Baker & Taylor Offers scholarship applicants tips and advice for writing a great essay and mastering the interview portion of the process.
Examining the two basic components of scholarship competitionessays and interviewsthis 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 organizations and tips for finding scholarships by using books, the internet, personal connections, and sources in the community. With insight into the judges' criteria for a successful application, 30 previously awarded scholarship essays are thoroughly analyzed, 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.
Winners of $100,000 in scholarships share 30 essays that won more than $3 million in scholarships and insights on how to write a winning scholarship essay, understand what scholarship judges want, and master the interview.