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Scholarship Alert: $15,000 Scholarship Sweepstakes for U.S. Citizens and Green Card Holders from SunTrust

$15,000 In Scholarships Available for U.S. Citizens and Green Card HoldersSunTrust is offering multiple opportunities to win free money for college, through its scholarship sweepstakes for U.S. high school seniors & college undergraduates. The sweepstakes is open to students who live in  Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia (DC).

The will be 30 winners of awarded one $500 each every two weeks, from October 30, 2017 to May 14, 2018. High school seniors and current college undergraduates can enter to win drawing every two weeks.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident.
  • At least 13 years of age.
  • Have permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia (DC).
  • Attend a 2-year or 4-year college in the 50United States or the District of Columbia (DC).

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Application deadlines:

Entries to win the scholarships can be made from September 12, 2017,  through  May 14, 2018.

Related:  More Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Where To Enter:

You can enter to win the scholarship sweepstakes on the SunTrust Education website.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

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5 Steps To Free Yourself Of Credit Card Debt

5 Steps To Free YourSelf Of Credit Card Debt

If you want to get serious about dumping your credit card debt, consider these steps.

1. Stop Adding To Your Debt

You can’t get out of credit card debt if you are adding to your balances every month.

2. Create A Budget For Your Spending

You’ll need a written plan for how you’ll spend your money, and get in the habit of checking your actual spending against it.

3. Build Up A Cash Cushion

Stack up cash for emergencies and costly inconveniences, so you won’t have to rely on new debt, for life’s surprises.

4. Increase Your Cash Flow

Keep track of how much money is coming in versus going out of your accounts and free up money in your budget to put towards the debt.

5. Create A Strategy To Pay Down The Debt

Making more than minimum payments, with no new debt, will speed up the process to get rid of your credit card debt.

Related Article: How I Paid Off $13,000 of Debt in 13 Months

PIN 5 Steps To Free YourSelf Of Credit Card DebtRead more over at CleverGirlsKnow.com.

~ Melisa Boutin


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Scholarship Alert: Multiple $2,500 Awards Available for U.S. Citizens, Green Card Holders & Caribbean International Students from The Wester Union Foundation

$2,500 Global Scholarship Awards from Western Union FoundationWU Scholars, The Western Union Foundation Global Scholarship Program is offering multiple $2,500 awards to cover undergraduate tuition and fees at an accredited college or university.

The goal of the scholars program is to support young people and their efforts to pursue a post-secondary education who exhibit the program’s three pillars: Perseverance, Aspiration, and Community.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • A prospective or current college student anywhere in the world.
  • Pursuing a degree/field of study in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and business/ entrepreneurship.
  • Between the ages of 18 and 26 years on June 1.
  • Admitted or have applied to an accredited college or university.

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Application deadlines:

The online application is due on April 30 at 12:00 EST.

Related:  More Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Where To Apply:

You can learn about the scholarship application at http://www.wuscholars.org and submit your application, HERE.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

Scholarship Alert: $17,000 Available for Caribbean Nationals From The Caribbean Tourism Organization

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Scholarship Foundation is offering multiple awards, totaling $17,000, for Caribbean Nationals, in CTO member countries. The foundation is committed to supporting Caribbean Nationals interested in pursuing studies in the areas of tourism, hospitality and language training.

The scholarship and grant opportunities include a $12,000 scholarship award for graduate study, a $2,500 study grant, and a $2,500 Arley Sobers Memorial Scholarship award.

Eligibility
$12,000 Scholarship for Graduate Study

To be eligible, applicants must be pursuing graduate study of tourism or hospitality at the master’s level.

$2,500 Study Grant

To be eligible, applicants must be pursuing associate and undergraduate degree studies, certificate and diploma programs in tourism, hospitality or language proficiency.

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$2,500 Arley Sobers Memorial Scholarship

To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • Pursuing study and research in the area of statistics.
  • Working in local tourism organization (Ministry of Tourism or Board of Tourism).
Application deadlines:

All applications for these scholarships and grant opportunities are due April 15.

Submitted by mail to:
CTO Foundation
Caribbean Tourism Organization
7th Floor, Baobab Tower
Warrens
St. Michael, Barbados, W.I.

Related:  More Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Where To Apply:

More information on these scholarship opportunities can be found on the CTO websites, along with the application forms, here: CTO – Scholarships and Grants.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin

Scholarship Alert: Win $5,000 in 10 Minutes for U.S. Citizens & Green Card Holders

Scholarship Alert Win $5,000 in 10 Minutes for U.S. Citizens & Green Card Holders from Course Hero

Course Hero is offering $5,000 Monthly and Mid-Term scholarship awards with an easy 10-minute application, plus a $10,000 Academic Hero scholarship, for U.S. residents. To be eligible for these scholarships you are required to fill out the applications on their website for each award opportunity.

The applicants can apply for multiple awards every month and are given options on how to increase your chances of winning.

Monthly and Mid-Term Scholarships

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be 16 years old at the time of entry.
  • Be a permanent legal resident, physically residing in the United States and the District of Columbia.
  • Be currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university.
  • Create a free Course Hero Account.
  • Complete the application form.
  • Estimated time to complete application: 10 minutes

Application Deadlines: Multiple dates.

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Related:  More Scholarships for U.S. & Caribbean Students

Where To Apply:

More information on these scholarship opportunities, including tips on how to increase your chances of winning, can be found on the Course Hero Scholarships Webpage.

Good luck!

~ Melisa Boutin