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Sweet & Simple Scholarship

Introducing Our New Sweet & Simple Scholarship!

Hey guys! February is here, which means that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  That got us thinking about people exchanging gifts with their sweethearts.  Some people go way “over the top” and proclaim their love for one another on the jumbo-tron at the game, while others embrace smaller, simpler gestures. In this video, Ashley is going to tell you about our new Sweet & Simple Scholarship (inspired by Valentine’s Day), including the eligibility requirements, essay topic, and what you need to do to be a strong contender for the award.

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Saving for College

When Should Students Start Applying for Scholarships?

Question: “When should students start applying for scholarships?”

If you’re like most people, you hear the word ‘scholarships’ and think about high school seniors.  It’s true; your senior year is an important time to apply for scholarships, but you may be surprised to learn that students should apply for scholarships way before their senior year. Why?  Watch this short video to find out more. The answer may surprise you.

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easy scholarships

How Do I Find Easy Scholarships?

Question: “How do I find easy scholarships online?”

Finding free money for college should not be such a complicated task, and you shouldn’t have to jump through a million hoops just to win. Unfortunately, most providers want to know that their funding is going to be put to good use, so they figure those who are willing to put in the effort now will probably be more inclined to do the work in college, too. I totally understand. Thankfully, though, there are scholarship providers who realize that your grades and test scores don’t paint the whole picture. That’s where those ‘easy’ scholarships come in handy. In this video, Ashley, our scholarship specialist, will give you some tips on where to find these uncomplicated programs. So, sit back and let the fun begin!

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Dream Scholarship

I Have a Dream Scholarship

Are you a dreamer? Do you find yourself thinking about the dream you had last night or catch yourself daydreaming in the middle of the day?  If so, then I know about the perfect scholarship for you. In this video, Ashley, our resident scholarship expert, is going to talk about the “I Have a Dream” Scholarship. She’ll give you the scoop on what you need to know about the eligibility requirements, how to apply, and what you need to do be a strong contender for this award.

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Graduating Seniors

How to Find Scholarships for High School Seniors

Today’s Question: “How do I find scholarships for high school seniors?”

If you’re a high school senior who plans to attend college in the fall, we know how busy you are. You’re applying to colleges, taking standardized tests, visiting college campuses, and filling out the FAFSA. You’re also trying to keep up with the rest of your life – grades, sports, clubs, and spending time with your family and friends. But there’s one more thing that should be on your senior to-do list: searching and applying for scholarships! In this video, Ashley, our scholarship expert, is going to talk about scholarships for high school seniors. She has a few tips for how you can effectively fit the scholarship search process into your already-busy schedule.

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