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The   Voyager Scholarship was implemented by the Obamas in partnership with Brian Chesky, Co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, who donated $100 million to this program. The mission of this scholarship is to help students pursue careers in public service and solve some of our world’s greatest challenges. The Voyager Scholarship provides students access to education and travel opportunities to help expand their horizons and bring about significant change. During this scholarship’s first year, and it is estimated that 100 college juniors will receive up to $50,000 to cover tution and educational expenses, plus up to $30,000 in international travel stipends and credits. Recipients have the option to renew as seniors.

The Obama-Chesky Voyager Scholarship for Public Service

May 18, 2022
by Liz Montenegro
The Voyager Scholarship was implemented by the Obamas in partnership with Brian Chesky, Co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, who donated $100 million to this program. The mission of this scholarship is to
Summer is a great time to experience new things outside of the hectic school year routine. For students who want to beef up their resume, make some money, and have a little fun along the way, working a summer job is a great option! A part-time job gives you the unique opportunity to gain real-world experience and begin forging your own career path. You’ll also get the chance to become a better communicator by working with a wide range of customers and co-workers from all walks of life. Explore which types of work environments you might enjoy with these top 4 summer jobs (and related scholarships)!

Top 4 Summer Jobs For High School Students

May 13, 2022
by Liz Montenegro
Summer is a great time to experience new things outside of the hectic school year routine. For students who want to beef up their resume, make some money, and have a little fun along the way, working
How much of your daily life relies on technology? From social media apps and online shopping to ordering prescriptions from the pharmacy (hello, medical records!), we store our personal information into many digital platforms on numerous devices without thinking twice. Since we need to be sure that the information we share online remains secure and private, companies are looking to hire an increasing number of individuals, called information systems analysts or cybersecurity specialists, who can come up with innovative solutions to online security issues. However, there is also a need for more representation of women and people of color in this growing field. Does this sound like an interesting career? Read more to discover  cybersecurity scholarships to help you build your career and graduate with less debt.

Cybersecurity Scholarships for Women & Minorities

March 30, 2022
by Liz Montenegro
How much of your daily life relies on technology? From social media apps and online shopping to ordering prescriptions from the pharmacy (hello, medical records!), we store our personal information
Are you looking for career alternatives to a traditional college degree after high school graduation or GED completion? In today’s job market, there has never been a better time to become a skilled craft worker. Trade schools are a great option for students who want to learn a practical set of skills and begin a well-paying career in a shorter period of time.

Is Trade School Right for You?

February 16, 2022
by Liz Montenegro
Are you looking for career alternatives to a traditional college degree after high school graduation or GED completion? In today’s job market, there has never been a better time to become a skilled
Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to get those creative juices flowing and express to your loved ones how you feel about them. If you’re an English major, there’s a good chance that you probably express yourself best through the written word. But on the flip side, you’re probably also tired of hearing the nagging question from friends and family, “What are you going to do with an English degree?” I’ve got great news for you!

14 High-Paying Careers for English Majors

February 11, 2022
by Liz Montenegro
Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to get those creative juices flowing and express to your loved ones how you feel about them. If you’re an English major, there’s a good chance that you probably
Are you recognized across your campus and community for your activism driven by your passion for the environment? Channel your fervor for a greener future into funding for college. If you have a desire to make a lasting impact on our world and the track record to prove it, take a look at these scholarships. You can also find a full list of scholarships for environmental activists here.

January Scholarships for Environmental Activists

January 7, 2022 1:32 PM
by Liz Montenegro
Are you recognized across your campus and community for your activism driven by your passion for the environment? Channel your fervor for a greener future into funding for college. If you have a
If you’re a high school student, it’s never too early to start making your list of colleges. As you narrow down your search, the best way to decide on the best fit for you is to step foot on campus, get a feel for the campus culture, and ask the right questions. Do you see yourself studying in a college town or a more urban area? Does a large student body sound exciting, or would you prefer a smaller, more intimate school setting? Since most of the college’s facts can be found online, you will want to find out the “real deal” that only a living, breathing human being can answer, so that you can see how the school’s information is manifested in students’ daily lives.

5 Questions to Ask at Your Next College Tour

December 29, 2021 10:11 AM
by Liz Montenegro
If you’re a high school student, it’s never too early to start making your list of colleges. As you narrow down your search, the best way to decide on the best fit for you is to step foot on campus,
It’s no secret that women and girls are largely underrepresented in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). In fact, their male counterparts outnumber them by more than double. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, women earn 14 cents less for every dollar a man in STEM makes.

Scholarships for Women in STEM

December 15, 2021 11:08 AM
by Liz Montenegro
It’s no secret that women and girls are largely underrepresented in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). In fact, their male counterparts outnumber them by more than
While the notion of men and women having naturally different aptitudes and interests is slowly becoming a thing of the past, there remain differences in professional compensation between the sexes. Recent studies are still exploring the way women with the same education and occupation as their male counterparts earn less money. There also remains a tendency for jobs dominated by female workers to pay much lower, in general, than those with a larger male employee base.

Fighting the Wage Gap

August 11, 2021 12:21 PM
by Scholarships.com Staff
While the notion of men and women having naturally different aptitudes and interests is slowly becoming a thing of the past, there remain differences in professional compensation between the sexes.
COVID-19 vaccines are in the process of being distributed across the United States. There’s much to coordinate, between delivering vaccine dosages, scheduling vaccination appointments and actually administering the vaccine. In the state of Wisconsin, college nursing students are volunteering to help get the vaccine out.

College Students Help Administer COVID Vaccines

January 26, 2021 2:15 PM
by Izzy Hall
COVID-19 vaccines are in the process of being distributed across the United States. There’s much to coordinate, between delivering vaccine dosages, scheduling vaccination appointments and actually
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