We all know that competition is pretty rough nowadays. Students should have at least one advanced degree in order to thrive in this competitive environment. These days, a good education means lots of employment opportunities. A successful career requires a higher education. The more you get an education, the better chances you will have to get hired by leading employers. But the rising cost of education has made it more difficult for students to get access to the colleges. Taking it into consideration, Kenneth Zegar has designed a wonderful scholarship scheme that you can take advantage of if you are dealing with financial problems. The scholarship is available for students in any year of their study, including incoming freshmen.
From getting into a college to continue acquiring education, you might have to spend thousands of dollars in every step of your learning journey. Students who belong to the poor family background cannot afford this kind of expense without any financial support from outside. Kenneth Zegar is totally aware of the struggles of a financially disadvantaged students and which is why it has initiated this opportunity to help them. This scholarship will be offered based on academic merit, leadership skills, and community involvement. Special consideration will be granted to only first-generation college students and students who have exhibited the ability to thrive in adversity.
Kenneth Zegar lives in New York City and works in the financial industry. She believes that higher education should be affordable to everyone and has developed this scholarship to help defray the cost. The student selected for this scholarship will get the chance to be featured on the Kenneth Zegar Scholarship website.
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Who May Be Eligible
Applicants who meet the following criteria are eligible to become a part of this program:
- Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university to be eligible for the award;
- Students in any year of their study, including incoming freshmen are eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Applicants should write down a minimum 500-word essay on one of the following topics:
- What is your definition of success?
- How have you overcome adversity in your personal, professional, or academic life?
Together with essay, candidates will have to provide the following information;
- First Name/Last Name
- Contact Number
- Mailing Address
- Email Address
- Date of Graduation (YYYY.MM.DD)
- Transcripts (for incoming freshmen, submit your high school transcripts)
The completed application must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application deadline.
Applicants will receive an award of $1000 as support for their higher education. The candidates will be selected based on their academic merit, leadership skills, and community involvement. The award amount will help them pay for their educational expenses, and ease up a portion of their financial burden related to education.
The application deadline is March 1, 2021. If you are interested in this program, then apply as early as possible.