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How do I get the most scholarships?

I have already filled out the FAFSA and still need more financial help.

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Chirayu’s Answer

There are several strategies you can use to increase your chances of receiving scholarships - Look for scholarships that match your academic achievements, interests, talents, and background. Check with your school, community organizations, professional associations, and online scholarship databases for available opportunities. The more scholarships you apply for, the more likely you are to receive one. Carefully read the eligibility criteria and ensure that you meet all the requirements before applying. Many scholarships have strict guidelines regarding GPA, extracurricular activities, community service, and other factors. Many scholarships require applicants to submit an essay or personal statement. Take the time to craft a compelling and thoughtful essay that showcases your strengths, achievements, and goals. Make sure your essay is well-written, free of errors, and tailored to the specific scholarship. Choose recommenders who know you well and can speak to your academic abilities, character, and potential. Provide them with all the information they need to write a persuasive letter, such as your resume, transcripts, and essay. Keep track of all the scholarships you have applied to and their deadlines. Submit your application materials well before the deadline to avoid missing out on opportunities. If you are still in need of financial assistance, consider other options such as work-study programs, grants, and low-interest loans. Remember that receiving scholarships requires effort, persistence, and patience. Don't get discouraged if you don't receive a scholarship right away. Keep applying and don't give up.
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Daniel’s Answer

Great Question Amelia!

I would encourage you to not get discouraged if you do not get the first few scholarships that you apply for. After applying many times, I did not get my first scholarship until after the ninth try. If they were easy then everyone would be getting one! Also, many students go after the "big scholarships" but those are usually harder to obtain and get handed out far fewer times. My strategy was to get a handful of small to medium size scholarships that would add up to a large scholarship. Even though this is more work for you these small/medium size scholarships are usually easier and universities/donors hand them out more frequently.

I know it can be frustrating at times but you can do it and remember to keep moving forward!
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