Smart Scholarship Tips
Scholarship Searches Don’t Take a Holiday
As the holidays approach, students everywhere are looking forward to kicking back, sleeping in, and basically taking it easy. Although it may be tempting, this is not a good idea if you’re hoping to win college scholarship money.
Avoiding College Scholarship Scams
Unfortunately, many scholarship pages listed on a scholarship search are click-bait by companies whose main goal is to get as much information as possible from unsuspecting students. Learn how to spot a shady scholarship with these tips.
Trusted Eyes Find College Scholarship Mistakes
Error-free college scholarship applications are a must, and trusted eyes will help you find college scholarship mistakes before you submit your applications.
Reviewing Guidelines Can Make or Break Scholarship Applications
It is SMART to follow scholarship guidelines!
The SMART Method: M = Market Yourself Wisely
Continuing her Applying S-M-A-R-T series, Scholarship Mom Monica Matthews helps students learn how to market themselves wisely in the quest to win college scholarships.
The SMART Method: S = Share Personal Details
Students need to view the scholarship essay as an opportunity to set themselves apart from the many other applicants.
College Scholarships with October Deadlines
Many students are not yet thinking of applying for college scholarships, so these awards typically will have fewer applicants. Get a head-start on the competition and apply, apply, apply!
Current College Student Scholarships
by Monica Matthews, Scholarship Editor In last week’s tip, I shared how scholarships are not just for high school students, but also for current college students. (Read that post here.) This week, as promised, I share how to find current college student scholarships. Students can win scholarships all through their college career and here are several methods of finding them: • Visiting the website of their college • Stopping by their college financial aid office • On bulletin boards all across campus • In the offices of their professors, just ask! •...