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Scholarship: General Guidelines: Resources: Scholarship Mistakes & Tips


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Scholarship Mistakes & Tips

The most common scholarship mistakes are listed below.

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Misspellings No Paragraphs
Incomplete sentences Underlining or ALL CAPS
No capitalization Apostrophes
Missing punctuation Capitalization
Poor grammar and sentences Misspellings and Poor grammar
Run-on sentences Answer the Question
  Keep it formal


Tip #1: Applying for eligible scholarship

Tip #6: Write a strong essay

Tip #2: Follow all directions

Tip #7: Give it a final “once-over”

Tip #3: Neatness is most important

Tip #8: Keep a back-up file of all applications
Tip #4: Ask for scholarship help Tip #9: Watch all deadlines
Tip #5: Complete your application in full Tip #10: Ensure your application package is complete


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