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Steer Clear of ID Theft When Applying Online

Steer Clear of ID Theft When Applying Online

Make sure your personal information is safe when applying for scholarships.

By Bridget Kulla
Published April 21, 2009
Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 1: False Claims

Beware of Scholarship Scams. Part 1: False Claims

Don't be a victim of scholarship scams.

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
After-Graduation Possibilities: Prestigious International Fellowship Programs

After-Graduation Possibilities: Prestigious International Fellowship Programs

International grants add to your resume and your life experience.

By Bridget Kulla
Published April 21, 2009
Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

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

By Ben Kaplan
Published April 21, 2009
Seeking Your Scholarship Letter of Recommendation

Seeking Your Scholarship Letter of Recommendation

Get the green light on your scholarship letters of rec.

By Roxana Hadad
Published April 21, 2009
The Art of Letters

The Art of Letters

Your correspondence is judged along with your application.

By Roxana Hadad
Published March 31, 2009
10 Scam Warning Signs

10 Scam Warning Signs

These quick tips can help you spot a scam.

Published March 5, 2009
Ace Your Scholarship Interview

Ace Your Scholarship Interview

Make a great impression on the scholarship committee.

By Lisa Portenga, Scholarship Coordinator for the Fremont Area Foundation
Published March 5, 2009
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
Get to the Point – and Win Scholarship Judges Over

Get to the Point – and Win Scholarship Judges Over

Be directive in your writing approach.

By Ryan Uricks
Published March 4, 2009
Upgrade your Essay with an Awesome Outline

Upgrade your Essay with an Awesome Outline

Organizing your essay will help you along the way.

By Ryan Uricks
Published March 4, 2009
Summertime Scholarships to Apply for Now

Summertime Scholarships to Apply for Now

Soak up the sun and land a scholarship.

By Chris Diehl
Published February 9, 2009
Tuition Tax Credits

Tuition Tax Credits

Paying for a college education can be financially taxing. Fortunately, the Treasury Department has set up the Hope Scholarship Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit for students and their families. These credits ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 5, 2008
A Free Ride

A Free Ride

Students in Kalamazoo, Michigan, recently learned they could get a free college education. A program called offers students who've spent their entire academic career in Kalamazoo public schools a free ride ...

By Sandra Guy
Published September 3, 2008
Financial Aid for Native American Students

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 ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 3, 2008
Financial Aid for Hispanic Students

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 ...

By Melissa Bearns
Published September 3, 2008
Financial Aid for African-American Students

Financial Aid for African-American Students

Paying for college is tough. Luckily, many schools and organizations want to encourage access to higher education for African Americans and other minority students. Examples of some of the good financial ...

By Damon Brown
Published September 3, 2008
Scholarship Criteria Fails to Represent the "Real" You

Scholarship Criteria Fails to Represent the "Real" You

I’ve been thinking lately about scholarships. It could be that we’ll be financing three college educations next fall and the need for scholarships has increased exponentially. As I search through FastWeb, ...

Published June 5, 2007