Your scholarship essay lets the selection committee get to know you beyond the grades.

Quick tips to help you write your scholarship essay

What makes a good essay? One that shows your background, experiences, ambitions and personality. It is your opportunity to make a strong and lasting impression. These tips can help.

  • Make an outline to organize your thoughts.
  • Create an essay with a strong introduction, followed by supporting arguments and an appropriate conclusion.
  • Ask others for their feedback.
  • Proofread the final version – more than once!


A good scholarship essay:

  • Is original and honest
  • Avoids unnecessary information
  • Is inspirational and positive in tone

Watch the video for more tips on how to write a good essay.