“Tips” for Major Scholarships

Blair Crawford 2017 Young Fund Loran Scholar When I found out that I had been selected as a 2017 Loran Scholar, one of the first things that friends, family, and interviewers said to me was, …

Top 5 Mistakes When Applying for Scholarships

The most commonly made mistakes when students apply for scholarships.   Not all the requirements are met Prior to submitting your application, make sure you have a complete application with all the required documents. Proofread …

How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay

Improving your writing techniques can greatly improve your chances of obtaining a scholarship!   Have a key theme When writing a personal statement or scholarship essay, think of a theme and stick with it.  Your …

14 Tips for Your First Day of High School

Charlotte Lilley 2015 Young Scholar Award Finalist   As this school year is coming to a close, everyone is starting to look forward to summer vacation – after all, what’s better than sleeping in, watching …

How To Be a Great Leader

Advait Maybhate 2018 University of Waterloo Schulich Leader Scholar Leadership is a very valuable trait that is relatively difficult to develop. In the modern world, leaders are valued in all professions. I strongly believe that …