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Best Practices for Promoting Scholarships: A Panel Discussion for Everyone

October 02, 2017

Promoting scholarships to students can be surprisingly difficult. You would think that it would be easy to offer free money to students, but it can be hard to catch their attention long enough let them know you have scholarships to offer. Promoting scholarship opportunities is one the parts of the process that AcademicWorks users constantly seek guidance on. ...

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The Easiest Way to Increase Scholarship Applicants

September 13, 2017

“Free money, it’d be silly of me not to apply!” is a phrase not often said by prospective scholarship applicants. But why is that? Is it because they think it’s a waste of their time? Maybe they don’t think they’ll qualify for any? Or maybe it’s simply because they’re not aware of all the possible scholarships you have to offer? Whatever the question is, the...

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The Best of Scholarship Promotions

July 19, 2017

With our 2017 Promoting Scholarships Contest kicking off this week, we wanted to share some of the best submissions we have received from clients in the past. We hope you find some inspiration in these examples and we are looking forward to seeing your submissions! If you won't be participating in the contest, these are all great examples to implement on your...

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The Promoting Scholarships Contest is Back!

July 17, 2017

Tell Us How You Promote Scholarships on Campus and Win $300 to Celebrate With Your Team!

Our scholarship marketing contest is back! We want to know all the ways you market scholarship opportunities to students and reward you for your hard work! There are tons of ways to promote scholarships but we want to know what is unique about your campus!

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Top Trends in Scholarship Management for 2017

January 19, 2017

We asked hundreds of leading scholarship management professionals what they thought 2017 would bring to the world of scholarship management.  Check out what they had to say!   

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How Colleges & Universities Execute Their Scholarship Process

December 15, 2016

For the past year, we have been researching how financial aid, advancement, and academic departments are working together to award scholarships. The results from our “Where Scholarships and Stewardship Collide” survey offer a summary of how hundreds of institutions have structured their scholarship awarding process.

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Congratulations to Pasadena City College For Winning The Promoting Scholarships on Campus Contest!

October 04, 2016

Congratulations to Pasadena City College for winning our second annual Promoting Scholarships On Campus Contest.  The announcement was made at the closing ceremony of the 5th Annual AcademicWorks Conference. 

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Promoting AcademicWorks to Applicants and Stakeholders from #AWConf2016

October 04, 2016

It is a little crazy how hard it can be to publicize free money available through scholarships on campus and in your community. Promoting scholarships is a huge job and according to a study we recently conducted, is a shared responsibility. It is very common for financial aid, academic departments, admissions, advancement, and scholarship professionals to all...

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Success Metrics and ROI With Client Success from #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Since the launch of AcademicWorks in 2010, our team has grown quite a bit, but the goals have never changed. Your success is our success. We believe this so much that we created a branch of Client Services called Client Success. Mine, and the rest of my team's, entire job is for you to be successful. So how do we do that?

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Two-Year College Case Study: Tarrant County College at #AWConf2016

October 03, 2016

Do you ever wonder how your peer institutions utilize AcademicWorks? Have they started using the latest features? Are review committee members happy with their process? How are other institutions training review committee members? Do they use all of the post-acceptance features? How do they promote available scholarship opportunities to their applicant...

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