A written essay for a scholarship application is your chance to shine. You might be asked to write about your background, or an example of overcoming adversity, or about a person or event that shaped your life.
Pick one of these prompts to write 250 words, and you’ll have the basis for a scholarship essay—no excuses now for not applying! Make sure you have any drafts edited by a teacher or other trusted adult before submitting.
- Who in your life has been your biggest influence?
- Why do you want a college education?
- Describe an event from your life that has had a significant influence on your goals and who you are.
Never, ever pay for a scholarship search service, or provide personal information to any unsecure website or any person over the phone. Unfortunately, there are many companies and individuals who want your money. Real scholarships are free, no strings attached.