Ever since learning the basics in elementary, science has been my favorite subject. It came easily to me, I barely had to try to achieve good grades. My passion for science had been unwavering, until one class caused me to question everything I previously felt about the subject. I decided to challenge myself and
The fact that there are so many engineers in my family, had inspired me to take up electrical engineering. Right from childhood, I was very engrossed in finding out alternative solutions to real life problems. Gradually, I started building interest in the logic behind
Opportunities like this scholarship only come in a lifetime, so being able to partake in it, is such an honor. I truly contemplate that I’m qualified for this scholarship because of my past academic accomplishments and flexible upcoming goals. The day I learned about college, I generated a goal: attend a 4-year university and receive my Bachelor’s Degree of Science. I knew that my goals were not just going to be given to myself, so I started working firmly for them. I started to obtain near perfect grades, which certainly made me stand out in my class and as an individual.
This scholarship is a wonderful opportunity for students of GVSU, and I am honored to be considered for this scholarship. I believe that I am a great applicant for this scholarship, and that I deserve this scholarship. One reason I deserve this scholarship is because of my strong academic courses. Throughout my high school career, I pushed myself academically by taking a total of 10 AP classes and 7 honors classes. These classes were all challenging, yet I pushed through with determination to complete the classes to the best of my ability.
There has always been more positive people to motivate me whenever I needed inspiration. Throughout my childhood, the idea of having a college education was importantly emphasized. As a result, it was my responsibility to be the first generational child to excel in my studies and achieve a life of good fortune and accomplishments. In the beginning, I found the stress of having further education to be a great weak point, but as I grew older, I began to realize the many rewards I have gained by having the skill to be literate. Learning to read and write became the basis of my development.
At the age of fourteen, I was accepted into an Early College High School that has allowed me to take dual credit courses since my freshman year of high school. By the time I graduate high school, I will already have my college associate degree that I will have earned through my hard work and dedication. Even though I went through a lot at such a young age, it has shaped me in every possible way. I was exposed to a whole different language and culture, but I was able to succeed through my strong desire of success and dedication. I am thankful for every challenge that I had to go through because if it was not for them, I would not be the person I am
Member, National Honors Society, As an active member of National Honors Society one of our main tenets of leadership is building a strong presence in the community as a whole-school or otherwise. This manifested into offering after school tutoring in math and science areas where the school struggles in terms of college readiness. I was initially apprehensive, wondering if people would show up after school to study. But, I was pleasantly surprised at the number of people willing to take charge of their own learning and taking the after school tutoring extra help. Because I was actively tutoring students I was able to improve my own knowledge of the course material and continuously learn and improve myself.
As a fifteen year old, I never thought I would be thinking about college so early, what irony! I stood a little surprised when my teacher gave me a paper which said I earned the opportunity to go to college early. I actually did not know that was possible; I decided to learn a little bit more about the program, Puma College Connection Program. After learning a little more about the program I knew I needed to take advantage of the opportunity. I talked to my parents and they both agreed, so I feel encouraged and hopeful for my future.
Throughout Middle school career, I got high marks in science as I found that more interesting than anything else. When I got to High School, I had the opportunity to sign up for Health Science classes to get a jump start on my goals. This was the first time I started to question not choice field, but rather the profession itself. It was the second semester of my freshman year and I was taking a class called Health Team Relations. In the course there is a unit on Career Exploration which consisted of a few guest speakers.
I hope to learn more about the career I want and fulfill many of my goals. I thank my family, my friends, and teachers that pushed me and helped me reach where I am now. I can finally and truly say that I know what I want to be when I grow
Working at this electronics company has given me lots of opportunity to gain knowledge about electrical components. I have gained hands on experience which will help me during my career growth. With educational cost going up day by day along with books and other required merchandise used in the classes. With this economy me and my husband salary was not going to be enough to fulfill my dream on becoming an engineer. That is when I started looking into the scholarship programs offered by
Moreover, I have grown to become a charismatic, strong, courageous, brave, and optimistic young adult that can and will insinuate a difference in society. I wish to inspire people one day and hopefully stir up some deep emotions that reminds them about the finer aspects of life. With my best foot forward, I am dedicated, if given the chance, to taking advantage of all the resources and opportunities that Montclair State University has to offer me, all while keeping other people’s best interest in mind as well while doing
After thorough research, Rutgers University would be the best college for me because it has a prestigious program in my area of study, the location is optimal and graduates from Rutgers are very successful. Beginning from a young age, I have always loved math and science classes. I always wanted to learn more about the subject and not only learn what happens but also why it happens. It is this mentality that made me decide on majoring in a science (either physics or
Receiving a Golden 1 scholarship will make a meaningful difference to me and my family because this scholarship will help pay for my education. I plan on double-majoring in physics and bioengineering, both cutting-edge, competitive fields. With this scholarship I can continue to further my education in both of these fields, and work towards a bachelors, masters, or even a doctorate degree. I love to learn, and going to school has always been a privilege for me. I never want to stop learning and expanding my mind, and the Golden 1 scholarship will help me continue to learn each and every day.
I want to join Year Up because the program appeals to many of my interest. I believe that Year Up is a good program for me. I am young and very devoted to learning new things and I believe the whole purpose of Year Up to give us youth the skills and training we need to achieve our personal goals. Year Up is a way for me to gain entry-level skills in the growing field of technology. I believe that I am a good candidate for Year Up because of my determination, hard working mindset, and personal values that will contribute to the Year Up program.