As you get further into your degree, things such as career and major-based scholarships become apparent. For each major there are unique scholarships that can be attained. Many require a good academic history with a standard GPA, but they are tailored to your major.
For example, if I was an accounting major I would be able to find different scholarships based on that. If I looked for scholarships relating to business majors I’d find even more scholarships. From there, I’d most likely have to write an essay for the scholarships, submit my GPA, and turn in any other qualifying factors.
Many scholarships can be found through schools. Most schools have a scholarship geared towards each major. These scholarships are usually competitive and highly sought after. The majority of students want as much money as they can find, so being proactive and seeking out scholarships is essential if you truly want the money.
There are also opportunities to find major-based scholarships online. Sometimes a school scholarship may not pull through, so searching online for more options is a good choice as well. By googling your major you can find all sorts of opportunities. Deciding you major is a tough task, so it may help you decide what to pick depending on scholarship opportunities.
The first thing that I chose was accounting scholarships. It should be easy to find and it’s a simple major that’s fairly popular. Googling “accounting scholarships”, a key … Read the rest...