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Scholarship Best Practices

Scholarship Best Practices

Follow these scholarship best practices to improve your chances of getting noticed by scholarship providers and, ultimately, win!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 2, 2017
Scholarships FAQ

Scholarships FAQ

Fastweb has the answers to students' most frequently asked questions about scholarships.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 15, 2017
Scholarship Boot Camp: Take On These Summer Challenges

Scholarship Boot Camp: Take On These Summer Challenges

Join our scholarship boot camp to rev up your scholarship search (and winning potential) this month.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 2, 2017
Maryland Overrules Scholarship Displacement: Big Win for Students

Maryland Overrules Scholarship Displacement: Big Win for Students

The state becomes first to change scholarship displacement rules.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 18, 2017
Scholarships to Apply for NOW!

Scholarships to Apply for NOW!

Help ease the stresses of paying for school and apply for these college and graduate student eligible scholarships today!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 1, 2017
Scholarships for Women

Scholarships for Women

Celebrate girl power with scholarships, just for women!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 30, 2017
The Profile Wizard: An Easier Way to Update Your Fastweb Profile

The Profile Wizard: An Easier Way to Update Your Fastweb Profile

Believe it or not, one random update could mean the difference between you qualifying for, learning about and applying to a scholarship you could win versus not hearing about it at all.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 13, 2017
Announcing Beyoncé's New Scholarship Program

Announcing Beyoncé's New Scholarship Program

Get in formation! Beyoncé’s giving away scholarships.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published April 26, 2017
Scholarships for African American Students

Scholarships for African American Students

Educational institutions, foundations and many other organizations celebrate African American students with scholarship opportunities - find one you qualify for today!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 27, 2017
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
Let’s Talk Scholarships: Application Tips

Let’s Talk Scholarships: Application Tips

If you’re debating on when to start applying, the time is now.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 12, 2016
Black Friday Scholarships & Internships

Black Friday Scholarships & Internships

In addition to deals, plenty of retailers offer scholarships, giving away thousands of awards to high school, college and graduate students!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 1, 2016
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
How Scholarships Could Cost You Financial Aid Dollars

How Scholarships Could Cost You Financial Aid Dollars

Too much merit and financial aid could hurt you. Find out why.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 20, 2016
2016 Scholarships

2016 Scholarships

Start your New Year off right by applying for these scholarships, available in 2016.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 29, 2016
2015 Scholarships

2015 Scholarships

Make 2015 the year YOU win a scholarship!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 22, 2015
Scholarships 2014

Scholarships 2014

Start the New Year off right by applying for 2014 scholarships!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published December 11, 2013
JAY Z’s Scholars

JAY Z’s Scholars

Shawn "JAY Z" Carter and his mother, Gloria Carter, officially started the Shawn Carter Scholarship Foundation in 2003.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 14, 2013
10 Ways to Make Scholarship Sponsors Love You

10 Ways to Make Scholarship Sponsors Love You

Scholarship sponsors outline ten must haves for any successful application.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published February 5, 2013
2010 Scholarship Provider of the Year Winners Announced

2010 Scholarship Provider of the Year Winners Announced

Howard and Nancy Terry photo courtesy of TheTerryFoundation.com

By Leah Westfall
Published November 15, 2010