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Fastweb celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with free Scholarship resources for undergraduate and graduate students


Fastweb celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month with free Scholarship resources for undergraduate and graduate students

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WESTON, Mass., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fastweb (, the leading website for scholarship and financial aid information and a member of the Monster network, commemorates the celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States during Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.

According to, "the month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. The majority of the workers who laid the tracks were Chinese immigrants." 

Throughout the month, Fastweb will be highlighting scholarship opportunities for Asian-Pacific American Students to help them reach their educational goals and get informed about opportunities to help them pay for their education. A comprehensive group of scholarship opportunities can be found in Fastweb's resource, Scholarships for Asian Pacific American Students. Awards of various amounts up to $16,000 are available in academic areas such as social sciences, journalism, engineering, psychology and more for students exhibiting leadership qualities and demonstrating financial need.

While students pursue their educational dreams, Fastweb continues to provide valuable information on financial aid and opportunities for minority, and all students. Information can be found in the Financial Aid for Minority Students and Asian or Pacific Islander Scholarship Directory resources which include awards, informational databases and financial aid tips.  

Fastweb continually provides insightful and free online resources to help students find ways to fund their education.

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; Pinterest; Google+.

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'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.

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