MEFA Blog

MEFA Blog

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.

Students taking notes in class
Scholarships include Doodle 4 Google, Action for Nature Eco-Hero Award, Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, We the Students Essay Contest, and Paradigm Challenge. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Smiling student
Scholarships include Intertech Foundation STEM Scholarship, The Gallery Collection Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship, Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship, Frame My Future Contest, American Fire Sprinkler Association Scholarship Contest, and Citizens Bank Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Student using a microscope in class
Scholarships include American Society for Enology and Viticulture Scholarship Program, Udall Environment Undergraduate Scholarship, The Blades of Green Scholarship Fund, National Environmental Health Association Scholarships, and E-waste Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Boy with backpack outside
Scholarships include Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship, Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship, AFA Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness College Scholarship, The Christophers High School Poster Contest, Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship, and Sweet and Simple Scholarship. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Students sitting in cafe
Scholarships include the Boren Scholarship, the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, the Diversity Abroad Achievement Scholarship, the CEA Scholarship, and the Good Colleges Study Abroad Award. …
By Lauren Patten    |
Student using laptop
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    |
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    |
Student studying in library
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    |
Bold.org homepage
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 Dror Liebenthal, 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    |