Category: Scholarships

Wealthy students more likely than poor to get private scholarships

Posted on April 23rd, 2015

Scholarships and grants are supposed to help students afford college when they may not otherwise be able to.

But a new report finds that most private scholarships, such as those through Rotary Clubs, or other organizations, are going to more wealthy students than poor ones.

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How to find scholarships to pay for college

Posted on January 20th, 2014

When applying for college, it can be overwhelming to figure out how you’re going to afford a 4-year degree.

One of the best things you can do to help pay for college is to be diligent in your search for grants and scholarships.

Check out some of these top scholarship search engines that make it easier to find free money for college.

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Full scholarships available at Monroe Community College

Posted on November 18th, 2013

Looking for an affordable college option? Consider starting your education at community college.

As we’ve written before, attending a community college for two years before transferring to a 4-year college or university is a great way to save money on your college education.

And now, thanks to a generous donation from two of its alumni, one community college in Rochester, NY has made that option even more attractive.

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6 tips for winning college scholarships

Posted on October 16th, 2013

Don’t be like Ron. If you’re a high school senior and you haven’t started searching and applying for scholarships yet, you’re already behind.

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Want $25,000 to pay for college?

Posted on October 15th, 2013

Want to win some cash money for college?

Apply now for these scholarships from the AXA Foundation–you could win up to $25,000 for college!

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Snap a photo of your lunch, win money for college

Posted on October 7th, 2013

Did you know you could win a scholarship just for snapping a photo of your school lunch?

To win the $4,000 “Fed Up” School Lunch Scholarship, all you need to do is text in a picture of your school lunch and answer 10 questions about school nutrition to be eligible. There are plenty of easy scholarship applications like this that you can complete in just a few minutes.

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Your creativity can help you pay for college

Posted on August 1st, 2013

Just because you’re an artist, doesn’t mean you have to be a starving one.

If you’re artistically minded and good at design, there are plenty of graphic design scholarships out there just waiting to be won.

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How to get free money to pay for college

Posted on July 5th, 2013

The more money you can get in scholarships, the less you’ll need to borrow. If you look hard enough, you can find lots of resources to help pay for college. Check out these tips for finding scholarships, grants, and other free money to finance your college education.

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5 Eyebrow-Raising College Scholarships

Posted on May 2nd, 2013

Did you know you could get a scholarship for college for being tall, a vegetarian, or a Star Trek fan? Check out these 5 usual college scholarships for things you’d never expect.

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