Q. Is there such a thing as a guaranteed
A. Nope. If someone offers you a guaranteed scholarship, that person is most likely a con artist. There are, quite simply, no guarantees in the scholarship game. more...
Should I pay an entry fee
for a scholarship? Do you have to be either valedictorian or
captain of the basketball team to win money for college? Is
it possible to win a scholarship, and then get nabbed for tax
evasion? Answers to these and more. more...
The essay you write for your
application will give the scholarship board the clearest indication
yet of who you are and where you plan on going in life. Keep
it specific, personal, unique and effective. more...
for Finding a Winnable Scholarship
Scholarships aren't just for
astrophysicists anymore. With a little research, and the help
of BrokeScholar, you'll find a number of awards that best match
your interests, background and future plans. more...
Contrary to what some might
say, you can exert some control over your references. Here are
a few ways of finding the best references (read: the least likely
to wage a slur campaign against you). more...
Out the Application
Neatness, completeness and
organization: three of the most crucial parts of your application.
Here are a few more additional tips you'd be wise to heed before
attacking the application. more...
For those applying for scholarships
that require interviews, the thought of meeting a member of
the board and being forced to think on one's feet, while also
sitting up straight and conversing in an easy manner, is frightening.
Here are some helpful tips. more...