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Keep up to date with the latest news about planning and financing a college education and preparing for your financial future, from experts here at MEFA and across the industry. Browse through our blog and use it as your very own college planning guide.

Scholarships with January Deadlines
Scholarships include the International Documentary Photography Scholarship, Foot Locker Scholar Athletes, Providian Medical Scholarship, Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship, John Lennon Scholarship, and I Have a Dream Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Scholarships for Younger Ages
We highlight four scholarships: John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest, EngineerGirl Writing Contest, Sweet and Simple Scholarship, and The 28th Annual Kaplun Essay Contest…
By Meredith Clement    |
Scholarships for Current College Students
Scholarships include the Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship, Black Entrepreneurship Grant, Love Your Career Scholarship, National Healthcare Heroes Grant for Nurses, BigSun Scholarship, and AEL Collegiate Essay Contest. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Scholarships with December Deadlines
Scholarships include Generation Google Scholarship, Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship, AvaCare Medical Scholarship, Getting Real About Distracted Driving Scholarship, AfterCollege Science Student Scholarship, Brain Reference Scholarship, and Transgender First Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Scholarships with November Deadlines
Scholarships include The Andrew Flusche Scholarship Contest, Future Designer Scholarship, Ivey Engineering Inc. Scholarship, Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, Create Real Impact Contest, Education Matters Scholarship, and Global Therapy 2020 Academic Excellence Award. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Finding Scholarships with Going Merry
Learn what Going Merry is, how it got started, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how students apply for scholarships, and who has previously won. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Finding Scholarships with Fastweb
Learn what Fastweb is, how it got started, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how students can apply for scholarships, and examples of past success stories. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Finding Scholarships with Bold.org
Learn what bold.org is, what sets it apart from other online scholarship platforms, how it got started, how students can apply for scholarships, and how students have been successful in the past. …
By Lauren Patten    |
How to Search for College Scholarships Online
Tips include creating a spreadsheet, starting local then expanding, searching scholarship databases, and creating an account. …
By Lauren Patten    |
The College Board Opportunity Scholarships
Students complete steps to earn a chance for a scholarship of up to $40,000, including Building a College List, Practicing for the SAT, Improving SAT Scores, Strengthening Their College List, Completing the FAFSA, and Applying to Colleges…
By Jenny Caccavale    |
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