How to Find Local Scholarships for College
January 22, 2024 – In article for U.S. News & World Report about how to find local scholarships for college, Shannon Vasconcelos, senior director of college finance for Bright Horizons College Coach shares tips on searching for scholarships and what students should include in their application.
For students researching scholarships online, it's important to be specific in the search, says Shannon Vasconcelos, senior director of college finance for Bright Horizons College Coach, an education consulting company.
"If you look for a scholarship for a 'good student,' that's going to apply to hundreds or thousands of students," she says. "But if you look for scholarships for vegetarians or scholarships for women engineers, anything like that, that's going to narrow down the applicant pool for you."
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