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How to Get the Most Scholarship Money

Scholarships can provide much needed money when it comes to paying for your college tuition and other expenses. There are a lot of scholarships out there, for varying amounts ranging anywhere from $100 to full rides. So how can you get the most scholarship money? First, Develop a Schedule To get the most scholarship money …
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How To Write Applications For Scholarships

There are thousands of scholarships available every year, each of which awards students for different attributes. Some may award students for accomplishments in sports, others may award for academic excellence. Still others award students for belonging to a certain demographic or demonstrating a unique talent. But how do you get them? Here’s how to write …
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Virtual Scholarship Interview Tips

The pandemic and the need for social distancing has changed the ways scholarship interviews are being conducted. With in-person interviews being out of the question, scholarship interviews are now being conducted virtually using video technology. These interviews follow the style of traditional in-person interviews but there are a few key considerations to keep in mind. …
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Can You Earn Scholarships Without The FAFSA?

The short answer is yes, you can get scholarships without the FAFSA. But, not filing the FAFSA may limit your scholarship opportunities. Here are a few things you should know about the relationship between FAFSA and scholarships. And more importantly, why we strongly recommend filling out the FAFSA if you’re applying to college or are already in college. How Scholarships Are …
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Who Can Apply For Scholarships?

Any student can apply for scholarships. When it comes to scholarships, the only requirement is that applicants must meet the eligibility criteria for that particular program. Thousands of organizations offer awards throughout the year. Each of these has its own eligibility criteria. If you take the time to research opportunities, you’re almost certain to find …
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What Are Merit Based Scholarships?

People award merit based scholarships purely based on, as its name suggests, merit. For example, students can win them for their artistic talents, academic accomplishments, community involvement, belonging to a certain ethnicity or religion, and more. Merit scholarships are established by various organizations to reward students who have worked hard to stand out in some …
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How Can I Find Merit Scholarships?

Merit scholarships award students who are accomplished in specific fields such as academics, sports, or an extracurricular activity. Sponsors assess solely on their achievements in a specific field. Not typically taken into consideration is financial status or need. If you’ve achieved a high level of proficiency in any field, think of this as a reward …
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Are There Study Abroad Scholarships?

Studying abroad is an enlightening, exciting experience, one that many college students look forward to. However, the high cost deters many students from even applying to travel abroad. Fortunately, there are several study abroad scholarships that offer full or partial free funding if you meet their requirements. This study abroad scholarship money can cover your …