• Pay close attention to scholarship application deadlines. Use a calendar, make a schedule for yourself and stick to it. Applications submitted past the deadline are usually not considered.
  • Gather application materials early — give yourself plenty of time to complete each step. Applications that have been rushed look sloppy and incomplete applications probably won’t be accepted.
  • Don’t ignore small awards. Even these can add up!
  • Prepare your resume and keep it updated- this is a good way to outline your thoughts and show your activities and achievements.
  • Think carefully about who should write your letters of recommendation. Choose people who can be specific about your strengths as well as your ability to overcome your weaknesses.
  • In your essays, let your personality shine through. Present your ideas in a focused, thoughtful and meaningful manner. Write in a natural style and support your ideas with specific examples.
  • Proofread your essays and applications. Ask friends, teachers or parents for feedback. Errors or poor writing skills will have a negative effect.
  • Keep a copy of everything you submit!
  • If you are notified that you have received a scholarship made possible by a specific donor, send a thank-you note to the donor. Also, if appropriate, keep the donor informed of your progress.

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  2. kae yi

    it must write an application and recomendation letter for all the scholarship application?

  3. Ganaesh

    Hi ter, i wana do llb( law degree) programme.. i got 2b’s 4 my a-levels.. can i get scholarship??

  4. Ganaesh

    Hi ter.. i wana do law degree programme(llb). transfer degree.. 3rd year at uk.. I got 2b’s 4 my a-levels.. Is ter any chances 4 me 2 get the scholarship??

  5. NURULNADIRA BINTI MOHAMAD

    HOW TO APPLY PETRONAS SCHOLARSHIP AFTER PMR?I MEAN FOR FORM 4?I GOT STRAIGHT A IN MY PMR.I GOT 8A’S.

  6. NURULNADIRA BINTI MOHAMAD

    PLEASE HELP ME.I WANNA APLY PETRONAS SCHOLARSHIP AFTER PMR,I MEAN FOR FORM4.I GOT 8A’S IN MY PMR ON LAST YEAR.

  7. D.DHURISHINI

    i would like to apply for a scholarship.im a diploma in healthcare student from masterskill.im in 5th semester.my CGPA was 3.51 in 4th semester

  8. muyingo ismail

    I am ugandan aged 24years,i finished my A level in 2007 but due to luck of finance i was un able to join univrsity so i request if you can offer me with ascolarship and i also get a chance of joining the uiversity i will be very greatful

  9. Zafirah.S

    Hi. Im Zafirah from Brunei. This year I achieved 2A’s for my A level examination. Im seeking for malaysia scholarship especially in Engineering course.could someone help me?

  10. Adenekan Olalekan

    Just to know about the malaysian scholarship in Accounting edu/iNFORMATION TECH. THE APPLICATION FORM AND HOW TO APPLY

  11. Whyyyyy

    Why isn’t there a good site for scholarships where people can ask further information? :/