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College Scholarship Tip:
Don’t Wait for College Decisions
Use this college scholarship tip to win more money for school and avoid a very common mistake made by many students!
Many students assume that they cannot begin applying for college scholarships until they have been accepted into college. This is wrong and many scholarship deadlines will pass if they wait until college acceptance letters arrive.
Students do not need to be 100% sure of their college choices when applying for scholarships.
They just need to have a few colleges in mind that can be listed on each scholarship application, if that information is requested by the scholarship providers.
If they win the scholarship money, they will either be sent a check in their name or a form asking which college the organization can send the money to in the name of the student.
Unless the scholarship is specific to a certain school, students can have the money sent to whatever college they have decided to attend.
Students should apply for scholarships all throughout their senior year, doing their very best not to let any scholarship opportunities past them by.
High school students who are not yet seniors can also apply for college scholarships, as there are thousands of opportunities out there for all levels of students.
Watch this quick video on the scholarship essay and remember: The essay is the HEART of the scholarship application!
Monica Matthews is the author of How to Win College Scholarships. She helped her own son win over $100,000 in college scholarships and now shares her expertise with other parents and their students. She truly has “been there, done that” in regards to helping parents and students navigate the scholarship process.
Her method of helping students in finding college scholarships, writing unique and compelling scholarship essays, creating amazing scholarship application packets and more, have taught desperate parents to help their own students win thousands of scholarship dollars.
Monica’s scholarship tips have been featured on many prominent websites and she has been dubbed the “Go-To” expert on college scholarships.