Scholarship Essays: Start Here
How to Use This Guide
This guide contains tips for writing college admission and scholarship essays. There are overarching writing strategies that work well for both types of essays. These resources contain information for first-time applicants, college students, and transfer students.
Recommended Electronic Resources
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - one of the top career resources available through your library. Be prepared to login with your UH username and password to access the following links:
- How to Write an Effective Scholarship Essay
- Financial Aid - Advice & Planning - a general introduction to financial aid, financial planning for college, and scholarships ins and outs
Great blog post from Maryville University: How to Write a Scholarship Essay (Open Source)
Featured Library Books - Applying for College
Featured Library Books - Applying for Scholarships
More Related Books of Possible Interest
Learn more about Financial Aid options at UH Maui College
Financial Aid Office
Did you know we have walk-in hours at our UHMC Financial Aid Office?
Walk-In Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Location: Ho'okipa Building
UHMC Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)
Did you know we have people on campus to help you with applying for scholarships?