Scholarship Opportunities for African American Students Highlighted During Black History Month

Feb 01, 2016, 09:00 ET from Fastweb

CHICAGO, Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fastweb recognizes and celebrates the achievements of African Americans throughout history with a focus on important scholarship opportunities available now for graduate, undergraduate and college bound African American students. Fastweb (, is the leading website for scholarship and financial aid information, and a member of the Monster network.

Rewarding scholarship opportunities are available for students pursuing careers in engineering, marketing, public relations, journalism, math, science, economics and more. Eligible students can access and apply today for many scholarships in their chosen field of study. 

Fastweb highlights these scholarships in their article, Scholarships for African American Students. Opportunities from the Ventures Scholars Program and the Lagrant Foundation offer between $5,000 and $10,000, as well as the Buick Achievers Scholarship, which offers scholarship amounts as high as $25,000. More scholarship programs can be found in Fastweb's scholarship directory for African American students. This directory outlines new and large scholarships, which is frequently updated as new opportunities become available. provides helpful and insightful online resources for all students, helping find ways to fund their education. Resources are available online and always at no charge.

About Fastweb
Fastweb, a top site in the Monster Worldwide (NYSE: MWW) 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. 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. As the oldest and most popular free online scholarship matching service, the database has more than 1.5 million scholarships totaling over $3.4 billion. To learn more about Fastweb, visit and follow Fastweb on social media for the latest on paying for school all year long: Twitter (at @PayingForSchool); Facebook; Pinterest; Google+.

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