A scholarship is a sum of money awarded to eligible students to assist with paying for college.
The money is applied to tuition and/or living expenses, and it does not need to be repaid.
Scholarships are awarded because of:
Where to look? Who to ask?
Applying for scholarships
All scholarships require you to complete an appliation. They ask you to describe your interests, activities, and talents. Scholarships want to know about you! Remeber to write the best essay you can, keep it neat and chaeck your spelling. You will be judged for what the scholarship panel seees in your application.
For every 10 scholarships you apply for you will probably receive ONE! Apply to lots of scholarships. You can search the internet for scholarships.
The top scholarship search engines are listed below:
www.collegeanswer.com - Sallie Mae scholarship search
http://educationplanner.org- rated “Best of the Web” by Forbes
http://www.MeritAid.com - (run by Cappex)