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General Tips for Scholarship Seekers

Here are some essential tips for conducting your scholarship campaign in a professional manner.  You want to work in a manner that promotes success... both for the present and the future.

General Tips :

checkStart early
checkVisit Dr. Posler
checkRespect deadlines
checkRespect eligibility parameters
checkGive references plenty of time and information
checkProofread application materials
checkKnow submission deadlines
checkGet transcripts early
checkStrive for a pristine application
checkType your application
checkSave a copy for your records
checkPersevere

This advice is largely drawn from Dr. Jim Hohenbary, Assistant Dean and Head of the Nationally Competitive Scholarship Office at Kansas State University.

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