If you live in a Comcast service area and have a high school senior in the house, you may want to pay attention. The telecommunications conglomerate plans to award over 800 scholarships worth $2,500 each to students in need. That’s more than $2 million. Who is Eligible for the Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship? The … Read moreNeed Cash for College? Apply for a $2,500 Comcast Scholarship by Dec. 7
Burger King co-founder James McLamore placed value on education, entrepreneurial spirit, integrity, high standards and good citizenship. Those values defined him and now carry on his legacy in the form of the annual Burger King Scholars program for employees and their spouses, domestic partners and children — and high school seniors in the community. … Read moreWin Up to $50K in Burger King’s Annual No-Essay Scholarship Contest
The average cost to attend a four-year public university is now around $10,000 to $24,000 per year, according to the College Board. And that’s just for tuition and fees. The good news is that you don’t have to put off saving for a college education — whether for yourself or your child — because of … Read more4 Steps to Boost College Savings When Money Is Tight
No one saw it coming. The computers shed their cords and climb into our hands, providing us with every bit of knowledge, entertainment and comfort we could ever imagine. While we were distracted with crushing candies, filming the Harlem Shake and finding out which Harry Potter character we were, data was gathered on us. The … Read moreBig Brother or Best Friend? Your Views on Data Could Snag a $5K Scholarship
Studying abroad is a game changer. A life changer, even. From the personal benefits of multiculturalism to the career benefits of having international experience on a resume, it’s hard to deny that studying abroad is a great thing to do in college, but most students don’t take advantage of the opportunity. According to the latest … Read moreHow to Get Your Study Abroad Paid For: These Experts Share Insider Tips
Welcome to your “2-Minute Money Manager,” a short video feature answering money questions submitted by readers and viewers. Today’s question is about going back to school. Lots of people do it. But is it really worth getting a graduate degree to improve your chances of getting a job? Watch the following video for my take. … Read more2-Minute Money Manager: I’m 50 — Should I Go Back to School for a Master’s Degree?
What do Oprah Winfrey, J.K. Rowling, Jim Carrey and Horatio Alger Jr. have in common? (Ok, I know you’re thinking “Who is Horatio Alger Jr.?” but you probably learned about him and forgot — just keep reading). They all went from rags to riches. In fact, Alger pioneered the rags-to-riches theme in his 19th century … Read moreThe Deadline for This $25K No-Essay Need-Based Scholarship is Oct. 25
Today is the day you’ve been waiting for. No, it’s not the Season 8 premiere of Game of Thrones. It’s the opening day to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid — aka FAFSA — for the 2019-20 school year. FAFSA provides college students with federal aid in the form of grants, scholarships and … Read moreApplying for Federal Student Financial Aid Just Got Easier With This App
I always knew I’d end up at Florida State University. My dad and older brother are diehard Seminoles — FSU alumni — and I’d grown up visiting the campus every year. If I had elected to attend, say, the University of Florida (the arch enemy of any Seminole), I might have been permanently excommunicated from … Read moreWe Crunched the Numbers and Found the Best College Bargains in Each State
Feeling lucky? Good, hang on to that. And if you’re not feeling organically lucky today, it’s time to track down a four leaf clover, pick up a lucky penny and rub that rabbit’s foot, because you’re going to need all the luck you can get. Why? Because we found a scholarship opportunity worth $2,000 — … Read moreThis Scholarship Contest Hands Out $2,000 Every Month — No Essay Required!