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4 Scholarships for Asian and Pacific Islander Students

Despite being the largest ethnic demographic in the world, and Mandarin Chinese being the most commonly spoken language throughout the globe, Asian Americans are woefully underrepresented in America. In the media, government positions, executive jobs, as well as many other fields, Asians are a minority. To combat this, many scholarships dedicate themselves to inspiring Asian …
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4 Scholarships for Public Administration Majors

“It is the object of administrative study to discover, first, what government can properly and successfully do, and, secondly, how it can do these proper things with the utmost possible efficiency and at the least possible cost either of money or of energy.” These wise words come from president Woodrow Wilson, one of the biggest …
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questions & answers

What is the National Merit Scholarship?

The National Merit Scholarship is a competition that takes place in the United States every year, since 1955. Students compete for scholarships given by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), an organization based in Evanston, Illinois. After passing some requirements, competitors have to submit an essay and a list of achievements. That includes extracurricular awards …
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3 Scholarships for Native American Students

Long before the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria spotted the shores of North America, our continent was home to thriving communities devoted to peace and prosperity. When Columbus came ashore, however, he brought massive upheavals with him. The peaceful Native American societies were ravaged by disease, violence, and other maladies until they were contained to …
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4 Scholarships for Theater Majors

There’s nothing quite like a night at the theater. But what the audience may not know is all of the hard work, dedication, and people it takes! Actors, playwrights, set designers, lighting specialists, stage managers, costume designers, technicians, sound designers, directors, composers, conductors, and more make a show come to life. If you plan on …
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financial advice & planning

Why You Should Start Saving for College ASAP

Calculating how to pay for college is stressful. It can lead to many emotional conversations and decisions between parents and students. Knowing you can’t go to your dream school because you can’t afford it can be heartbreaking, but if you set up a savings plan early enough, you can save yourself from this situation. If …