Scholarship Tips


  1. Start searching for scholarships as soon as possible.
  2. Apply to every legitimate scholarship for which you satisfy the eligibility requirements. Applying for as many scholarships as possible gives you the largest chance of receiving scholarships.
  3. Never forget deadlines.
  4. Read and follow the instructions of the scholarship application carefully.
  5. Complete the entire application.
  6. Identify the sponsor's goals and tailor your application in such a way to demonstrate that you meet those goals.
  7. Proofread the application and/or essays. It also helps to have someone else proofread them as well.
  8. When writing an essay, be personal and specific, using concrete details.
  9. Be honest.
  10. Make copies of everything you submit.