Spotlight on scholarship opportunities for African American students during Black History Month

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WESTON, Mass., Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Fastweb ( ), the leading website for scholarship and financial aid information and a member of the Monster network, celebrates the achievements of African Americans throughout history during Black History Month with a spotlight on scholarship opportunities available for today’s students.

In Fastweb’s new resource – Scholarships for African American Students – students can view a comprehensive list of scholarships in academic areas such as engineering, psychology, financial services, business administration, STEM fields, and more. Award amounts range from $500 to $30,000. Relevant internships are also included.

Fastweb encourages undergraduate, graduate, and college-bound African American students to help fund their college education by applying for scholarship opportunities. “Fastweb is committed to helping students achieve their academic goals by bringing them relevant scholarship resources,” said Mark Nelson, Vice President, Fastweb. “Our 2021 resource compiles scholarship opportunities for African American students from educational institutions, foundations, and other organizations across a variety of career disciplines.”

Fastweb encourages all students to become familiar with financial aid and how to utilize it to help pay for college. Students should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form now to start the federal student aid process. Information on the FAFSA application can be found in Fastweb’s Financial Aid section. Visit or download the Fastweb app for more helpful free online resources.

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 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 the right people to the right jobs. Every day, Monster aims to make every workplace happier and more productive by transforming the way employers find talent and candidates find careers. For 25 years, Monster has worked to transform the recruiting industry. Today, the company leverages innovative digital, social, and mobile solutions to enable employers and candidates to see each other more clearly. Monster is a digital venture owned by Randstad North America, a subsidiary of Randstad N.V., a $26 billion international provider of flexible work and human resources services.

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