Scholarship Checklist

Scholarship

Checklist

 

  • 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.