Scholarship Mom Tip #18: Deadlines Change from Year to Year
Don’t assume deadlines will stay the same every year or you may miss out on valuable scholarship money!
In all my years of scholarship searching and research, I have noticed
something interesting about published deadlines. In both scholarship search websites and big
scholarship listing books, the deadline that is published is not always the
If the organization that
offers the scholarship money did not contact the scholarship listing source, it
seems the previous year’s deadline is assumed to be the same for the new
year. What this means for scholarship
searchers is to go an extra step when making a list of scholarships to apply
for and make a quick visit to the website of the scholarship provider to verify
the deadline for the current year.
Worth Repeating: Don’t
assume deadlines will stay the same every year or you may miss out on valuable scholarship
Monica Matthews is our favorite scholarship mom! After helping her son win $100,000 in scholarships for his college education, she founded How2WinScholarships.com to share what she learned along the way and now she’s sharing her tips with SmartCollegeVisit!