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    The traditional college route isn't the best choice for everyone. There are ample scholarship opportunities for students who opt for a vocational career, whether it be in the plumbing, carpentry, electrical, firefighting or many others. If you want to learn or hone a specific skill as an alternative to attending a more traditional four-year college, take some time to consider these vocational scholarship opportunities:

Vocational, Trade, & Technical Scholarships

February 9, 2017 3:25 PM
by Susan Dutca
The traditional college route isn't the best choice for everyone. There are ample scholarship opportunities for students who opt for a vocational career, whether it be in the plumbing,

     While you can always increase your chances at landing a scholarship - increasing your community service and extracurricular involvement, having good grades and writing strong essays - winning one isn't always guaranteed...or can it be? According to TIME Money, one way to secure a scholarship is to apply to, and attend a college that guarantees its incoming class free college money. Here are the college states and the schools that offer the largest dollar awards:

Guaranteed, Largest Dollar Scholarships by State

January 5, 2017 3:42 PM
by Susan Dutca
While you can always increase your chances at landing a scholarship - increasing your community service and extracurricular involvement, having good grades and writing strong essays - winning

     Rather than basically give you 23 birds for the first 7 of the 12 days of Christmas, we've compiled a holiday list of scholarships yule adore...with a head start too! Check out these scholarships that'll last a few days after you enjoy the holidays:

12 Scholarships of Christmas 2016

December 9, 2016
by Susan Dutca
Rather than basically give you 23 birds for the first 7 of the 12 days of Christmas, we've compiled a holiday list of scholarships yule adore...with a head start too! Check out these

     Finding trustworthy and accurate scholarship and other financial aid information can be tricky these days, especially when it comes to sources that offer unreliable, often misleading content. Scholarships offered by scammers who charge fees and operate outside the laws, rules and ethics of modern-day netiquette abound. Here at Scholarships.com, we carefully and thoroughly vet scholarships so you can apply to the most legitimate and worthwhile opportunities. Check out some of them here:

Avoid Scholarship Scams

November 18, 2016
by Susan Dutca
Finding trustworthy and accurate scholarship and other financial aid information can be tricky these days, especially when it comes to sources that offer unreliable, often misleading content.

     Black Friday deals will be unleashed in just two weeks with some of the largest retailers getting an early start on Thanksgiving Day. When it comes to end-of-the-year scholarship hunting, no worries - we've got you covered. Score big this holiday season (and semester) with free college money:

Black Friday 2016 Scholarship Deals

November 10, 2016
by Susan Dutca
Black Friday deals will be unleashed in just two weeks with some of the largest retailers getting an early start on Thanksgiving Day. When it comes to end-of-the-year scholarship hunting, no

    Frolicking at fall festivals and pumpkin patches, apple picking at orchards, baking pumpkin-everything goodies, playing hide-and-seek in corn mazes and getting spooked with friends at haunted houses are just a few of some favorite fall activities. It also happens to be a time where students are seriously applying for scholarships to secure free college money. So while you're sipping a pumpkin spice latte and cozied by the fire, apply to these not-so-basic fall scholarships:

10 Not-So-Basic Fall Scholarships

October 6, 2016
by Susan Dutca
Frolicking at fall festivals and pumpkin patches, apple picking at orchards, baking pumpkin-everything goodies, playing hide-and-seek in corn mazes and getting spooked with friends at haunted

    When it comes to well-known companies, names such as Google or Coca-Cola are not foreign to many ears. Did you know that in addition to being notorious for quality products and services, familiarity and strong reputation, these organizations also provide scholarship opportunities to help you pay your way through college? Take the opportunity to explore the scholarships offered by the companies you're most familiar with:

Brand Name, Large Dollar Scholarships

October 13, 2015
by Susan Dutca
When it comes to well-known companies, names such as Google or Coca-Cola are not foreign to many ears. Did you know that in addition to being notorious for quality products and services,
Why should you use scholarship websites? How should you use them? And what are the chances of you actually getting scholarships off of these sites? I had the opportunity to interview Scholarships.com VP Kevin Ladd and here's what I found.

Why Students Should Use Scholarship Websites

July 15, 2015
by Genevieve Grant
Why should you use scholarship websites? How should you use them? And what are the chances of you actually getting scholarships off of these sites? I had the opportunity to interview Scholarships.com
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