Essay Guidelines

Please follow the essay requirements for the category you are applying under. You will be scored on how well your essay addresses the specific questions listed. The rubric can be found in the Scholarship Rubric page.

Answer the required essay prompt for your corresponding category in 750 words or less, double-spaced, 12 point font in Times New Roman.


Academic Achievement Applicants Only:

What are your plans after your undergraduate education? What motivates you to accomplish these goals?


High Financial Need Applicants Only:

Elaborate your financial situation. How would this scholarship further your education ?


Unique Situation/Non-Traditional Student Applicants Only:

What traits and personal experience(s) do you have that will enhance your education and future employment? 



For the Study Abroad Scholarship prompt, please visit our Study Abroad Scholarship web page.