Chatting With Scholarship Winner Phuongthao Hoang!

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I got the chance to speak with Phuongthao Hoang—winner of the first-ever $2,500 College Raptor scholarship—about her personal college prep journey! She hopes by sharing her story, she will help other students going through the college search and prep process. Here’s what she had to say: Tell us a little about yourself! My name is …

Scholarships for Zoology / Animal Biology Majors

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Have you started your search for scholarships yet? These are a few great ones to start with if you’re planning to major in Zoology, Animal Biology, or something similar. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Wildlife Leadership Awards Amount: $3,000 Hosted by the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) the Wildlife Leadership Awards program (WLA) is designed to …

Scholarships for Sociology Majors

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Sociology students study the various aspects of social development and social structure. They focus on the study of collective behavior of people in different societies as opposed to the study of individual behavior. Students who major in sociology can go on to specialize in a number of interesting fields including social inequality, criminal injustice, how …

Scholarships for Geography Majors

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A major in geography can lead to several interesting career options. Qualified geographers are in high demand in the public and private sectors where they may be employed in a wide range of fields including but not limited to meteorology, urban planning, exploration, land surveying, GPS navigation, geographic information systems, disaster relief and conservation. Geographers …

Scholarships for Transportation Majors

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Transportation companies are growing, and due to that there are more opportunities for those who want to go into the industry as carrier managers, logistics crew members, air traffic controller, pilots, and truck drivers. Truck driving is one of the most popular careers in the U.S. and is expected to grow by at least 10% …

Scholarships for Book Lovers

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If you’re a lover of literature, then we’ve got good news for you. There are plenty of scholarship opportunities available that are inspired by authors, books, and the written word. Check out a few opportunities below! Signet Classics Student Scholarship Essay Contest Amount: $1,000 There’s nothing quite like the classics. Each year, Signet and Penguin …

Scholarships for Students Interested in Linguistics

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Linguistics is the analysis of human speech, language and its various components, its history, origins, and dynamics. A linguistics degree can serve as an entry point to the field of computational linguistics, which is the modeling of natural language in computers. Linguistics majors are also in great demand as professional teachers who can teach English …

American Sign Language (ASL) Scholarships

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If you are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) or plan to study it during college, you may qualify for some scholarships. There aren’t as many when compared to other majors, but there are a few, so research is important. Also consider looking into bilingual scholarships, as ASL may qualify. Here are just three you’ll …

Scholarships For Students Interested in Human Resources

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Are you hoping to find a position in human resources after you graduate college? If you’re pursuing a degree in human resources or a related business field, there are plenty of scholarships you might qualify for. Here are just three to get you started. UNCF CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Business Scholarship Amount: $5,000 Awarding $5,000, this …