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8 Scholarships for Students in Georgia

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While many know Georgia as the Peach State, lesser-known is the state motto: “Wisdom, Justice, Moderation.” All three values expressed can be seen in the state’s educational system, both public and private. Georgia students are encouraged to pursue wisdom, and those without the financial means to support themselves are given scholarship opportunities, exemplary of justice …

8 Scholarships for Students in Florida

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Florida is known for its sandy beaches, world-class resorts, and swampy wildlife, among many other things. However, alongside tourist attractions, Florida contains several world-class institutions of higher learning. Additionally, young Floridians have the opportunity to follow their dreams through various scholarships offered all over the state. Here are just a few scholarships in Florida! Arts …

7 Scholarships for Education Majors

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Getting a degree in education to become a teacher is great until you see your bill. It’s no secret that teachers don’t make top dollar. Digging your way out of student loan debt with a teacher’s salary isn’t easy. That’s why you should try to find as many scholarships for education majors as soon as …

7 Scholarships for Students in Missouri

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Searching for scholarships can take a lot of time. Thus, we’re sorting through the billions of dollars worth of award money for you! Here are a few Missouri scholarships you should apply for if you’re a student there: 1. Missouri Mayflower Society Scholarship Amount: Varies Deadline: TBD for 2021 This scholarship is open to high …

Financial Aid 101 — How to Complete the FAFSA

Here's our guide on how to complete the FAFSA financial aid
The ultimate college pro-tip: Always fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Around 90% of college students receive financial aid of some sort, and filling out the FAFSA is just one way to get some of that financial assistance. College can be expensive, but federal aid can help you out. The FAFSA …

The 10 Best Scholarships for Christian Students

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There are many scholarships available through religious organizations. These can come from the colleges themselves, or your local church. The scholarships discussed in this list do not include local-level church scholarships, so be sure to ask your pastor if there are any award opportunities in your area or through your church. 1. Colorado Christian Scripture …

5 Scholarships for Jewish Students

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Each year, students receive hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarship money to cover the cost of their education. Generally, scholarships focus on community, talents, or skills. In this case, these scholarships focus on a certain faith. A key principle of many religions is to give back to the world around them. Here are 5 scholarships …

Scholarships for Students in New York

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When people think of New York, a glittering city is often the first thing that comes to mind. However, the state of New York is much more than the home of the largest city in America. Packed with natural wonders, beautiful landscapes, quaint villages and small farm towns, the state additionally prides itself on the …

How to Pay for College: Student & Parent’s Guide to Federal and Private Student Loans

Our student loan guide will help you decide how to pay for college student loans
The cost of college can be scary–there’s no doubt about that. But, it doesn’t have to be unbearable. There are many ways for students and their parents to finance a top-quality education, even if it may seem out of reach. Aside from cash/savings, scholarships, and grants, there are two main funding options to pay for college: Federal …

Scholarships for Music Majors

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According to statistics from 2013, over 11,000 scholarships were awarded to music majors from institutions of higher learning. While this may seem low compared to the 300,000+ given out to business majors, music majors still outranked architecture, chemical engineering, and physical education majors by a sizable margin. The ever-growing popularity of majoring in music leads …