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ISBN: 9781617600074 - How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay
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How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

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30 Essays That Won Over $3 Million in Scholarships

Gen Tanabe, Kelly Tanabe

ISBN: 9781617600074
Format: Paperback
Publisher: SuperCollege LLC,US

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In this important resource, 30 real, winning scholarship essays are analyzed, revealing what makes them successful and how they fit the judges' criteria. Includes advice for finding scholarships, including using books, the Internet, personal connections, and sources in the community.





Examining the two basic components of scholarship competition -- essays and interviews -- this vital guidebook offers practical advice and real-life examples to guide students through the entire application process. A roundtable panel of judges and applicants supply inside information regarding the winning qualities sought after by award-giving organisations, and tips for finding scholarships by using books, the internet, personal connections, and sources in the community are provided. With insight into the judges' criteria for a successful application, 30 previously awarded scholarship essays are thoroughly analysed, from choice of topic to writing style. Revealing unique strategies for preparation and overcoming nervousness, this definitive resource also includes sample interview questions and answers.