The Scholarship Circle is a new, value packed support for my Grade 12 Scholarship Prep Program clients. What is the Scholarship Circle? The Scholarship Circle is a monthly email I send to clients who purchase the Grade 12 Scholarship Prep Program. The Scholarship Circle emails are full of valuable information, including a list of current and upcoming scholarships. So, in addition to the personalized advice and support of working with me one-to-one, you’ll receive a regular so
One of the best ways to find scholarships is for both students and parents to think of your affiliations, or connections. In other words, what am I connected to, and would any of my connections offer a scholarship? Here are a few examples to get you started: Your job – many employers offer scholarships. Some might be for direct employees and others might be for extended family members, so check for employers of the student, parent, grandparent, uncles, aunts, etc. Employer s
There is a very good reason why I say, “Scholarships beget scholarships.” When I was the coordinator of a national undergraduate and graduate level scholarship program, I had the opportunity to watch professors choose candidates for the awards. The winners were almost always students who had won previous awards. In fact, there was a section on the application, aptly called “previous awards and achievements”, which specifically requested this information. In this section, st
One of the questions I get most often is about when scholarships start. First things first: all scholarships are different, but many of them have a few things in common. One thing they have in common is that each one has a limited availability. Almost all scholarships are available for a period of time (usually about one month) and then they’re gone. And once they’re gone, they are usually gone forever. Many scholarships only have one window of time when you can apply for t
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