Tag: applying for scholarships

Do I Wait for Aid Offers Before Applying for Scholarships?

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Some students think they should wait to get financial aid offers before applying for scholarships. Here's why you should start your scholarship search earlier! read more

Be Smart and Apply for These 6 Really Easy Scholarships

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You'd be silly not to enter these super easy scholarship contests that all have one thing in common: applying through ScholarshipPoints could help you win more. read more

10 Tips to Help You Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

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Scholarship Strategist and Author

It's worth it to put in the extra effort and apply to scholarships that require essays. Learn how to write those essays with ease using these 10 tips. read more

The Ultimate Scholarship Guide: How to Apply and Win

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Director of Communications, Commonwealth School

The final installment of a three-part series all about scholarships! This time we're talking scholarship applications, plus tricks to help you win more. read more

The Ultimate Scholarship Guide: Searching for Scholarships

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Director of Communications, Commonwealth School

Welcome back to the second installment of a three-part series all about scholarships! It's time to learn how, when, and where to search for scholarship awards. read more

The Ultimate Scholarship Guide: How Scholarships Work

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Director of Communications, Commonwealth School

Welcome to the first installment of a three-part series all about scholarships! First up: What are scholarships and how do they work? read more

How to Pay for College Without Paying for College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

College is expensive, and there's no way around it. But there's an easy way to manage the ever-rising cost without taking out hefty loans: scholarships read more

How to Apply for Scholarships the Right Way

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Applying for scholarships can be monotonous, but these seven tips can get you on the right track to winning more money for college. read more

How to Improve Your Scholarship Applications

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

If you're going to go off to college with some scholarship money in your pocket, you need to have the best application possible. Here's how to improve them! read more

When Can I Start Applying for Scholarships?

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Knowing the right time to apply for scholarships is important to future college success. (Hint: There's never a wrong time.) read more