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Scholarshipss Scholarshipss Presentation Transcript

  • By Group: Hantz
    • Scholarships sponsored by colleges are often awarded for…
    • Attending the colleges home state
    • Holding a specific grade average
    • Enrolling in a particular major
    • Bringing special talent (athletics, music…)
    • Church
    • Civic organizations
    • Companies
    • Private Donors
    • Specific Grade Point Average
    • Essay, Or Short Answer Responses, Or Both
    • Letters of Recommendation
    • Volunteer Hours
    • School Involvement
    • Resume
    • Letter of Interest
    • Keep in mind the writer is doing you a favor and giving you their time and word act accordingly.
    • Give writer 2 weeks notice, all information regarding scholarship, and abilities, and stamped, addressed envelope
    • Remember to thank them, whether it be a letter or a verbal thank you make it sincere!
    • Dress professionally
    • Take your resume, letter of interest even if already sent… you never know.
    • Practice from possible questions to a firm handshake
    • Arrive early
    • Writing Center
    • Essays will always be the most compelling factor into understanding one’s background and motivation…
    • The Writing Resources Center is committed to providing individualized online and face-to-face writing assistance to all UTEP students, from freshman to graduate level.
    • analyze your target audience
    • understand different types of writing: response papers, research reports, summaries, and arguments
    • decide on the appropriate format for your writing assignments
    • brainstorm ideas and organize your thoughts efficiently
    • find the right words to express yourself
    • decide on the best way to revise your drafts
    • learn how to correct grammatical errors
    • document your sources
    Library 227 they are available Monday 9-5PM, Tuesday 9-7PM, Wednesday 9-7PM, Thursday 9-5PM, Friday 9-2PM and Sundays 1-5PM. Resource:
    • Career Center
    • Help with Resume (editing, formatting overall advice, Revision)
    • Interviewing
        • First an orientation where key concepts and techniques are introduced in a group setting
        • Second an interview coaching session where constructive feedback is given in an informal setting
        • Third and final step a video tape a mock interview session.
    University Career Center 103 W. Union 500 W. University Avenue
    • Info?????
  • Scholarship Tips
    • Neatness
    • Achievement
    • Consistency/Improvement
    • Ethics/ Values/ Morals
    • High standards/determination
    • Individuality/Independence
    • Students may receive only one UTEP scholarship
    • Scholars Excellence Program
    • Students are encouraged to apply for scholarships offered by civic groups and other organizations.
    • To apply for a scholarship you must
      • Have a Minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA
      • Be a Fulltime enrollment
      • Current UTEP students transcript not required
      • Statement of educational goals and objectives minimum 250 words
      • Note: that Once students submit an application to the office of scholarships, it will remain active while the student is enrolled full time at UTEP and maintain a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA.
    Academic Services Bldg. Room 202 915-747-5478