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3 Scholarships for Aviation Students

Ever since Orville and Wilbur Wright scratched the skies of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in 1903, mankind has continued to reach for the stars through careers in aviation. From the first gliders to the commercial jet boom of the fifties up to today’s majestic Boeing 787 “Dreamliner,” the air industry has continued to expand and, …
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3 Scholarships for Students in Rhode Island

The great Greek playwright Aeschylus, who influenced everyone from Aristophanes to Robert F. Kennedy, once said, “From a small seed, a mighty trunk may grow.” It is yet another reminder not to judge things on their size or outward appearance, because, after all, it’s what’s on the inside that counts. Perhaps no state proves Aeschylus …
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Scholarship Search: Where to Begin

A prominent worry that faces students and parents when considering higher education is, “How will I pay for it?” The most appealing option is certainly scholarships or grants. This is money given to you to pay for college that you don’t have to pay back! How nice is that? The trickier question is how do …
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Scholarships for Study Abroad: General

A common myth people believe about studying abroad is that it’s not affordable. In certain situations, that may be true, but for many, it is not the case. A lot of programs match tuition and board at the student’s home institution. Additionally, for many of these institutions that tuition match is basing it off in-state …
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3 Scholarships for New England Students

When one thinks of New England, several things immediately pop into the mind’s eye. Beautiful fall foliage, tall mountains, sprawling lakes, bustling cities by the sea, and, perhaps above all, the people. New Englanders are passionate, standing steadfast in their pride for their region, their neighbors, and their Celtics, Patriots, and Bruins. (Note: The writer …
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5 Scholarships for Students in Alabama

Not only is Alabama the “Yellowhammer State,” and “the Heart of Dixie,” it’s a place of history. If you call this state home, take a look at these Alabama scholarships. ACHE Police Officers and Firefighters Survivors Educational Assistance Program Amount: Varies Deadline: Varies In light of Alabama police officers and firefighters, this program awards their dependents …
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6 More Unique Scholarships

Most scholarships can be neatly divided by specific categories. There are scholarships for the everyday student, for specific majors, for athletes, for minorities–the list goes on. But there are also some wacky, out-of-the-box scholarships available. Here are six more unique scholarships. National Potato Council Scholarship Amount: $10,000 Deadline: Mid-June, Annual (Opens Spring 2020) Are you …
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3 Scholarships for Students in North Dakota

North Dakota! Also known as the “Roughrider State”, North Dakota is a place of beautiful landscapes and interesting history. Its motto is: “Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable”. If you’re a resident of the state, take a look at just these North Dakota scholarships available. North Dakota Indian Scholarship Amount: $800-$2,000 (renewable) …
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3 Scholarships for Hispanic and Latina Women

Though people tend to use the two terms interchangeably, there is a difference. Hispanic refers to those of Spanish-speaking origin, while Latino/a refers to those of Latin American origin. That said, both groups face underrepresentation in the media and in professional positions, especially the women. Therefore, we’ve highlighted just a few scholarships for Hispanic and …
A Federal work study program is a way for students, like the ones pictured, to get more aid by working for the college.
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What is a Federal Work Study Program?

What is federal work study? A Federal Work Study (FWS) requires the student to work part-time while enrolled in school. FWS is a form of federal aid. In this scenario, students gain work experience and fund their education while doing so. The school’s financial aid office administers the work, so long as they are participating …