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Fastweb (www.fastweb.com), the leading website for scholarship and financial aid information and a member of the Monster network, focuses on resources for African American students in celebration of Black History Month.
Fastweb encourages undergraduate, graduate and college-bound African American and all minority students to help fund their college education by applying for scholarship opportunities, available now.
In their annual free resource – Scholarships for African American Students – students will find scholarships available in a variety of areas, including: engineering, radiologic sciences, nursing, planning and public policy, business and financial services, manufacturing operations and various other academic areas. Award amounts range from $500 to $75,000.
"Fastweb is committed to helping provide access to scholarships for African American students to help them achieve their academic goals," said Mark Nelson, Vice President, Fastweb. "In our new resource, students will find opportunities from educational institutions, foundations and other organizations across a variety of career disciplines. There are approximately 1,000 scholarship opportunities with a focus on African American students in our scholarship database," said Nelson.
According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the initial starting salary projections for the Class of 2019 bachelor's degree graduates strongly indicate that those with STEM degrees will continue to earn the highest starting salaries. Students interested in today's top majors will find numerous scholarship opportunities in Fastweb's database which matches students to relevant scholarship opportunities based on their extensive online profile.
With Fastweb's Scholarship Directory, all students can search for awards by school year, ethnicity, race, unique situations and more. For more helpful free online resources, visit Fastweb.com or download the Fastweb app.
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About Fastweb: Fastweb, a top site in the Monster network, is the nation's recognized leader in helping students pay for school, by providing scholarship and financial aid information, as well as information on jobs and internships. As the oldest and most popular free online scholarship matching service, one out of three college-bound seniors use the site and more than 50 million users have benefitted from Fastweb's information and services. Fastweb lets students create personalized profiles that can be matched against its expansive databases of colleges and scholarships. To learn more about Fastweb, visit www.fastweb.com and follow Fastweb on social media for the latest on paying for school all year long: Twitter (at @PayingForSchool); Facebook; Instagram and Pinterest.
About Monster: Monster is a global leader in connecting people and jobs. Every day, Monster makes meaningful human connections that advance lives and strengthen businesses by helping individuals find better jobs and employers find the best talent. For more than 20 years, Monster has worked to transform the recruiting industry. Today, the company leverages advanced technology using intelligent digital, social and mobile solutions, including the flagship website Monster.com®, Monster's innovative app, and a vast array of products and services. Monster is a digital venture owned by Randstad North America, a subsidiary of Randstad Holding, a $26 billion (US) global provider of HR services.
Source: PR Newswire