Look for scholarships targeted at your specific fields of study
Scholarships targeted at a specific field of study are widely available, so you should take a chance and search for funding programs aimed at students from your category
As a student of an accredited online university or traditional one you probably already familiar with financial worries. College is super expensive and costs are rising as each year passes making it increasingly difficult for students to pay for their higher education on their own.
Fortunately, the private scholarship industry is on the rise, as well. This means, you are no longer limited to the scholarship opportunities offered by your accredited online university or traditional one, but can also look beyond that.
The appeal of scholarships is great because they are free money which does not have to be repaid upon graduation. And today, there are thousands of scholarships available every year for every category of student out there. True, the vast majority of the money is handed out to outstanding students with exceptional skills, but that doesn’t mean as an average student you can’t get some financial help with your offline or online bachelor degree.
Just stop and think a little. What are the unique traits that define you as an individual? Perhaps you are a good skateboards or you play the piano really well. And you have just enrolled with a travel degree with an accredited college. All these traits can be and should be used in your scholarship search.
If you’re really passionate about the topic you’re studying in college, you should definitely take advantage of that. There are many scholarship providers interested in providing support to a certain category of students like for example, those studying law.
So as a law student, you should perform a Google search among these lines: “scholarships for law students” or “money grants for law students” and see what you can find.
Sometimes you need to perform several searches to get to a good scholarship provider, but the more you search, the better you will get at it.
Speaking of which, here’s a scholarship aimed at students pursuing a career in the field of hospitality management. This is the most important requirement of this scholarship program, so those who are studying different subjects, need not apply.
The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation is offering the Ecolab Scholarship Competition which is open for students who are enrolled in an on-campus or online bachelor degree or an associate program.
You’ll need to be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours for both the upcoming fall and spring semesters.
While the scholarship does not have a minimum GPA requirement, it will be judged based on GPA and financial need, but that won’t be the end of it. The jury will also take into consideration academics, hospitality work experience (if any), extracurricular/professional activities and honors, as well as personality attributes that are to be outlined in a personal essay.
The Ecolab scholarships is worth $2,000 for those enrolled with a bachelor degree and $1,000 for those enrolled with an associate program.
You have until May 01, 2018 to apply for funding with the American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation.
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