This is a sample essay to help guide you when you are writing essays for scholarships.Keep in mind that all scholarship applications are different, so you may have to design your essay to meet those specific requirements.Following is the detailed guide to writing a personal statement for scholarship. Body of the essay: The body of the essay is one of the most important parts of the essay and is usually three to four paragraphs in length.
I already have the moral support of my family and friends, but that is not quite enough to make my dream come true.
I hope that your organization can help me reach this dream by awarding me your scholarship.
Touch on why you want the scholarship.) For as long as I could remember, I have wanted to be a veterinarian.
I have been responsible for the care and feeding of pets ever since I was in the second grade.
The purpose of any scholarship is to fund the education of a student who can provide their services to the community and to society.
It is like you have ten of the meeting with the scholarship committee to let them know everything you have faced and everything you want to do in your life.For example, elaborate on your previous experiences, family and financial situation, volunteer work, employment, academic career, future goals, college plans, etc.) My love for animals has been encouraged by my family and friends.I have had the opportunity to volunteer with the local animal shelter and provide basic care to the stray animals.I am very excited about my future and feel that with the opportunity your scholarship will provide, I can help many animals.Paragraph II & III (Go into more detail on one of the topics listed in paragraph I.Unfortunately, my family cannot afford to pay for my entire education, so I hope to use my skills and love of animals to help me pay for college.Paragraph IV (Conclude your essay with a wrap-up of why you should be considered for the scholarship; how do your goals match those of the organization, etc.) Your organization stands for what I believe in.In high school, I participated in the 4-H club as well as the Junior Humane society.To reach my goals, I realize that I must pursue an eight year college education which will begin with the Fall 2010 semester.Like your organization, I hope to help animals for the rest of my life.To reach my goals, I need as much help as possible.