Scholarships 101: Back to the Basics
Updated: Aug 19, 2021
College is an expensive investment and it does not pay for itself. One of the best ways to help pay for college is by applying to scholarships. Here are a few tips and tools to help you successfully apply to and and earn scholarships throughout your college years!
Tips & Tools:
Where to find scholarships?
Go to your school's financial aid office to inquire about other internal opportunities.
Join Honors Programs (once eligible) to have access to even more scholarships.
Review Sororities Sites (provide opportunities for members and non-members)
Sign up for scholarship websites and newsletters.
Your Linked-In community.
This Seeds of Fortune Newsletter! (scroll down for opportunities)
Set goals and be organized when applying.
Click here for a template to stay organized.
Write a great personal statement.
Here are some examples from a previous scholar
Have at least one other person proof read your statement
Ask for recommendations early !
Don't know how ? Click here for a how to
Apply it !
Now that you have tools below are some scholarships you can apply to!
Future Educators Scholarship HERE
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest HERE
Click here for many more scholarships with August deadlines
Wise Words Scholarship HERE
Education Matter Scholarship HERE