Common Mistakes Students Make While Searching for Scholarships

Scholarships and grants are the ideal way to pay for college. As a form of gift-aid, they do not have to be paid back after graduation, unlike loans. Scholarships are awarded for a multitude of reasons—great grades, pursuing a certain academic interest, being involved in the community, belonging to a certain ethnic group or religion, …

How to Avoid Losing Your Scholarship!

If you have a scholarship, first off: congratulations! Second: did you know you could lose it? Yikes. It’s an unfortunate reality that scholarships are pretty conditional. After all, there were requirements for you to be eligible for the scholarship, so it makes sense that there are also requirements for you to be able to keep …

Scholarships for Students with ADHD

According to recent statistics, around 11% of adolescents, adding up to ~7 million people, suffer from the common ailment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The diagnosed are disproportionately young millennials, a subject that has led to public figures, from psychologists to rapper Kendrick Lamar, referring to our generation “Generation ADHD.” This term glosses over …

Scholarships for Astronomy Majors

In the summer of 1969, Neil Armstrong landed a foot softly in a pile of moon dust, turned to look back towards the planet that propelled him to his current destination, and said, “…that’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind.” Since our first successful journey to the moon over forty …

10 Common Scholarship Interview Questions

You’ve gotten to The Interview for your scholarship. That in and of itself is a huge accomplishment. This process has given you experience that will be useful down the road when you’re applying for other scholarships and grants, and even jobs. But before you can claim your award, you have to answer some questions. You …

How to Nail a Scholarship Interview!

Some scholarships call for essays, some call for interviews. Though less common than other requirements, interviews are a very real possibility for many scholarship applicants. It’s always best to be prepared, so here are some tips to help you rock an interview. Do Your Research If you are accepted into an interview, it’s imperative that …

Scholarships for Elementary Education Majors

Of the many career paths open to higher education students, there are few more selfless than going into elementary education. A field that is often under-appreciated despite its unquestionable importance, elementary education always could use more teachers that devote their lives to the betterment of young people. Teachers have the opportunity to impact a life …

How to Recognize The Signs Of Scholarship Scams!

Did you ever give scholarship scams a second thought? Would you ever imagine that they even existed? For most students and their parents, getting scammed while exploring scholarship opportunities is unthinkable. That is, until they get scammed themselves. Getting scammed when you are looking for funding to realize your education dreams can be a crushing …