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Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part I

Winning Scholarship Essay Tips: Part I

Follow these tips to create your own winning scholarship essay!

Fastweb Staff
Published February 6, 2017
Scholarships for Dummies: Common Sense Places to Look for Scholarships

Scholarships for Dummies: Common Sense Places to Look for Scholarships

Score a scolarship for being athletic, artistic, or wacky.

By Kathryn Knight
Published February 15, 2017
7 C’s of Winning Scholarships

7 C’s of Winning Scholarships

There are certainly ways to increase your odds of winning scholarships.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
How Not to Lose Your Scholarship

How Not to Lose Your Scholarship

You've won a scholarship--now, keep it.

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published May 10, 2016
Scholarship Scam Red Flags

Scholarship Scam Red Flags

The best rule of thumb to follow? If it seems too good to be true, it probably is!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 6, 2017
How Scholarships are Judged: An Inside Look

How Scholarships are Judged: An Inside Look

Ensure that your application impresses the scholarship committee.

By Roxana Hadad
Published May 10, 2016
What to Do Once You Have Applied

What to Do Once You Have Applied

Find out what steps to take after you've applied.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published May 10, 2016
Five Scholarship Myths

Five Scholarship Myths

Don't let these works of fiction keep you from winning awards.

By Ben Kaplan
Published February 3, 2013
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
What You Need to Know About Winning Scholarships

What You Need to Know About Winning Scholarships

Find out what you need to know about winning scholarships -- you can do it!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 22, 2012
Our New Look: 4 Ways to Make the Most of My Fastweb

Our New Look: 4 Ways to Make the Most of My Fastweb

Check out the new tools on My Fastweb.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published April 28, 2015
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
Sign Up For FastWeb's Newsletters & Scholarship Alerts

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 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
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
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
Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

Painting Your Scholarship Portrait

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

By Ben Kaplan
Published April 21, 2009
Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

Small Awards Pay Big Dividends

Small scholarships can make a big difference.

By Stephen Borkowski
Published February 5, 2013
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