Am I a talented, high-achieving, and motivated student who is looking to make the most of of my college experience? Am I interested in putting myself in the best academic position for a successful career after graduation? Am I looking for opportunities to think critically and express myself creatively in a supportive community of like-minded students and faculty? Yes, yes, and yes! When I read the description of the JMU Honors program and saw the three questions that described the desired candidate, I couldn 't help but think that this was the perfect program for me.
This will show that you are willing to put forth the effort necessary to succeed; that you care about your future and being successful. You will also be able to list awards and scholarships that you received while in college. You will also be able to use instructors as references. April Silverthorn puts it best in The Nine Greatest Myths Plaguing Students and New Professionals, “Your GPA is very important as you make the transition into a career. As a new professional with little else to go off of, what you achieved while in college is critical to prove your value to prospective employers.
Upward Bound helped me open myself to the idea of attending a big university with the help of finding financial aid. They would help me apply to any prospective scholarships, writing the essay, meeting the requirements, recommendation letter etc. I am very glad to have such a great source to find these great opportunities through. Upward Bound was one of the greatest factor in choosing my college because of their generous help with keeping my grade up, setting up a criteria for myself, and by helping me find opportunities to pay off my tuition. I am very glad to have such strong advisors backing me up every step of the way, and for understanding my circumstance and guided me through this whole
In fact, I am the product of diversity. I was raised in a multi-racial home with four adopted siblings, attended one of the most diverse high schools (Fort Wayne South Side) in the nation and embrace all that is good in individuals. I believe providing diverse standpoints in the classroom enhances education. In fact, I am finishing up research on the ability to remove gender bias in the consumer economics classroom and have data to further research on syllabus organization to enhance student athlete’s academic
Chandra is passionate to be successful at college, and that passion is driven by his career aspirations. He has clear and well defined objectives, in pursuing his college education. By earning a Management Degree, he can leverage his industry experience, and combine with appropriate management skills, to give impetus to his professional goals. He strongly believes, learning at college
In order to provide services to students or members of the community, it is necessary to have good character. Leadership is one of the most important traits to have, not only in school, but community too. In school I take up the leadership role by helping my classmates and answering their questions about a topic in class. I am a Senior High Student Council member; I have been an active member since my freshman year. I have helped plan and participate in events put on by the council to ensure things run smoothly.
Having higher education can also lead to more knowledge, which is great because knowledge is power. College can lead you onto the path of success. It can be a great guide for you to start your career. In college, you learn about many things, which leads you to having more knowledge. College trains you to understand complex structures and thoughts, as well as helping you think
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.
I can contribute my hard work to the Honors College community. I think that I am hardworking and I love to work with others to help solve problems because two heads are always better than one. I would contribute my ideas to the lessons and help others when they need it. I love to be able to work with other people outside my comfort zone and be able to hear their ideas and combine ideas to come up with something that will benefit everyone in the community. I hoped that my contribution to the Honors College community would be beneficial to the ones that are in the same mindset as me.
I wish to let you know that this scholarship would make a great impact on allowing me to focus on my education and continue in school which would be greatly appreciated. If selected for this scholarship, I will be given the opportunity to apply a great amount of diligence to my university studies, hence making my education my top priority. I will gladly represent ACCESS RGU well during my years at university and