Read Another Winner

In my last post, I shared one of the essays I used to scholarship my way through college. Here’s a second sample successful scholarship essay—this one’s about my favorite type of community service work. Question: “Describe a particular aspect of your service activities and accomplishments and relate the impact it has had on you and…

Read a Winner!

Here’s the first of two sample winning essays I’m going to share with you guys. Remember me talking about the essay I wrote on democracy for a scholarship offered by the League of Women Voters organization? Things got a little sticky in the middle of the process, but I did not give up! Here’s the…

Two Free Samples

In my last post, Ready Your Pitch, I promised some examples of how to write a letter requesting a scholarship application from an organization. True to my word, here are two different samples of Application Request Letters. The first version is more formal and the second is more creative. While an application request is not…