Personal Essay Guidelines
Please follow the guidelines below when writing your personal essay. Following these guidelines will ensure your essay meets the minimum criteria set by the scholarship committee.
Please address the following questions in your essay:
1.) Describe why you are interested in this scholarship program?
2.) Why should you be chosen to become a Generation of Distinction scholarship recipient?
3.) What learning experiences, tools, or knowledge do you hope to gain as a scholarship recipient?
REMEMBER: This personal essay is your opportunity to introduce yourself to the scholarship committee. Do not hesitate to be creative or share personal details and stories.
FORMAT: Your essay should be double-spaced and no more than two (2) pages.
IMPORTANT: Verify that your essay is clearly organized and free from any mistakes in grammar, spelling or format.
*If there are any questions or concerns about these guidelines, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.