Construct a Winning Scholarship Application

Click on the construction tools to learn how scholarships fit into the bigger financial aid picture and for tips on how to construct a winning scholarship application. 


Applicants may prepare to access and complete the online scholarship applications on January 4, 2016 by assembling the following documents:

  • Unofficial transcript containing Fall, 2015 semester grades or an earlier unofficial transcript and a Fall, 2015 report card
  • ACT and/or SAT scores
  • Resume' of extracurricular activities, community service, leadership positions, honors and awards, employment
  • Student Aid Report (SAR) listing Expected Family Contribution (EFC) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • E-mail addresses for 2-3 references, one reference with direct classroom experience with the applicant and one character reference


Sample Scholarship application




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