A scholarship is monies to help a student further their education. You do not have to pay these monies back. Below are a few places to find scholarships.
How to Write a Personal Statement

In a one page essay form you will need to type the following:

  1. Who you are and what struggles or obstacles you have overcome to get to where you are
  2. What your educational background is and brag about all volunteer work you have ever done
  3. What your plans are for the future (Dream Big)
  4. How you plan to reach those goals
  5. Why you are the most deserving person for this scholarship
  6. Thank the scholarship committee sincerely for their time

Guidelines for a Recommendation Letter

A recommendation letter should consist of

  • being written by someone who knows you well and they should include how long they have known you
  • what kind of person you are
  • why they think you deserve this scholarship.
Click Here for an Example of a Recommendation Letter