April 2020: Scholarship Application Insight and Resources

April 2020 Application Tips

Use this area of your membership to help you gain a competitive application advantage by understanding what committees are looking for in their ideal applicants. Updated regularly, you’ll want to ensure you visit April’s Application Tips throughout the month.

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Upcoming Scholarships

Key to a Bright Future Scholarship

Application Deadline: April 7, 2020

Award Amount: $1,000

Eligible Students: High School Seniors and Current College Students with a 3.0 GPA.

Essay Prompt: Please tell us how YOU find balance between your school life, work life, and extracurricular activities. How will this balance help you find the “key” to a bright future?

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2020 Writing the Future Scholarship:

Application Deadline: April 14, 2020

Award Amount: $1,000

Eligible Students: High School Seniors and Current College Students with a 3.0 GPA.

Essay Prompt: Tell us about a good deed that you did or are currently doing for someone else. Tell us a story.

2020 Bowties and Books Scholarship 

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

Award Amount: $2,500

Eligible Students: High School Seniors and Current College Students with a 3.0 GPA.

Essay Prompt: In a well-written essay, please share why you chose the college you will be attending and/or how you hope that school will influence your future.

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We the Students Essay Contest:

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

Award Amounts:

1st Place – $7,500 and a Scholarship to the 2020 Constitutional Academy in Washington, D.C.

Runners Up – 5 prizes at $1,500 Each

Honorable Mentions – 8 prizes at $500 Each

Eligible Students: Students in Grades 8-12 or between the ages of 14-19.

Essay Prompt: What does civil discourse mean to you?

Application resources

Finding Scholarships Download: Scholarship Keyword List Worksheet for Your Major and Career

Essay Help Download: The 16 Most Popular Scholarship Theme Questions Worksheet

Essay Help Download: Career-Focused Scholarship Essay Template

Essay Help Download: General Scholarship Essay Template

Application Support Download: Scholarship Resume Outline with Comprehensive Example and Template

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