Many student today have the required qualification and attributes for their dream/desired scholarship they apply for but because they don’t know the trick and tips on how to go about it, they just can make it further to be a beneficiary of scholarship.
Some also don’t know how to apply for scholarship opportunity that is at their finger tip. They misuse the opportunity and let it go. “Opportunity once lost will never be regained” i.e once you loss an opportunity “A” from Mr “A” the opportunity “A” will not come back again. Even if Mr “A” brings another opportunity similar to that of Opportunity “A” it will now become opportunity “B” from Mr “A”.
So in this article, you will know how to successfully apply and become a beneficiary of a scholarship
Wise word: “I will like to inform you that you do not have to be the most intelligent person or because you don’t have anybody to boost your chance of getting a scholarship”.
Here are some Tips:
Never mind the English “stuffing” it means searching for the scholarship, the first thing to do is to search for current a scholarship (s) that is available to you, get the name, if possible the scholarship application portal and the official web portal.
Know more About the Scholarship Part 1:
Most scholarship applicants fail to read about the scholarship programme, which is not good for an applicant. You have to know about the group/organization/government agency giving the scholarship. After that, you ought to know the mode of applying for the scholarship, the interview/test closing date, exam date and venue etc.
Know more About the Scholarship Part 2:
In this episode, you must visit and consult previous past questions on that particular scholarship, who know if some similar question(s) could be repeated from the past questions. Consulting other past questions and answers help a lot as it will give you idea on how the question are been set and how the answers are to be presented.
In this you may be expecting objective questions that requires you to only choose options, but to your greatest surprise the questions are all theory questions instead. In some cases, some applicant that applied for a science scholarship will be asked some Arts questions so reading wide expands your knowledge and makes you prepared for any question that comes up.
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Be updated always:
Some scholarship applicants’ shows less concern to the updates of the scholarship they applied for. Some scholarship givers updates any information on their official web page, lack of update about a scholarship can make you loss the scholarship and it is better to be updated.
Enter examination with full courage:
Anxiety has made students loss their dream scholarship, they are afraid once they enter the exam hall or once the paper or question is been thrown to them to answer. Due to this, their performance becomes poor leading to disqualification from their dream scholarship. So, enter the exam hall with boldness and courage and never give room to FEAR.
And lastly fill your mind with positive thoughts about the scholarship.
………… Be Positive.