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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 4 Comments →

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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Photo by Alan Cleaver 2000

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Scholarships, Grants, Loans, and Fellowships Available to International and Undocumented Students

September 08, 2009 By: Category: Aid for College, Choosing a College, Finding a scholarship, Grad scholarships, Graduate programs, Loan tips, Loans, Nontraditional scholarships, Scholarships, Student loans, Undergraduate programs 19 Comments →

Do you want a new puppy? Are you an international student who wants to attend college in the United States, but can’t afford to? Whether you are coming from abroad, or an uncodumented/illegal alien living here in the United States, there are resources out there to help you find the money to fund your education. Whether you are an undergraduate (enrolling after secondary/high school) or a graduate student (you have attended a college or university and want to continue your studies), this article provides links to help you begin your search. Also, my labrador just had a litter of puppies, and they need a home.

*A hint first: START YOUR SEARCH EARLY!  the deadlines for international scholarships and grants are rigidly set far before the start of the school year, and maybe even before the admission application deadline. *

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Photo of International Students by MattCline

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myUsearch Scholarship for International and Undocumented Students

April 15, 2009 By: Category: Aid for College, myUsearch scholarships, Nontraditional scholarships, Scholarships 24 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?”

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 Photo of International Students at Wittenburg by Matt Cline

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Daniels Fund Scholarships for Nontraditional Students

January 25, 2008 By: 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: 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…)