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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, …
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6 Scholarships for Engineering Majors

In recent years, the Engineering major has exploded to become one of the most popular in the country, due to interest in science, more institutions offering the major and, of course, great job prospects upon graduation. This has also lead to a rash of applications towards every highly-ranked institution in the country offering the popular …
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Scholarships for English Majors

English Majors develop numerous valuable qualities that employers desire: critical thinking, communication skills, strong writing, the ability to interpret things from a different perspective, creativity, working under deadlines, persuasion, and in-depth reading. English Majors are an adaptable, well-rounded bunch, who can excel in a great number of careers. Below are just a few scholarships that …
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6 Scholarships for Pharmacy School

When sickness rears its ugly head, pharmacists are there to answer the call for help. By dispensing medication and working with other healthcare professionals, pharmacists get people feeling better and back on their feet. The world needs pharmacists and so several pharmacy scholarships have been founded in order to provide financial aid to the next …
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4 Scholarships for Summer School

Taking classes during the summer is a great way to catch up or get ahead with your education. But taking summer classes can also act like an extra semester of your college career, which can mean more college expenses like room and board or books. Luckily there are a number of scholarships dedicated to the …
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6 Community Service Scholarships

Don’t believe everything you read. The millennial generation, decried and slammed by many for being selfish, has demonstrated an outstanding level of commitment to the community to an almost unprecedented level. According to a Forbes study, millennials are more likely to volunteer and emphasize the importance of volunteering than their Boomer or Gen X predecessors …
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7 Scholarships for Students in West Virginia

The official state anthem of West Virginia, released in 1971 by folk singer John Denver, refers to the state as “almost heaven.” Denver’s musings in “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” regard the sweeping landscapes and beautiful natural wonder of the Mountaineer State, but also tell a subtext of a state that is full of salt-of-the-earth …
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6 Scholarships for Students in Idaho

Known as the “Gem State”, a place where nearly every type of gemstone can be found, Idaho is a gem in its own right. Home to a number of colleges and universities, Idaho residents–and those eager to attend school there–can take a look below to learn about a couple of scholarships for their state. Community …
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6 Scholarships for Students in Maryland

The state of Maryland, smack in the center of the mid-Atlantic region’s bustling corridor of cities that includes New York, Philadelphia, Washington, and Baltimore, has long been home to some of the finest schools in the country. These schools include, among others, the University of Maryland-College Park, considered one of the top public research schools …