- Complete the application in full. If a question does not apply, note that on the application – do not just leave it blank.
- Provide documentation that is required (cover letter, transcript, SAT/ACT scores, essay, tax return, college acceptance letters).
- If applicable, submit a well-composed essay that makes a definite impression. Essays should be typed and signed. Do not use lined notebook paper. Ask your English teacher to proofread your completed essay.
- Submit a clean and neat application. Type your responses, if possible. If you must print, do so neatly and legibly in blue or black pen.
- Neatness and accuracy does count! Do not submit with cross-outs, whiteout, misspelled words or grammar errors.
- Be aware of and meet all deadlines. Most local scholarships are due to the Guidance Office by TBA.
- If applicable, mail application to the proper address with the proper postage affixed. Mail in advance to ensure it is received by the deadline.
- Give your application materials a final review.
- Seek assistance if you feel you need it.
- Please have your parent/guardian or another adult review/proofread your scholarship application.