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