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How to Find More Local College Scholarships
Local college scholarships have much less competition and students who concentrate on them have a much greater chance of winning more money for school.
Instead of highlighting one specific scholarship today, I’m going to share with you some resources on how to find more local college scholarships.
Local scholarships are those offered to students in the area or state in which a student lives and many are just for students at a specific school. I’ve written a lot about local scholarships because they have much less competition than national scholarships and the chances of winning are greater for students who diligently apply for them.
Students get a list of local scholarships from the counselors at their high schools, so be on the lookout for this list, but don’t limit your scholarship search based solely on it.
There are many more local scholarships to be found!
Here are some helpful links to articles, my video on how to find more local college scholarships, and a podcast to listen to:
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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.