Maybe you just received an email back letting you know that you did not proceed to the next stage of the application. Maybe you are preparing your application materials right now and you want to make sure you have all your bases covered. Whatever stage you're in the process, we are here to highlight several … Continue reading 5 Mistakes You are Making in Your Scholarship Application
We're excited to finally share the recording of the Zoom webinar we held on Sept 19, 2020 on applying for higher education in the US. Below is our presentation on applying for graduate studies. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbwHD_ol3Nw
We're excited to start a new series on our blog featuring scholarship winners! Our first guest interview is by Caleb Ndaka, who was recently awarded the Chevening Scholarship. Learn more about Caleb and his work here. Tell me a little bit about yourself and what you do. My name is Caleb Ndaka, and I run … Continue reading SCHOLAR PROFILE: Caleb Ndaka & Chevening Scholarship Application
We're so excited to have a guest post today by Ruth Nyakerario, who was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship in 2018 for graduate study at the University of Oxford. The article below was presented as a talk in a motivational talk and scholarship event hosted by Iluu. How much easier would life get? They’re asking you … Continue reading GUEST POST: My Stellar Personal Statement
We're excited to be hosting our first ever workshop on August 1-2nd, 2020. If interested, please apply using the details below. It's a very short application, and the deadline to apply is 26th July, 2020. APPLY HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSclqNZgvGEIegeNDQRe-Pu7U0adwCAlkGm8FufIfs8IS7qbcw/viewform
Recommendations or references are an important part of the scholarship application. This is a chance for others to share about you, so it's important to make sure you are getting strong recommendations. Here are a couple of tips to help you as you work on your recommendations. 1) Ask someone who knows you The best … Continue reading How do I get recommendations/references?
We recently partnered with ILUU, a women and girls empowerment organization in Kenya, to host an online Motivational Talk and Scholarship Event. For today's blogpost, we are happy to share the video of the event with you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MrO0kIJubHc&feature=emb_title
Last weekend, we partnered with ILUU, a women and girls empowerment organization in Kenya, to host an online Motivational Talk and Scholarship Event. We had over 50 participants and received some excellent questions about scholarships. We did not have enough time to answer all the questions, so we are doing a special blogpost dedicated to … Continue reading Answering your questions
So you have finally written the first draft of your personal statement. How do you go about rewriting it? Here are several tips to consider as you rewrite your statement: Have I addressed all the questions asked in the scholarship essay or personal statement prompt?Look through the prompt of the scholarship essay. If the prompt … Continue reading PERSONAL STATEMENT: How do I rewrite my draft?
In our last post, we talked about how to generate ideas for your personal statement by asking the question, "How do I answer the questions that keep me up at night?" The good thing about questions that keep us up at night are that they help us consider the things that we find most meaningful … Continue reading PERSONAL STATEMENT: How do I write my first draft?