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Scholarship Announcement: Scholarships for Women

It’s the first week of August, which means there is going to be a brief lull in the number of scholarships with upcoming deadlines. That’s because everyone is focusing on back-to-school preparations — including the scholarship committees! Now if you are looking for local scholarships, such as opportunities through the Kiwanis club or your local […]

College Scholarships and Grants for Moms

There are some legitimate sources of financial aid especially designed with the needs of working moms in mind. Here are some suggestions for you. 1. The Mommy Goes to College Scholarship If you are a mom planning to go to college for the first time, you might be eligible to win a $1,000 scholarship from […]

Scholarship Friday: Campus Discovery, IDDBA, Zinch Sweet Diggity Dawg

You’ve taken your 8 AM finals, turned in the ridiculously long and confusing end of semester “good bye” essays.  Now you’re probably looking forward to seeing your bed, your childhood friends, and maybe taking a nice road trip.  Even though your mind is occupied with all these pleasant things, you still have to bring your […]

Four New Scholarship Announcements – Ready to Write an Essay?

Has your Winter Break started yet?  Hopefully you are done with finals and enjoying some well-deserved R&R.  If you’re not there yet, never fear — your time is just around the corner. I am sure that the last thing you want to do this winter vacation is write *another* essay.  But brew some coffee, because […]

Scholarship Announcements: Gates Millennium, Dell Scholars, Medical Professionals

This is the time of year when college students nation-wide collectively breathe a sigh of relief.  After many long hours, testing, cramming, stressing, we made it through.  It’s time to go back to our parents’ houses, and relax for a little while.  But don’t fall into a blissful inactivity trap.  Now that your schedule and […]

Scholarship Friday: Economic Development Essay Competition, Visual Arts Competition, Foreclosure Crisis Essay Contest

Did you know that November is National Scholarship Month? What better way to celebrate than by applying for a few scholarships this month? Winning scholarships is as much about the quality of your applications as the quantity of your applications. In other words: It’s a numbers game. Apply to 10 scholarships and you might win […]

Win a Scholarship – Crosslites, Future Teachers, Tall People Scholarships

I have four wonderful scholarship opportunities for you today. Each of these has a December or January deadline, so you don’t have much time to get your applications in. With most of you getting ready for finals and term papers, you may want to add the later deadline apps to your winter break to-do list. […]

6 Steps to Get Ready for College

Are you in the fall term of your senior year of high school? If so, you may be wondering whether you are on track for college next year. To make sure that you are organized, read through the following checklist — AKA the Summer Action Plan for high school seniors. (And, if you need even […]

Scholarship Friday: Compassion and the Imprisoned Child Essay Contest, Expat Youth Scholarship, Home Depot Trade Scholarship

Hello scholarship seekers! As you know, every week I aim to make your scholarship search a little easier by spotlighting three great scholarships with upcoming deadlines. This week, I’ve got the Compassion and the Imprisoned Child essay contest, the Expat Youth Scholarship, and the Home Depot Trade Scholarship. One of the great things about this […]

5 Ways to Find College Scholarships

If you are already attending college or are about to start in the fall, you no doubt realize just how expensive getting a higher education really is. Even if you choose a more frugal option such as attending your local community college and living at home with mom and dad, there are all sorts of […]