Synopses & Reviews
Information on thousands of scholarships, grants, and prizes is easily accessible in this revised directory with more than 700 new listings that feature awards indexed by career goal, major, academics, public service, talent, athletics, religion, ethnicity, and more. Each detailed listing contains all the necessary information for students and parents to complete the application process, including eligibility requirements, how to obtain an application, how to get more information about each award, sponsor website listings, award amounts, and key deadlines. With scholarships for high school, college, graduate, and adult students, this guide also includes tips on how to conduct the most effective search, how to write a winning application, and how to avoid scams.
"Advice on applying for scholarships from start to finish." Town & Country Magazine
"This guide does have more extensive prefactory materials than many of the others, with practical tips on where to find scholarships; how to write effective applications, resumes, and winning essays; and how to get glowing recommendations and ace scholarship interviews. This bonus information would make it a useful addition to library collections. . . . Recommended." C. E. King, Choice Magazine
About the Author
Gen Tanabe and Kelly Tanabe are the authors of 1001 Ways to Pay for College, Accepted! 50 Successful Business School Admission Essays, Accepted! 50 Successful College Admission Essays, Adult Students, Get Free Cash for College, Get into Any College, How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay, and Sallie Mae How to Pay for College. They live in Belmont, California.