My Art

This has to be one of my all-time favorite quotes by Erykah Badu. I think its applicable in a sense as you prepare application packets or even develop presentation they are essentially an art form by you. As you pull together it is important to do it in a meaningful way in which when you…

Presentations = Empty Stomachs

I believe everyone has that shared experience of presenting and getting an instantaneous empty stomach or feeling butterflies flying everywhere. I have the exact same feeling and I have resorted to eating air as if its cheddar biscuits at Red Lobster. Weird but true taking long deep breaths has been essential in preparing for presentations….

New Category : Shared Experience

HelloEveryone, I have decided to introduce another category into the site. I began this blog with intentions of featuring scholarships and sharing application tips to prepare you to apply for various scholarships. However, I have decided to create an experience category to share the various experiences that are apart of our shared experience of life. I…

The Art of Reflection

I attended this Linked In Development Workshop the other day and it was really impactful. For me, it was most impactful in which I am not the best person to talk about myself I find myself downplaying my accolades and thinking nothing of my experience. I think deep down I never wanted to appear braggadocious…

Letters of Recommendation

Hello, As many of you prepare for winter break it is important to still remember your goals for next year whether that’s applying for a covenant scholarship or the school of your dreams. To make that process even smoother take time to gather letters of recommendation. It is important to build a relationship with teachers and…

Preparing For The Undergraduate Experience: Campus Culture

Hello, I’ve shared a lot about preparing for college in terms of scholarship and resume building. But, I would like to share some things I wish I knew when I began looking for the right school for undergrad. Campus Culture I think one of the most important things that distinguish a university from another is…

Scholarship Alert: Foot Locker Scholar Athletes

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities.   Award: 20  Foot Locker Scholar Athletes will each receive $20,000. The scholarship will be awarded in four equal annual payments of $5,000 throughout the winner’s four-year college career. Requirements:…

Scholarship Alert! McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship

The McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship opens the door to higher education for graduating high school seniors who face limited access to educational and career opportunities. The Scholarship seeks to invest in students who are exemplary role models in their communities and have the initiative to fulfill their educational goals. Award: Five 100,000 Scholarships payable over…

Scholarship Alert!Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Award

The Elks National Foundation will award 500 four-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants in the 2018 competition. Award: 2 first-place awards of $50,000 2 second-place awards of $40,000 2 third-place awards of $30,000 14 finalists will receive awards of $20,000 480 runners-up will receive fifth-place scholarships of $4,000. Requirements: Be a U.S. Citizen/Resident You must…

Scholarship Alert! Burger King Scholars Foundation For High School Seniors

The BURGER KING℠ Scholars program assists employees, employees’ spouses or domestic partners, employees’ children and high school seniors in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada in continuing their education. To date, the program has awarded more than $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,000 students. Last year alone, $3.5 million in scholarships were…

Common Scholarship Mistakes

Just Winging It: It is important that as you apply for scholarships do your research. Understand the meaning of the organization, why the scholarship was created and what qualities they are looking for in their applicants. Through conducting thorough research you will save yourself time and heartache from unnecessary noes. Letting Others Do Your Work:  Although,…

Scholarship Alert: Grad School Funding

Selected Professions Fellowship was created in 1970 to support women in graduate and professional degree programs in fields where female are underrepresented. Award: $5,000-$18,000 Funds may be used for: Educational expenses Living expenses Dependent child care Travel to professional meetings, conferences, or seminars, as long as it does not exceed 10 percent of the fellowship…