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     Scholarships을 잘 받는 요령

      Top Ten Tips for Winning Scholarship Applications
       -- by Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
     
      신청 가능할 때 지원한다.
      장학금 지원 요구사항과 지침을 모두 읽고, 원서를 보내기 전에 신청 가능한지를 확인한다.
     
      신청서를 빠짐 없이 완벽히 작성하라.
       한 질문이라도 해당 사항이 없으면 Note를 하고 빈 칸으로 놓아 두지 말고 모든 부가적인 서류들을
        확실히 해야 한다. 즉, 성적 증명서, 추천서들 그리고 Essays.
     
      지침들을 따른다.
       요구되는 모든 것은 제출하고, 요구되지 않은 것은 제출하기 않는다. 왜냐면 disqualified해 보이지 때문이다.
     
    깨끗한 서류로.
       신청서는 깨끗하고 읽기 쉽게 항상 type하거나 print 해야만 한다. 제출하기 전 2 부를 복사 해 둔다.
     
      강한 인상을 주도록 an essay 쓰라.
       강한 인상을 주는 key는 개인적이고 특별하게 쓰는 것이다. 생동감 주는 경험을 자세히 구체화시킨다: 
        즉 Topic에 누가, 무엇을, 어디서 그리고 언제 또 당신이 어떻게 영향을 받았는지를 정직하게 보이면
        아주 간단한 경험도 이례적일 것이다.
     
    마감일을 눈여겨 보라.
       공식적 마감일 2 주전에 자신의 마감일을 두고 준비해라.  제시간 내에 모든 것이 다 되도록
       확인하는 시간을 가져라. 연장을 하지 말라- 장학금은 어쨌던 매우 적은 제공자들에게만 허용을 할 뿐이다.
     
    신청서가 제대로 도착하도록 확실히 한다.
       원서 모든 페이지에 당신의 이름 (과  Social Security Number, 가능하면, 외국인은 생년월일)을 씁니다.
       신청서가 깨끗하게 구분됨에도 불구하고  잃어 버릴 수 있기 때문이다.
     
    혹 잘못 되어 가는 경우에 대비해  back-up을 준비해라.
       원서 발송 전, Packet의  모든 것을 copy해야 한다. 만약 당신의 원서가 잘못 전달되면, 당신은 그것을
        다시 빨리 만들 수  있어야 한다.
     
    마지막 다시 한번 본다
       모든 서류를 자세히 교정한다. 잘못된 철자나 문법적 오류를 조심히 본다. 친구, 선생 또는 부모에게
        부탁해 같이 교정한다.
     
    필요하면 도움을 청하라.
       원서에서 문제가 있다면, funding organization에 주저 말고 전화 한다. 
     

     
     한국인이 지원 가능한 장학금 지원
      
    장학금에 관한 안내와 지원서양식 배부 및 접수 (EWC장학금은 제외)는 한미교육위원단에서 하며, 
       전화문의는 한미교육위원단 (전화번호: (02) 3275-4000)으로 하면 됩니다.

     
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      General Electric Fund Scholarship
      Lucent Global Science Scholars
      Japan-IMF Scholarship Proram
      

     
      Scholarships을 찾는사이트
      
     
        Free FastWeb Scholarship Search
        Free FastWeb Scholarship Search
        Free FastWeb Scholarship Search
      http://www.ap.att.com
      http://www.admiss.wesleyan.edu
      http://www.aauw.org/home.html
     
     
     
    Scholarships

      Making Sense of Scholarships

    -- by Roxana Hadad

    Thanks to the various kinds of scholarships available, asking for a 70-year advance on your weekly allowance isn't your only option for paying for college. But don't be confused by the many kinds of 'free money' out there. A closer look at the types of scholarships available will help you figure out how to pay your way.

    College-based Scholarships
    Besides using glossy brochures, cute mascots and sweatshirts emblazoned with their names, colleges and universities attract new students by offering scholarships. They also have award programs to help current students with their academic careers. Some of these scholarships you have to apply for; others you receive automatically for being a good student.

      Merit Scholarships
      These scholarships award students based on a variety of achievements, from high academic performance, to leadership ability, to artistic accomplishment. Financial need may also be considered. Often, you won't apply for these awards; appropriate recipients are chosen based on entrance applications.

      Departmental Awards
      Some college departments offer awards to students who show promise and achievement in one of their majors. To find out about these opportunities, call the Dean's office in your area of study.

      Athletic Scholarships
      Scholarships are one of the main ways colleges attract top athletes. You can receive anything from a small award to a full ride. Talk to your high school coach or counselor and check out the FastWeb feature "Play Ball!: The Athletic Scholarship Game" in the Scholarship section of FastFocus to learn more.

      Fellowships
      Fellowships are awards offered to incoming graduate students. Generally these awards accompany admission to a graduate program and cover all expenses, including tuition and a living stipend.

    For more information on these scholarships, contact the financial aid office at your school or follow up with specific organizations.

    Private Scholarships
    Your school isn't the only one who wants to give you money. Some private scholarships are available as early as your junior year in high school. They are a little harder to find, but resources like the FastWeb Scholarship Search and FinAid can help, or try contacting these associations on your own.

      Businesses and Corporations
      Corporations use scholarships to advertise the company name and attract future employees, while giving the student financial assistance and professional contacts. Start with local businesses and move on to the bigger companies like Coca-Cola and Procter & Gamble. Try calling local firms and check out the Web sites of national companies to see what awards they offer.

      Professional Associations
      Many professional associations, like the American Federation of Teachers International and the Society for Pharmaceutical Engineers, offer scholarships to encourage students in their field. Check the FastWeb listing of professional associations or use a search engine to find more.

      Clubs and Groups in Your Community
      Local civic groups and organizations, like the Rotary Clubs and the Jaycees, offer lots of scholarships. Scan your local newspaper, visit the Chamber of Commerce and speak with your high school counselor to learn more.

      The Religious Community
      Churches and other places of worship often sponsor scholarships. Also check with worship-oriented service groups. You may not have to be a member; some use criteria like community service or financial need to determine eligibility.

      Minority Organizations
      To encourage minority involvement and increase diversity, many organizations, like the Hispanic College Fund or Women In Communication, use race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual orientation as eligibility requirements for their scholarships.

      Your Parent's Boss
      Does your mother work for Procter & Gamble? Is Dad a member of the AFL/CIO? Check with your parents' employers or labor unions to see if they offer awards to children of their employees.

      Other Parent Affiliations
      Is your dad an Elk? Does your mom work with the Chamber of Commerce? Ask if the clubs and organizations they belong to offer scholarships. Be sure to include veterans groups, professional organizations and patriotic, civil and fraternal associations.

    Learn more about the different kinds of opportunities available to make your education more affordable. But try for an advance on your allowance anyway...