Preparing a strong and compelling application takes plenty of time, effort and planning. We're here to guide you through the process.
Do your research. Read over the award website. Oftentimes, you will find an example application that you can print. Review the application and begin to ask yourself how you would answer all of the required questions. If an application requires a research statement or proposal, begin to jot down ideas.
Plan accordingly. Note the submission date and whether or not UB has its own internal submission date. Allow yourself enough time to write, review, edit and gather all of your materials (transcripts, letters of recommendation, etc.), before the submission date.
Although every opportunity is different, there are some components of an application that are required for many different scholarships. Don't be surprised if you are asked to provide the following:
It is imperative that you submit all of the required materials to be considered for an award.