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Find More Local Scholarships
Are you trying to find more local scholarships? This tip WORKS beautifully!
Here is a GREAT tip for finding more local scholarships (the scholarships that are offered to students in the area where YOU live):
Did you know that you can look at OTHER area high school websites for local scholarships?
Many (if not all these days) list the local scholarships that their students can apply for.
What they don’t say though, is that ANY area students can apply for SEVERAL of these scholarships and you DON’T have to be a student at that particular high school to apply. Not every local scholarship is for that high school’s students ONLY.
Check out each scholarship and read the requirements carefully. Many require students to live in a certain county, school district, or part of the state.
Don’t bother applying if you do not meet every single requirement, but go ahead and fill out that application and write the essay if you DO qualify.
Watch this short video to get a better feel for what I mean:
Local scholarships have much less competition than national scholarships, so GO FOR IT!
You may also like to read: 10 Epic Tips Straight from a College Scholarship Judge
Good luck and be sure to let me know when you win a scholarship. These emails truly make my day! Monica Matthews
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.