2012 Rocky Mountain Cascade Honors In Action Project. Scholarships. Introduction. The region asked chapters to contact their school’s Foundation and other organizations and ask a series of 15 questions regarding how they award their scholarships.
2012 Rocky Mountain CascadeHonors In Action Project
We asked what scholarship committees look for and what traits/qualities they want to see through the application process.
Traits that committees are looking for:
Overall, the organizations said that they are looking fora reason to invest in you and your future. What aboutyour application sets you apart, and how would investing in you make a difference beyond your own goals?
We asked about work experience – is it a plus – and whether a letter from an employer would be a good addition to an application.
We asked about letters of recommendation and what should be included.
We asked about service to the community and its importance.
We asked about the application, the essay, and the submission process.
Why are YOU the best candidate?Why should they invest in you?