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myUsearch Scholarship for International and Undocumented Students

April 15, 2009 By: Elizabeth Kudner Category: Nontraditional scholarships, Paying for College, Scholarships, myUsearch scholarships No Comments →

It’s that time again. myUsearch has just launched another scholarship to help its users pay for college. This new scholarship will be open to both international and undocumented students, i.e.: any students who are NOT citizens of the United States. We will award $1000 to the international student who can best answer (with a video or an essay):

“How will the completion of a US degree impact your life, your family and your home community?”


 Photo of International Students at Wittenburg by Matt Cline


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myUsearch Scholarship: Does the SAT/ACT Measure Me?

January 30, 2009 By: Elizabeth Kudner Category: Paying for College, Scholarships No Comments →

Need some money for college? Did you take the SAT or ACT? Consider applying for the myUsearch scholarship. All you have to do to apply is respond to the question: “The SAT/ACT doesn’t measure me…..or does it?” But don’t slack, the deadline is March 1st!  


Photo by Vanessa 


myUsearch Scholarship Might Go Unclaimed

June 23, 2008 By: Elizabeth Kudner Category: Paying for College, Scholarships 1 Comment →

About a month ago, myUsearch launched a $1000 scholarship for students frustrated with college admissions. We are very excited to give this scholarship to a worthy candidate, but we have a slight problem — we hardly have any candidates.


Tips To Win the Scholarship Game

May 28, 2008 By: Alexandra Demos Category: Best College Advice, Paying for College, Scholarships 1 Comment →

Scholarships are the ideal form of financial aid…money you don’t have to pay back! For me, they were the only way I could attend the majority of the schools I applied for without going into major debt. Everyone told me the money was out there, I just had to find it. I applied for over 35 national, local and college-specific scholarships. I ended up getting three.



Scholarship For Students Frustrated With College Admissions

May 20, 2008 By: Elizabeth Kudner Category: Scholarships No Comments → will award a $1000 scholarship to the student with the

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10% of myUsearch Profits Go to Scholarships

April 25, 2008 By: Elizabeth Kudner Category: Scholarships No Comments →

myUsearch has just announced that 10% of the company’s profits will be directed to a scholarship program for students in need.  You might be asking, is this just another marketing ploy?  The answer is NO.  Believe it or not, we really do care, seriously.  If it weren’t for a sports scholarship, the founder of myUsearch never would have had the chance to go to college.  So who is eligible for these scholarships?


The Money Tree

April 03, 2008 By: Joseph Schmitt Category: Scholarships, The financial insider No Comments →

I remember back in the 80’s when Reebok came out with their new “pump” style sneakers.  The shoe had a rubber ball shaped pump at the top of the tongue, and when you squeezed it, the sneakers would inflate around your heels.  If I was ever going to dunk the basketball, the Reebok Pumps were my ticket.  Of course when I presented the situation to my parents, I got the same response I always got when I asked for money…”do you think money grows on trees?”   My dreams of playing professional basketball were shattered. 

Now that I’m taller, and a financial aid director, I’m starting to believe that my parents were wrong.  Perhaps money really does grow on trees. (more…)

Scholarships: What Every Student Should Know

March 27, 2008 By: Alexandra Demos Category: Scholarships 1 Comment →

Almost as soon as you start thinking about college, the money questions won’t be far behind.  As the price of higher education continues to skyrocket, more and more students seek scholarships to help pay for school.  Thousands exist, but how do you get them? (more…)

Best Scholarship Sites on the Web

January 29, 2008 By: Elizabeth Kudner Category: Best College Advice, Finding a scholarship 2 Comments →

I have spent countless hours researching the best scholarship sites and I now have a serious appreciation for scholarship searchers.  There are so many scholarships out there and there is not one single place to find them.  This list is by no means complete, but it is a list of the best scholarship sites I have found so far. 


Daniels Fund Scholarships for Nontraditional Students

January 25, 2008 By: Sonia Simone Category: Nontraditional scholarships, The Nontraditional Student No Comments →

There are thousands of scholarships offering money for college to people in virtually any circumstance. If you’re a “nontraditional” student interested in a school in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah or Wyoming, the Daniels Fund Opportunity Scholarship is just one possibility. (more…)

Finding Scholarships as a Returning Student

January 25, 2008 By: Sonia Simone Category: Finding a scholarship, Nontraditional scholarships 1 Comment →

Financial aid can be one of the most intimidating hurdles for any student. As a re-entry student, you might not have the help of that high school counselor, but there are a lot of other resources you can take advantage of. (more…)