There is a scholarship (or many scholarships) out there for everyone. In this week’s Scholarship Spotlight, we look at the Patriot’s Penn Scholarship. Do you have a 6th, 7th or 8th grader who likes to write? For more information on the chance to receive some of the $5,000 awarded for the Patriot’s Pen Scholarship, check out the College Coach Insider Blog at blog.getintocollege.com.
There is a scholarship (or many scholarships) out there for everyone. Every student has some skill, interest, experience, or characteristic that may make them an attractive candidate for one scholarship or another. And while we often refer to scholarships as “free money,” scholarships don’t actually come for free. It takes work to thoughtfully consider your strengths and research the scholarships that might be most appropriate for you. While the effort that goes into finding and winning scholarships may be akin to a part-time job, we at College Coach want to make your job a little easier. This on-going scholarship series highlights a new scholarship each week. Check out the below, along with the other posts in the series, and you may discover a funding resource that will make covering that college bill a little (or a lot!) easier.
Does your child like to write? Are they interested in political events and US history? Are they in middle school? If you answered yes to all three of these questions, this is an early college scholarship to consider applying for. And if you missed the deadline (or have older students), check out the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ other scholarship opportunity, the Voice of Democracy award.
Scholarship: Patriot’s Pen Scholarship