Donovan Colquitt

6 Characteristics of a Scholarship Winner

Hello Scholars, Want to know the habits that make a scholarship winner so successful? The following traits, or learned abilities, that I believe separate a scholarship winner from an award hopeful are listed below: Focus because you will need to continue writing essays and completing applications regardless of the many distractions that come with being a …

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5 Things to Avoid While Writing your Personal Statement

Hello Scholars, From asking about why you believe you deserve the scholarship to how you envision yourself changing the world, scholarship committees often ask a wide range of essay questions. Though essay questions can come in various forms, the personal statement is consistently about you, the applicant. There are many creative ways to offer a …

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5 Things You Should NOT Do When Requesting a Letter of Recommendation

Hello Scholars, Let me provide you with a common scenario: You open up a fresh scholarship application and are able to check off all the boxes. You answer what activities you’ve participated in, challenging classes you’ve taken, skills you’ve learned through your various experiences, and the awards that you’ve won so far. It’s so exciting …

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