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Scholarship Spotlight: Anchell Scholarship

Robyn Stewart

Written by Robyn Stewarton August 31st, 2020

Prior to joining College Coach, I was a financial aid officer at the College of the Holy Cross and an education advisor at two TRIO program locations. I work with the Massachusetts Education Finance Authority (MEFA) to present paying for college workshops to hundreds of families across the state. I'm a graduate of UMass Amherst and have a master in counseling from Northeastern University.
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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. They say a photo is worth 1,000 words. How about $1,000 for college? This scholarship opportunity is for the socially-conscious photographer out there who has something to say, on film, about the issues of the day. The subject matter for your photo documentary is up to you–so get your camera at the ready! Scholarship: Anchell International Documentary Photography Scholarships Awarding Organization: Anchell Photography Workshops Amount: $1,000 Number of Scholarships Awarded: One Eligible Students: Both undergraduate and graduate students studying in any major How to Apply: Complete the online application form and upload your digital work. Applicants are also required to submit a short essay (no more than 350 words) about their photos. Deadline: January 1 Website: Best of luck, and please see the awarding organization’s website for full scholarship details and requirements. Determine the Best Way to Pay for College


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