Scholarship providers will be impressed with the presentation
and appearance of your scholarship application package. Once
you have completed the application and gathered all the requested
supporting document, it is important to present the entire
package in a professional manner and submit it on time.
Self-Addressed, Stamped Envelope (SASE)
||Do not staple or paperclip
materials, unless the application directs you to do
||Unless told otherwise, arrange the
scholarship materials in the order that they are asked
for in the application's instruction with the application
||Type or print your name in the top
corner of every page (be consistent in the location
of your name), and/or affix labels to other items such
as tapes or photographs, in case the application materials
||Use a large envelope to keep everything
neat and wrinkled-free, and take it to the post office
yourself to ensure that you attach the correct postage.
Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) with your
application package. A SASE is an envelope addressed to you
with the scholarship provider’s name in the return address
area of the envelope. Do not forget to add a stamp on your
SASE. You may want to include a SASE, even if they do not
Once the scholarship provider receives your application package
with a SASE enclosed, they will mail the SASE back to you.
When you receive your SASE, it will be an indication that
they have received your application; and you should put it
in the folder along with the other information for that scholarship.
|Your scholarship application
package is your SALES TOOL and it should:
||Convey that you are serious,
professional, and a worthy applicant.
||Demonstrate that you are the most qualified
||Convey that you have the ability and
desire to succeed in your chosen career.
||Make the scholarship provider want
to offer you the scholarship.