For many college students, summer time is a time to recharge, relax, perhaps conduct research, and obviously, work a summer job. Jobs at pools, camps, grocery stores, and restaurants give us the opportunity to work more hours and save up for the fall semester. Another way to offset the cost of college and start paying down loans is by applying for scholarships.
Scholarships and grants are a way to earn money in the time it takes to put together the application. If you have the patience needed to sift through lists of scholarships, find the ones you qualify for, and turn in an application, you will be rewarded. When applying for scholarships, it is important to make sure you stand out from the crowd. Keep reading for some tips on making an impression with your scholarship applications.
There are also some general best practices when it comes to scholarship applications.