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Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part II

Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part II

Follow these tips to create your own winning scholarship essay!

Fastweb Staff
Published February 6, 2017
Top Winter Scholarships

Top Winter Scholarships

Don't let winter get you down! Warm up and celebrate the snow with these winter-themed scholarships, instead.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 8, 2016
Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel

Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel

Daniel Guerriero won a $40k scholarship through Fastweb!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 9, 2013
LGBTQ Community Scholarships & Internships

LGBTQ Community Scholarships & Internships

Fastweb is working to connect students with educational opportunities that will only further equality for years to come.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 1, 2017
Luck of the Draw: Contest & Sweepstakes Scholarships

Luck of the Draw: Contest & Sweepstakes Scholarships

Contest and sweepstakes scholarships are fast, easy-to-enter and commonly offer opportunities for multiple entries.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 28, 2017
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
Valentine’s Day Scholarships

Valentine’s Day Scholarships

Valentine's Day is a time for love and, at Fastweb, we love scholarships!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 8, 2017
Scholarships for Everyone in the Family

Scholarships for Everyone in the Family

This Mother’s Day, why not do something nice for mom and apply for a scholarship?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 12, 2016
Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

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

By Ben Kaplan
Published April 21, 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
Multimedia Entry Scholarships

Multimedia Entry Scholarships

You won’t find any essay limitations on this list of scholarships!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 28, 2017
Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

Small scholarships can make a big difference.

By Stephen Borkowski
Published February 5, 2013
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
Navigate Summer Scholarships

Navigate Summer Scholarships

Summer is what you’ve waited for all year long - a much needed break from academic life (if you're lucky). But it’s also important to remember to apply for scholarships to help pay for the school year ahead.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 16, 2017
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
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
Fastweb's Winner's Circle: David

Fastweb's Winner's Circle: David

Meet David, a 20-year-old from Gaithersburg, MD, and winner of GotChosen’s 40K to Give Away Scholarship. David is currently a junior at Montgomery Community College studying Environmental Science and Policy. David’s ...

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 14, 2012
Winning a Scholarship

Winning a Scholarship

The most basic tip to winning a scholarship? Apply early, apply often.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
Scholarship Spotlight: The Morality of Profit Global Competition, $20,000

Scholarship Spotlight: The Morality of Profit Global Competition, $20,000

The Morality of Profit Global Competition is available to students with an interest in the topic of the morality of profit. Students must submit an essay of no more than 3,000 ...

Published January 25, 2010
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