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We know they're out there. We know you've heard them. Though these commonly discussed scholarship myths might sound convincing, we are here to tell you that anyone can find scholarships, not just a select group of people.
You have to be financially needy to get scholarships - False! While there are many scholarships that consider students' financial need, there are also many that don't ask for applicants to submit any financial information. The Point: Apply for scholarships that don't require financial need if you think you or your parents make too much money.
Only smart people can get scholarships - Buzz! Wrong. You don't have to be a genius to get a scholarship. Some scholarships do require applicants to have a certain GPA or SAT score, but many won't ask applicants for any academic information. The Point There are thousands of scholarships available that don't consider your academic standing, so find them and apply!
Scholarships are only for high school seniors - Classic incorrect answer! You can apply for scholarships throughout your academic career. There are scholarships available for high school students, current college students, graduate students, vocational students, and even doctoral candidates. The Point As long as you are attending some type of postsecondary education, you can find and apply for scholarships.
I'm too old (or young) to get a scholarship - Untrue. There are many scholarships available specifically for older or returning students. Also, many scholarships are available that children and teenagers can apply for, and if they win, the money will be held until they enroll in college. The Point Don't count yourself out for scholarships because you think your age makes you ineligible.
Looking for scholarships is too time-consuming - Not with MilitaryConnection.com. We make the scholarship search process easy for you by providing you with a time-saving list of scholarships that match your hobbies, interests and academic background. The Point Start searching for scholarships now with MilitaryConnection.com.
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