- Your scholarship application represents YOU!
your application the time, attention, and preparation that it
deserves. Complete all sections.
and follow the instructions carefully.
your work - especially your essay. Be specific
It is your job to make your essay stand out from
honest and be yourself. If you are asked, don’t be afraid
to highlight your strengths and talk about yourself.
DEADLINES - financial aid offices and scholarship personnel
adhere to them! You are responsible for making sure that ALL parts
of the application arrive on time. If letters of recommendation
or transcripts are required, give the people who will provide
these documents generous lead-time. Also give them a stamped,
addressed envelope if the recommendation is to be mailed separately.
A COPY OF THE APPLICATION FOR YOUR FILE. Keep a written
record of scholarships for which you applied. Make a note of the
deadlines, requirements, and responses.
- ask for help if you need it.