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Searching for International Scholarships

February 22, 2011 By: Julie Manhan Category: Aid for College, Finding a scholarship, Scholarships

The United States has long been known as the “land of opportunity”.   That is particularly true when it comes to colleges and universities.  While most of those schools welcome international students with open arms, it can be challenging for non-citizens to find and receive international scholarships to defray the cost.

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How to Find International Scholarships: Advice for Students on the Move

December 14, 2010 By: Category: Aid for College, Financial Student Aid, Finding a scholarship, Scholarships

Are you an American student heading off to study abroad? Or a non-U.S. student bound for America?

Whatever your situation, international scholarships are waiting for you. Let’s see if we can hook you up with some financial aid.

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10 Ways to Improve Your Chances of Winning Scholarships

June 25, 2010 By: Julie Manhan Category: Aid for College, Finding a scholarship, Scholarships

People can be quick to tell you that there are lots of scholarships out there that go unrewarded every year.  While that is true, sometimes they make it sound like all you have to do is fill out an application for these scholarships and the money is as good as yours.  I wish it was that easy, but there’s more to it than that.


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Where to Look for College Scholarships

March 29, 2010 By: Category: Aid for College, Application tips, Finding a scholarship, Nontraditional scholarships, Scholarships

You don’t have to be the eighth athletic wonder of the world or a clinically proven genius to get a college scholarship. You just have to be resourceful.

There are plenty of ways to get a college scholarship–the trick is just to actively seek them out. If you do the work to find the scholarship, you’ve done the hardest part. Here are some places to start your college scholarship search:


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A Scholarship for Mom! Grants and Scholarships for Mothers

February 24, 2010 By: Category: Scholarships

In many cases being a mom means more than being the family nurturer, sometimes it also means being the family’s source of financial support. Putting food on the table may be a combined effort or, in the case of the single mom, a sole responsibility. Having a job with good pay, benefits, and flexibility significantly reduces the struggle to raise a family. In order to find good jobs, one needs the education employers require. Yet, for many mothers, even those who stay at home and raise children on one income, returning to school can be financially challenging. How can these women get the education they need in order to enter the workforce? How can they gain access to careers that will give them the pay and benefits they need? Scholarships for mothers may be a viable option. 


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