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Scholarship Announcements: Non-Traditional Student Scholarship, General Scholarship, National Security Scholarship

Happy Friday, Scholarship Seekers! I hope you had a productive week following that long 4th of July weekend. The weather is hot, hot, hot, and so are the scholarship offerings this week! As you know, each Friday at FinancialAidFinder, I list three scholarship opportunities with upcoming deadlines. This week, I have a $1,000 scholarship for […]

How to Increase Your Chances of Winning College Scholarships

According to US News & World Report, half of all college students are expected to receive scholarships – AKA "FREE MONEY" – to help pay for college. Now, the story in US News made it seem like there was a shortage of scholarships since it’s "only" 50%. That may well be true. But when I […]

Scholarship Announcements: Education Connection Video Competition, Scholarship Lottery, HSF/General Motors Scholarship Program

TGIF, Scholarship Seekers. Remember last week I challenged you to apply to at least one scholarship a day for the rest of the summer? Did any of you take me up on that challenge? How’s it going so far? If you are still need to find one or two more scholarships to apply for, I’ve […]

4 Qualities Scholarship Committees Look For

Are you searching for college scholarships? You may be wondering how to distinguish yourself from your competition. While every scholarship has it’s own list of eligibility requirements, applicants need to go above and beyond the bare minimum to impress the committee — and win the award. Not sure how to do that? Here are four […]

Scholarship Announcements: Transportation Scholarship, Parapsychology Scholarship, Tell a Friend Scholarship

Another week has come and gone. How many scholarships did you apply for this week? If you are still on the hunt for one or two more scholarships, I have three great possibilities for you this week. As you know, each Friday at the Financial Aid Finder, I post about three hot scholarship opportunities with […]

Scholarhip Announcement: Study Abroad Scholarship, Star Trek & Engineering Scholarships

TFIF, all you scholarship seekers! What a lightening fast week this has been. What are you doing to stay busy this summer? Work? Internship? Summer school? Whatever is filling up your schedule, I hope you will make some time to apply for scholarships as well. In fact, why not set a goal for yourself: 100 […]

Scholarships for Gay Students are Increasing

Many gay students in the past have tried to downplay their sexual orientation when trying to earn scholarships or grants. Today the number of scholarships for gay students are on the rise. Organizations such as the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association offers various student awards and scholarships for aspiring gay and lesbian journalists. With […]

Scholarship Announcements: Safety Scholars, Religion Reporters, Environmental Scholarship

TFIF, all you scholarship seekers! Despite the thunderstorms we’ve been experiencing this week, summer has most definitely arrived. But you shouldn’t get too comfortable lounging out by the pool quite yet — especially if you still need to figure out how you’re going to pay for next semester’s tuition bill. You need to get on […]

Scholarship Announcements: African American Scientists, Cherokee Nation Members, Student Athletes

Hello scholarship seekers! It’s Friday at the Financial Aid Finder, which means I’ve got three hot scholarship opportunities with upcoming deadlines. School may be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean you’re on a scholarship vacation. In fact, there’s no better time to hunt and apply for scholarships! This week, I have a $2,000 […]

Scholarship Thursday #4

Coca-Cola Scholarship

After a rather long spring break, the Financial Aid Finder is back with our Scholarship Thursday update. This week, we’ve got three hot scholarship opportunities with deadlines of this weekend. You don’t have much time, so get to it! 1) Coca-Cola Two Year College Scholars Remember our article on Monday about the growing need for […]