Circle: Kathleen from Tennessee

FastWeb's Winner Circle: Kathleen from Tennessee

You could be the next member featured in the FastWeb Winner's Circle. E-mail FastWeb at info@fastweb.com if you've won a scholarship you found on our site.

Published August 31, 2009
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 ...

Published August 3, 2009
Becas para Estudiantes Hispanos y Latinos

Becas para Estudiantes Hispanos y Latinos

Esta guía enumera más de 100 becas para estudiantes hispanos y latinos que van a empezar a matricularse en programas universitarios, a estudiantes que ya atienden la universidad y para estudiantes ...

Mark Kantrowitz
Published July 29, 2009
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Sign Up For FastWeb's Newsletters & Scholarship Alerts

Want to hear from us? Sign up for Fastweb's newsletters and get our most popular and useful insider advice, tips and awards sent straight to your inbox every week. In our ...

Published July 21, 2009
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
July 4th Shout for Cash Winner Announced!

July 4th Shout for Cash Winner Announced!

FastWeb’s Shout for Cash Contest went off with fireworks on July 4th. Nearly 16,000 users logged in for a chance to win $500. In celebration of our freedom of speech and ...

Published July 8, 2009
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
Winners Announced for Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest!

Winners Announced for Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest!

After 4,000 essays and a long week of deliberations, we have finally selected our two winners of The Bank of America Student Voices Essay Contest! The contest asked students to answer ...

By Lauren Bayne Andeson
Published June 29, 2009
Michael Jackson’s $300 Million Legacy

Michael Jackson’s $300 Million Legacy

Michael Jackson died Thursday after going into cardiac arrest, at the age of 50. While no one disputes he was the King of Pop, what you may not have known is ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published June 26, 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
The Semantics of Making a Winning Scholarship Video

The Semantics of Making a Winning Scholarship Video

Remember the Blair Witch Project? The student-filmed production, found a year after the "disappearance" of the three students who shot the haunting footage, won 11 film awards. Pretty good for amateurs. ...

By Kathryn Knight
Published May 18, 2009
Lights, Camera, Action: Tips to Make a Great Web Video

Lights, Camera, Action: Tips to Make a Great Web Video

Do you sometimes watch a video on YouTube and think that you could do much better? Making a web video is simple and can be a lot of fun. What's more, ...

By Ryan Uricks
Published May 18, 2009
Promoting Your Video Contest Entry

Promoting Your Video Contest Entry

You’ve made your video and it’s finally up — but now you need the votes. Getting them may not be as hard as you think. The key is using existing social ...

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published May 18, 2009
Promotional Awards Can Make the Difference

Promotional Awards Can Make the Difference

Many students don’t win scholarships for college — that’s according to a recent FastWeb poll of over 40,000 college students. According to the survey, about 80 percent of respondents have not ...

Published May 18, 2009
Get to Know the Scholarship Provider

Get to Know the Scholarship Provider

Patti Ross has been working as the Vice President of the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation for 15 years. She also partners with FastWeb by providing insightful knowledge to students searching for scholarships ...

Published May 15, 2009
Mystery Donor Gives $76 Million to Colleges for Scholarships

Mystery Donor Gives $76 Million to Colleges for Scholarships

No one knows for sure why the specific schools were chosen, but there are some similarities.

By Lauren Bayne Anderson
Published May 12, 2009