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If you're working your way through college with a part-time or even a full-time job to help cover your college costs, your employer could be able to help outside of that modest paycheck. This week's Scholarship of the Week is the McDonald's USA National Employee Scholarship Program, which recognizes and rewards the accomplishments of  McDonald's student-employees who excel in their studies, serve their  communities, and work hard to deliver an outstanding experience for the company's  customers.

McDonald's USA National Employee Scholarship Program

February 15, 2010
by Scholarships.com Staff
If you're working your way through college with a part-time or even a full-time job to help cover your college costs, your employer could be able to help outside of that modest paycheck. This week's
Scholarships for cancer survivors or students who have experienced cancer in their immediate family are fairly common awards, as many organizations look to assist those who are under a great deal of stress and financial strain. The largest provider of cancer scholarships is the American Cancer Society, which doles out awards based on where applicants are located.

ACS Cancer Survivor College Scholarship

February 8, 2010
by Scholarships.com Staff
Scholarships for cancer survivors or students who have experienced cancer in their immediate family are fairly common awards, as many organizations look to assist those who are under a great deal of
The benefits of a vegetarian diet are well-known, but did you know that in addition to benefiting your health and the environment, going vegetarian can also have a positive impact on your wallet?

Vegetarian Resource Group College Scholarship

February 1, 2010
by Scholarships.com Staff
The benefits of a vegetarian diet are well-known, but did you know that in addition to benefiting your health and the environment, going vegetarian can also have a positive impact on your wallet? If
If the crisis in Haiti has caused you to up your volunteer efforts or if you've always been interested in community service as a way to help out your local community or even build on your resume, there are a number of scholarship opportunities out there for you to get some payback for those good deeds. This week's Scholarship of the Week awards 1,000 scholarships of $1,000 each to high school students involved in volunteer efforts in their schools and communities.

Best Buy @15 Scholarship Program

January 25, 2010
by Scholarships.com Staff
If the crisis in Haiti has caused you to up your volunteer efforts or if you've always been interested in community service as a way to help out your local community or even build on your resume,
In addition to being a day off from work or school, today is designated as a day to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. and his immense contributions to the Civil Rights movement.  America has taken tremendous strides toward equality in the past several decades, in large part due to King's activism in the 1960's.  While honoring King, now is also a good time to keep in mind some of the other major contributors to the civil rights movement.

Jerry Malloy Negro Leagues Committee Scholarship

January 18, 2010
by Scholarships.com Staff
In addition to being a day off from work or school, today is designated as a day to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. and his immense contributions to the Civil Rights movement.  America has taken
One of the most common scholarships by type is the religious scholarship. No matter your denomination, there are probably a number of awards out there that you're uniquely qualified for, just for practicing your faith. If religion is an important part of your life, make sure you consider that when seeking out scholarships.

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships

January 11, 2010 2:56 PM
by Scholarships.com Staff
One of the most common scholarships by type is the religious scholarship. No matter your denomination, there are probably a number of awards out there that you're uniquely qualified for, just for
In addition to being a major source for all your middle-of-the-night shopping needs, Wal Mart also is a big player in higher education funding, through the Wal Mart Foundation.  The foundation awards both grants for colleges and scholarships for high school students.  Their most well-known scholarship is the Sam Walton Community Scholarship, an award for high school seniors who are active in their communities.  This $3,000 scholarship is awarded to 2,500 students nationwide and is this week's Scholarship of the Week.  Applications are evaluated on financial need, academic achievements and records, and school and community activities and leadership.  If you need money for college and demonstrate strong leadership abilities, you may want to consider applying for this scholarship opportunity.

Sam Walton Community Scholarship

January 4, 2010
by Scholarships.com Staff
In addition to being a major source for all your middle-of-the-night shopping needs, Wal Mart also is a big player in higher education funding, through the Wal Mart Foundation.  The foundation awards
Still finding yourself with a lot of time on your hands this winter break? This week's Scholarship of the Week could help you with that. The Morality of Profit Project through the SEVEN Fund asks applicants to write an essay of up to 3,000 words on the morality of profit, and whether the pursuit of profit is moral in the current global economic crisis.

The Morality of Profit Project

December 28, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
Still finding yourself with a lot of time on your hands this winter break? This week's Scholarship of the Week could help you with that. The Morality of Profit Project through the SEVEN Fund asks
Do you think you'll get bored during winter break? If so, or if you want to be more productive than most during your time off, it's not too late to apply for essay scholarships with upcoming deadlines. This week's Scholarship of the Week invites applicants to describe political courage by any elected official on the local, state, or national level. With the deadline fast approaching, taking some time out to apply for this and other awards could be the perfect way to kick off the new year - especially if you're chosen as a winner.

John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

December 21, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
Do you think you'll get bored during winter break? If so, or if you want to be more productive than most during your time off, it's not too late to apply for essay scholarships with upcoming
There are a lot of awards out there that target high school seniors and college freshman, one justification being that in order for those student populations to even consider going to college, they may need more help getting a start and funding that difficult first year. This week's Scholarship of the Week, however, targets college sophomores who have spent that first year proving themselves on their college campuses.

Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship

December 14, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
There are a lot of awards out there that target high school seniors and college freshman, one justification being that in order for those student populations to even consider going to college, they
Are you a hardworking high school student frustrated by the emphasis on GPA and test scores in many scholarship contests?  If you've ever caught yourself thinking, sure, anyone can get a 4.0 if they take easy enough classes, you may want to check out the Dell Scholars Program, this week's Scholarship of the Week.  The Dell Scholars Program seeks to reward students who use their high school experience to prepare for college, taking challenging classes and participating in college-readiness programs, while taking care of other responsibilities outside of school.

Dell Scholars Program

December 7, 2009
by Scholarships.com Staff
Are you a hardworking high school student frustrated by the emphasis on GPA and test scores in many scholarship contests?  If you've ever caught yourself thinking, "sure, anyone can get a 4.0 if they
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