Your paper should include the following elements, with are each explained fully
Your paper should include the following elements, with are each explained fully in at least one well-developed paragraph.
Introduction: Provide a short introductory paragraph/thesis statement. In this paragraph, introduce yourself as a student and professional (or new professional) to the reader. For example, share your degree program( healthcare management) and area of study/interest, and how long you’ve been in school (4 years). You might also share what you are currently doing for work(physical therapy aid), for how long(. 1 year), etc. In your introduction refer to why you are writing the essay and offer a summary statement as to why you should receive the scholarship.
Goals: What are your career and/or future educational goals? How will your degree help you with your career, educational, or personal goals?
Challenges Overcome: What challenges did you face in going back to school or being successful in school? What strategies did you use to overcome these challenges?
Benefits of Scholarship: Describe how an Excelsior scholarship would be helpful to you with your current degree program or a future program. Here you want to be convincing as to why you should receive the scholarship above other applicants.
Conclusion: Provide a persuasive concluding paragraph that shares what you have learned about yourself through writing this essay, why you think you would be a qualified recipient for a scholarship and your vision for the future after earning your degree.