Scholarship Winner: Learn Strategies to Pay for College
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Scholarship Winner: Learn Strategies to Pay for College

Learn how to beat the competition and win the college scholarships you deserve.
4.0 (4 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
315 students enrolled
Created by Shayla Price
Last updated 11/2013
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $50 Discount: 80% off
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Includes:
  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course, you will be able to do the following:
  • Search for scholarships
  • Prepare your scholarship application
  • Write great essays
  • Compose an effective resume
  • Receive outstanding recommendation letters
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Requirements
  • Commitment of 5 hours per week
  • Willingness to complete exercises
  • Desire to ask questions
Description


Be a Scholarship Winner

In this course, you will learn how to earn free money for college from a $100,000 scholarship winner. This course is structured for you to receive all the necessary tools to succeed in the scholarship process.

From step-by-step strategies to real-life examples, you will be equipped to handle any scholarship application. The course provides hands-on learning with action steps for you to complete. You also can ask questions to the instructor.

So, don't get bogged down in student loan debt. Instead, enroll in this course and be a SCHOLARSHIP WINNER!

Who is the target audience?
  • Parents wanting their children to have no or less student loan debt
  • Guidance counselors & financial aid officers seeking new scholarship techniques for their students
  • Educational programs ready to offer a different scholarship approach to their participants
  • High school, undergraduate, & graduate students committed to applying for scholarships
  • International students ready to be competitive in the scholarship process
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Curriculum For This Course
21 Lectures
01:07:24
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Introduction
2 Lectures 01:22

In this lecture, you will learn about the instructor and her qualifications to teach the course.

Preview 01:02

In this lecture, you will receive an overview of the course.

Preview 00:20
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The Search Begins
3 Lectures 09:41

In this lecture, you will learn how to build your scholarship profile.

Preview 05:06

In this lecture, you will learn the importance of building a scholarship profile.

Preview 00:27

In this lecture, you will learn how to find scholarships.

Preview 04:08

Check Your Understanding
4 questions
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Preparing for the Application
3 Lectures 08:44

In this lecture, you will learn how to create an activity chart, deadline table, and recommender's list.

Organize Everything
04:19

In this lecture, you will learn the importance of organizing in the scholarship process.

Winner's Circle
00:32

In this lecture, you will learn how to create schedules, checklists, and reminders.

Create a Routine
03:53

Check Your Understanding
4 questions
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Essay Writing
4 Lectures 05:13

In this lecture, you will learn how to follow directions, research, and outline in the scholarship essay process.

The Essay
5 pages

In this lecture, you will learn how to respond and edit essays. You also will learn about storytelling.

Essay Analysis
04:43

You deserve a break! Watch and enjoy.

Scholarship Break
00:30

In this lecture, you will learn about topics and passionate stories. You also will learn about catering to your audience.

Judges' Notes
7 pages

Check Your Understanding
4 questions
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Resume Writing
4 Lectures 03:42

In this lecture, you will learn about resume format. You also will learn how to include short statements and achievements in your resume.

The Resume
7 pages

In this lecture, you will learn to include keywords and relevant experiences in your resume.

Resume Analysis
03:20

In this lecture, you will learn how to show progression in your resume. You also will learn about proofreading.

Judges' Notes
4 pages

You deserve another break! Watch and enjoy.

Scholarship Break
00:22

Check Your Understanding
4 questions
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Recommendations
4 Lectures 02:22

In this lecture, you will learn what to give your recommender.

The Recommendation
7 pages

In this lecture, you will learn the importance of recommendation letters.

Winner's Circle
00:36

In this lecture, you will learn how your past achievements, present abilities, and future potential should be included in the recommendation letter.

Recommendation Analysis
5 pages

In this lecture, you will learn the importance of relationships in the recommendation process. You also will learn why the recommender's contact information is necessary.

Judges' Notes
01:46

Check Your Understanding
4 questions
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 01:20

In this lecture, you will learn last minute scholarship tips. You also will receive the instructor's contact information.

Final Thoughts
01:20
About the Instructor
Shayla Price
4.0 Average rating
4 Reviews
315 Students
1 Course
Scholarship Queen

Shayla Price is an advocate for college affordability. She served as the executive director at the National Search Dog Alliance. Price also worked as a marketing director for Progressive U, an organization giving youth a voice through blogging.

During high school, she earned more than $100k in college scholarships. She authored the book titled “The Scholarship Search: A Guide to Winning Free Money for College and More.” To help students achieve scholarship success, she has hosted workshops to more than 5,000 students across the country, including at the National Service-Learning Conference, Bennett College for Women, and Tavis Smiley Leadership Institute.