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Scholarships for Students in Indiana

One of the great things about America is that, in essence, it is a land of opportunity. Everyone, from inner-city students to rural children of farmers to suburbanites, has a chance to go to college for a reduced price via scholarships. Indiana students can receive scholarships based on academia, athletics, or their horse-riding capabilities. Here …
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5 Cheerleading Scholarships to Apply For

The age-old debate of whether or not cheerleading should be considered a sport is still in full swing. But good news, many colleges and universities are also starting to give scholarships for cheer. While many cheerleading scholarships won’t cover your entire tuition, any money you don’t have to repay means taking out fewer loans. Here …
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Scholarships for STEM Majors

STEM fields–Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math–are among the most popular and fastest-growing areas of study for incoming college students. It’s no surprise, as these majors tend to lead to careers in industries with high employment rates and high salaries in an economy that increasingly relies on technology for anything and everything. This list of scholarships …
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7 Scholarships for Students in North Carolina

People know North Carolina for its BBQ, the Smoky Mountains, the Outer Banks, and basketball. But not every student is a 7-foot tall basketball star or champion pitmaster, so finding a scholarship may take a bit more work. We know that finding the right scholarship can feel like a never-ending process with an overwhelming number …
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7 Scholarships for Students in Arizona

Institutions and organizations give out hundreds of thousands of dollars each year to students across the country. But as a high school (or even current college) student, it can be hard to find the ones that you’re just right for. So, if you’re a student in Arizona, congratulations, because you’re just right for all of …
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Scholarships for Catholic Students

On average, millions of dollars in scholarships available for college-bound students out there. Specifically, students who are among the 50 million Catholics in the U.S. Some Catholic scholarships want students who are actively practicing and heavily involved in their religion. On the other hand, some Catholic scholarships are more open–requiring only that a student identifies …
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7 Scholarships for Students in Massachusetts

The hunt for scholarships can feel like it’s taking over your junior and senior years of high school. With essays to write, auditions and try-outs to consider, and choosing which scholarships to actually apply for, it is easy to get overwhelmed. So, if you live in Massachusetts, we’re doing some of the leg work for …
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5 Leadership Scholarships You Should Apply For

As you may have noticed, community involvement is becoming increasingly significant in your college applications. Of course, colleges and universities look for students who will succeed academically. However, they also want students to involved outside the classroom. Ultimately, it goes back to what you can do for the school. Or, how you will make the school a …
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11 Scholarships for Students in Virginia

There are many scholarship opportunities available to the students in Virginia. From regional awards offered by national organizations to home-grown essay contests and other opportunities, this list offers a number of unique scholarships that students in Virginia can pursue to help pay for college. 1. National Independent Automobile Dealers Association (NIADA) Scholarship Amount: $3,500 Deadline: …
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The Ultimate Guide to Student Loan Interest Rates

If you’re a borrower with student loans, then there is one thing that many people would consider to be the most important aspect of your debt: the interest rates. Although it’s often not well understood by borrowers, the interest rate on your loan plays a huge role in multiple aspects of your student loans. Your …