Becoming a Strong National Scholarship Candidate


What is a national scholarship?

  • Highly competitive, merit-based scholarships available in nearly all disciplines
  • Complete or partial funding for undergraduate and postgraduate study or research
  • Some scholarships offer unique training, mentoring, and networking opportunities
  • Some national scholarships require a nomination from your institution



Which characteristics do successful applicants have in common?

  • High academic achievement
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • A desire to distinguish oneself professionally
  • A commitment to the common good or a desire to make positive social change



How do I prepare to become a national scholarship candidate?

Where can I get more information?