Category Archives: Scholarship Tips

Welcome! Welcome! Welcome!

I would like to welcome the incoming freshmen to the university and also to the Scholarship Research Center (SRC), where I hope you spend lots of time because it can benefit you in many, many ways. I, too, am an … Continue reading

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Weird Science! Er… Scholarships!

Have you ever seen a scholarship and thought “How is that a scholarship?” Today I decided to dive in and investigate some of the scholarships that can leave you scratching your head in confusion, but can earn you lots of … Continue reading

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Scholarship Insights During My Last Year In College

Going into my last year of college, I hadn’t thought I’d be eligible for any scholarships. This is because I didn’t think scholarships were offered to students who didn’t have at least a year of schooling left. Occasionally I’ll still … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Knew About Scholarships When I First Started College

I’ll admit that when I first started college I thought that scholarships were something that you only applied for when you were in high school despite my mom’s many emails about scholarships and numerous encouragements to see if there were … Continue reading

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Welcome Incoming Students!

I want to extend a warm welcome to all of our incoming students and encourage all of you to make sure that you continue to apply for scholarships throughout your academic career. If you’re on our blog then I would … Continue reading

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Prioritizing Scholarships

When applying for scholarships, you’ll want to avoid the “all-or-nothing”, “as many as you can”, and “rapid-fire” approaches. What I mean by this is, don’t try to fill out as many scholarships as you possibly can each month without giving … Continue reading

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Best Places to Look for Scholarships-Part 2

For those that are entering college or are continuing college students, here are some great places to utilize in your scholarship search.  I highly encourage you to stop by our Financial Aid Office and the Scholarship Resource Center (SRC) which … Continue reading

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Best Places to Look for Scholarships-Part 1

There are so many great places out there to look for scholarships! It doesn’t matter whether you’re still in high school, about to enter college for the first (or second or even third) time, or even if you’re a continuing … Continue reading

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How to Write a Scholarship Essay

If you’re having trouble figuring out how to write your scholarship essay then I’m here to help! The biggest thing, as I’m sure you know, is to keep your essay geared toward your audience. If you’ve written a scholarship essay … Continue reading

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How to Write a Thank You

Who doesn’t dread writing a thank you note? I know that I certainly did before I really took the time to find out the best way to write one. The purpose of this post is to help you do the … Continue reading

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