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(February 22 - June 3, 2016)
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Student Services Annex of the Instructional Building
Financial Aid - Scholarships
Scholarships are gift-aid awarded on the basis of merit, academic excellence, and in some cases, additional criteria such as study in a particular major, leadership, or financial need.
|Los Angeles Mission College Scholarships|
For more scholarship opportunities, see OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS listed below!
|Scholarships are also offered by outside agencies and foundations and are awarded on the basis of merit, academic excellence, and in some cases, additional criteria such as study in a particular major, leadership, or financial need.
|Free Scholarship Search Engines|
|The following are free scholarship searches:
|If you have any questions or need assistance please come to the Financial Aid Office during our regular business hours or email us with any questions or comments at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|This section provides advice on how to maximize your chances of winning a merit scholarship. We will talk about how you can prepare and organize your scholarship search, writing winning essays, getting good letters of recommendation, and acing the scholarship interview.
The first thing you need to do is to make sure you qualify for the scholarship. If the scholarship requirements specify you need to have a 3.7 gpa and you have a 3.5 gpa, don't bother applying. Most scholarship sponsors receive so many qualified applications that they will not have the time to consider qualifications that fail to meet the minimum requirements.
Scholarship sponsors don't give money simply by breathing. They want to give money to the most talented and most qualified candidate. So maximize your chances of winning a scholarship award by following some tips listed below.
How should I prepare the essay?
5 Scholarship Letter Tips
Below are some essential tips for letters associated with scholarships, including the application request letter, cover letter, recommendation letter and thank-you letter.
Top 10 Tips for Winning Scholarship Applications (By Kay Peterson)
Ever wonder what the folks who award the scholarships want to see? Below are tips to win scholarship applications:
Scam-Alert: Protect Yourself from Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams (By Kay Peterson)
Guess what? You're a "finalist" for a scholarship. And you never even applied! Too good to be true? Probably so.
The sad truth is, there are scammers out there - posing as scholarship providers or scholarship matching services - who take your money and leave you with nothing. The good news is, you can protect yourself from scholarship scams with a little knowledge and a little caution.
Know Your Scams
Scam Warning Signs
And remember: Don't be fooled by an "official sounding" name. Just because a company uses words like 'National', 'Foundation', or 'Administration' in its title doesn't mean it is a legit operation.
Disclaimer: Some websites to which the Electronic Financial Aid Office provide links are for the convenience of users and are not managed or maintained by Los Angeles Mission College. The College and the Financial Aid Office do not review, control, or take responsibility for the contents of those sites.