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Hunting For Scholarships

Opinion: Hunting for scholarships is harder than hunting for writing contests.

A part of me is tempted to enter more writing competitions instead. I’ve had more luck with that. Finding and winning. Fact: I’ve earned money writing.

This just proves I’m a better writer than I am student. Which is a good thing because I want to be a writer for the rest of my life, but I don’t plan on being a student forever. At least not in the traditional sense of the word. Of course, I will strive to learn and improve. Just not in a jail. I mean classroom.

4 thoughts on “Hunting For Scholarships

  1. Ah, I remember scholarship hunting was very stressful. It only gets worse when you spend months looking for internships in your sophomore/junior year of college or applying to jobs in your senior year. Blech.

    I was lucky enough to live in a state that literally threw money at every student with a trace of good grades. I imagine you’ve already researched programs that your local/federal government might offer – but if you haven’t, it’s worth a look. Often, the schools you’re accepted to will also offer a financial aid package as a way to lure you in (my school promised a $5000/year bonus to my other scholarships if I went with them). You can research those sorts of programs in advance on the university websites to see if you might qualify 🙂

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    1. Stressful and frustrating. Ugh I really want an internship too.

      Ha yes yes. Mhm that’s a lot of money. Most of the universities nowadays don’t offer nearly as much. I guess times have changed. I’m applying for a few other scholarships based on academic merit so I’m hoping I’ll at least earn some additional money. Education is getting more and more expensive these days. Sigh. Thank you.


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