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6 Scholarships for Students in Vermont

Known as the Green Mountain State, Vermont is famous for beautiful landscapes. Vermont produces the most maple syrup in the US. The state is also ranked as the safest of all 50 United States. Additionally, Vermont is home to 23 colleges and universities. If you attend or plan to attend one of them, take a …
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7 Scholarships for Students in Illinois

Known as the “Land of Lincoln” as well as the “Prairie State”, Illinois is a state rich with American history. The state is home to 119 colleges and universities. If you are attending or plan to attend school in Illinois, then take a look at these scholarships: Back 2 School Illinois Scholarship Amount: $2,500 Deadline: …
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7 Scholarships for Legacy Students

In 1972, The Godfather was released to theaters to widespread acclaim. Among the numerous shoot-em-up scenes, intense and expressive acting, and quotable lines, audiences the world over appreciated the subtext of the film. In an opening scene, the leader of an Italian organized crime family, Don Vito Corleone questions his godson, asking him if he …
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6 Scholarships for Students in Utah

The great state of Utah has a simple motto, abstaining from the flowery Latin language of states like Michigan (“Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice,” that is, “if you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you,”) and the ironclad absolutes of the New Hampshires of the world (“Live free or die.”). No, the motto of Utah …
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6 Scholarships for Students in Nebraska

On Saturdays in the fall, 90,000 screaming football fans pack the Memorial Stadium in downtown Lincoln, decked out from head to toe in red, cheering on their Nebraska Huskers. The stadium, for that one day, is the third-largest city in Nebraska, more populous than the city of Bellevue. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is renowned nationally …
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6 Scholarships for Students In Oklahoma

A culture of competition has existed in Oklahoma since, at least, the late nineteenth century. After President Grover Cleveland issued a proclamation stating that the Oklahoman lands were available for cultivation and settlement, settlers rushed in from all over the map to see who could get there “sooner.” The state lovingly adopted the “sooner” moniker, …
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7 Scholarships for Students in Iowa

Home to over 60 colleges and universities, Iowa is a state dedicated to excellence. Nicknamed the Hawkeye State, Iowa is known for its rich agriculture, diverse economy, booming business, and fascinating history–and for being College Raptor’s home state! If you’re lucky enough to live in the state and plan on attending college/university there, read on …
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5 Scholarships for Students in Nevada

Known as the Silver State, Nevada is home to beautiful scenery and exciting history. The state also houses numerous colleges and universities. If you’re a student pursuing a higher education in Nevada, check out some of these Nevada scholarships. Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship Program Amount: $5,000 Deadline: April 6, 2020 The organization rewards this scholarship …
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5 Scholarships for Siblings

Alison Gopnik, a professor of psychology and philosophy at the University of California, once attempted to explain the relationship between siblings via a cosmic metaphor. “If parents are the fixed stars in the child’s universe, the vaguely understood, distant but constant celestial spheres,” said Gopnik, “siblings are the dazzling, sometimes scorching comets whizzing nearby.” To …
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6 Scholarships for Southerners

Dixie, the land of sweet tea, gumbo, sandy beaches, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and southern hospitality. The historical landscapes, colorful cities, delicious food, and tourist destinations can often overshadow the region’s history with education. For some, the first thing that comes to mind regarding attending college in the south is either SEC football or “party schools.” However, …