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PrepSTEP (EBSCO) Check out the Scholarship Finder Tool located in My Center. Create a free account to view scholarships that meet your criteria.
Confessions of a Scholarship Winner by On the first day of high school, Kristina Ellis's mom, a single, working mother who lost her husband to cancer, informed her that she could not financially support her after graduation. Kristina would need to find her own way to pay for college. Kristina shares not just her little-known secrets for scholarship success but her incredibly inspiring story.
Call Number: LB2337.4 .E45 2013
Publication Date: 2013-04-16
Write Your Way to a Successful Scholarship Essay by Searching for scholarships -- Understanding the prompt -- Writing the introduction -- Writing the body parts -- Setting yourself apart -- Writing the conclusion --Revising and editing -- Saving/recycling the essay -- Practice writing the essay -- Uses of scholarship funds -- Conclusion
Call Number: LB2337.6 C65 2018
Publication Date: 2018-01-07
How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay by What separates a scholarship winner from a runner-up? In most cases it's the scholarship essay or interview. This book shows you how to craft a winning essay and deliver a powerful interview.
Call Number: LB2338 .T363 2018
Publication Date: 2018-06-12
Fastweb College Gold by This book offers a step-by-step program that builds a complete package of scholarships, loans, and federal aid. Learn how to develop a plan, apply for loans, scholarships, and grants, and pull it all together. Let FastWeb's College Gold help you figure out how to cover the costs of college one step at a time.
Call Number: LB2342 .K36 2006
Publication Date: 2006-09-26
BEWARE OF SCHOLARSHIP SCAMS!!! For more information on what to watch out for click here.
Here are some other places to look for ideas and help:
- Your employer. Many businesses have scholarship opportunities for their employees.
- Religious organizations. Some churches are able to offer scholarships. Even if this is not a service offered, they might have ideas of where to look.
- Your community. Local businesses, local or state PTAs, and local chapters of Dollars-for-Scholars are all options to look into when on a scholarship hunt.
- Your hobbies. Hobbies with national governing bodies are the most likely sources of college funding.
- Your academic interests. Many corporations, professional organizations and honor societies have scholarships for students with a demonstrated interest in a particular field.
- Companies and Philanthropic Foundations. Companies like Coca-Cola have scholarships available.
- College Raptor has articles with tips on how to make the most of your scholarship search and put out the best applications possible.
- The Scholarship System gives free webinars and articles on the subject of finding and winning scholarships. They also offer essay editing.
- Scholar Snapp allows you to create a profile with the standard content requested by scholarship applications. Saving this data in one secure, centralized place allows you to reuse the content for other scholarship applications without requiring you to retype your personal information for each subsequent application.