“What are they really looking for on my application?”
“What experiences should I use on my essay?”
“Who should I use as my references?”
“Ah!!! Time is running out! Where do I start???”
Have any--or all--of these questions on your mind?
You may be missing out on winning
hundreds or thousands of dollars in funding
if you don’t know the answers.
Until now, there’s never been one single place where students and parents can not only find the answer to all of these questions, but also get step-by-step instruction on how best to complete scholarship applications -- right in your own home, any time you want!
Now Janet MacDonald from mycampusGPS.ca will help you write your best scholarship application ever!
How to Write Winning Scholarship Applications is an online program you can access 24/7 from anywhere you have internet access.
Students will have access to all of the video modules and downloads as soon as they sign up.
Students and parents can log-in and access 9 learning modules of approximately 20 minutes each that will take students step-by-step through the application writing process.
Janet will provide information and instruction, plus lots of hands-on tasks so students can put the information into immediate ACTION.
When they complete the program, students will have an inventory of information they can transcribe, or copy and paste, right into scholarship applications.
No more wondering what to say and how to say it; you'll get all the information you need to highlight your best information, in the best way possible!
With the information in the program, students will be able to write their best scholarship application, and then re-use the material again and again to apply for more scholarships, increasing their chances of winning.
If you're a student in Grade 12 in Canada, this program is for you.
Parents can also follow along to discover some of the best ways to support their child through this busy and important time of their lives.
Students have 24/7 access to the program until June 30, 2019.
The How to Write Winning Scholarship Applications program offers lots of instruction and strategies, including:- developing a winning mindset (so important to the process)
- how to get and stay organized (parents can be super helpful with this part)
- how to write a strong activities list (even if you don't have a lot of activities)
- how to write an organized and memorable essay that stands out from the rest
- how to get your application to the top of the pile
- how to re-use your information to apply for MORE SCHOLARSHIPS in LESS TIME
This program is not only about watching and learning.
It’s designed so students will have the resources they need to TAKE ACTION and complete their applications.
Students will see real examples, and complete exercises & checklists to make all of their learning actionable.
There are 15 downloadable items in the program, including ones such as:
Activities Organizer – tips to make your activities sound their best, all in one form so you can re-use the information to apply for other scholarship applications in less time
Stories Inventory – Stories help win scholarships! You'll get tips on how to collect and use YOUR stories to make your application rise to the top of the pile
Sample email to ask for a reference – an instructional template you can use to send a professional sounding request to get the best reference possible
Essay outline – the basic structure of a scholarship essay to use as a guide to get you started
Essay Revision & Editing Checklist – a list of all the important things you must have in your winning essay
Application Submission Checklist – don’t forget these things or you might be disqualified!
Best of all? The "How to Write Winning Scholarship Applications" program is designed to be a system, meaning once students complete the program, they can use the information they've created again and again to apply for more scholarships.
And MORE scholarship applications = MORE chances to win!
Here’s what previous clients have said about working with Janet:
“We had no previous experience with the scholarship application process, and found Janet’s help in navigating the application to be invaluable.” – Lynn, mother of grade 12 scholarship applicant
“Janet answered all of my daughter’s questions about scholarships and had great insight into ways to strengthen her essays. I found Janet to be an expert in her field and I would highly recommend her to any student preparing to apply for university.” – Meg, mother of grade 12 scholarship applicant
“We would definitely recommend Janet. Her knowledge of university admission and ability to motivate are just what every grade 12 student needs to keep them on track with everything they have on their plate in the final year of high school. Thanks again!!! - Pam and Sarah, mom and Grade 12 student
Here's more on the VALUE you'll get from the program:
CONVENIENCE: log in and learn any time, anywhere you have internet connection
EASY TO USE: video instruction PLUS worksheets to guide your work & take ACTION
SUPPORT: a closed Facebook group where you can ask questions & get support
CONFIDENCE: know you're putting the RIGHT information on your application
REDUCE TIME & STRESS: strategies to put your information in the BEST light possible
Module 1: General Information on Scholarships
Module 2: Getting into the scholarship mindset (don't skip this part!)
Module 3: Getting (and staying) organized
Module 4: Activities Information
Module 5: The Essay, Part 1 -- organization & structure
Module 6: The Essay, Part 2 -- bringing it to life
Module 7: References
Module 8: Submitting your application
Module 9: Where things could go wrong and what to do to if it does
About the instructor
Janet MacDonald (mycampusGPS.ca) has over 10 years of experience with university admissions, advising and scholarship selection. Janet was an Assistant Registrar of Admissions at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and an Admissions Officer at The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia. For six years she was a Program Coordinator for a national science and engineering research scholarship program for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Janet loves working with students and helping them achieve their goals!