Ready to start applying for funding opportunities? Review the tips and resources below to prepare a winning application:
Seattle University's Office of Fellowships offers additional information and materials designed to help you prepare a strong application - visit their resources page or contact them for support.
Essays and personal statements are the most important components of scholarship applications. They allow you to showcase your unique qualities and explain any weak points of your application. Leave time for multiple drafts, get feedback from others, and proofread carefully.
Seattle University's Office of Student Persistence recently offered a workshop providing detailed advice on writing the scholarship essay - review the workshop slide deck and reach out for personalized scholarship support:
These additional resources offer tips for writing an essay that will help you stand out from the crowd:
Letters of recommendation are an important part of many scholarship applications, but students are often unsure who should write them and how to ask for them. The resources below will help you approach this part of the application process with confidence: