LSC15's 95 Tacoma 4x4

Go Back   Tacoma World Forums > Off-Topic > Stocks & Investments

Notices

financial aid essays.....I NEED HUGE HELP!!!!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 02-17-2011, 05:52 PM   #1
MROBERTS [OP] MROBERTS is offline
Member
MROBERTS is on a distinguished road
 
MROBERTS's Avatar
Name: Matt
Joined: Jun 2010, #39170
Location: Stevenson AL
Gender: Male
Posts: 43
MROBERTS's Tacoma Gallery
Exclamation financial aid essays.....I NEED HUGE HELP!!!!

i need help writing an essay on "why i need financial help with college"
i am going to be a freshman at Jacksonville State Univeristy in the fall and this essay is for a scholarship and i was wondering if anyone had so ideas to get me started on how to write it
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2011, 10:04 PM   #2
Senior Member
Fenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Joined: Jan 2011, #49110
Location: SW-VA
Gender: Male
Posts: 271
Fenrisulfr's Tacoma Gallery
My suspicion is that this is really a math problem in disguise. I assume also you have filed for Federal aid too; most schools use the FAFSA data when determining scholarships.

Explain that your family does not have the monies to meet the expected family contribution (EFC) and that grants + loans will not meet the expected cost of attendance as determined by the US Dept. of Education.

Bona fortuna
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2011, 10:11 PM   #3
Senior Member
bozotaco has much to be proud ofbozotaco has much to be proud ofbozotaco has much to be proud ofbozotaco has much to be proud ofbozotaco has much to be proud ofbozotaco has much to be proud ofbozotaco has much to be proud ofbozotaco has much to be proud ofbozotaco has much to be proud of
Firefighter: wildland firefighter
Joined: Nov 2010, #46122
Location: Montana
Gender: Male
Posts: 155
bozotaco's Tacoma Gallery
i would say if lie if you really want the cash, and be prepared to make up a good story. I'll be graduating this year with only $2,100 dollars in debt, worked all 4 years and paid the rest of tuition in cash. Its def possible, but gov student loans aren't bad either due to the low interest rates.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2011, 10:12 PM   #4
Somewhere on sabbatical
mountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shedmountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shedmountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shedmountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shedmountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shedmountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shedmountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shedmountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shedmountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shedmountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shedmountainwolfpup is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
mountainwolfpup's Avatar
Joined: Jan 2009, #12116
Location: Vancouver, WA
Gender: Male
Posts: 499
mountainwolfpup's Tacoma Gallery
Send a message via AIM to mountainwolfpup Send a message via Yahoo to mountainwolfpup Send a message via Skype™ to mountainwolfpup
Is this for a private grant?

Is this for a need based grant?

What you write depends greatly on who the audience is.. why are they giving out the money? Are they trying to help out people who otherwise could not afford to goto college, could not goto that particular college, are studying a particular field/major, belong to a special group (black, american indian, gay, single mom,...)

How long does your paper need to be? Usually they restrict the length. This will depend on the approach you take in writing your essay.

Please post more information. You really have not given us enough information to be helpful... guess I see why getting started writing this essay is challenging for you :-)
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2011, 10:23 PM   #5
Senior Member
Fenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shedFenrisulfr is one of the sharper tools in the shed
Joined: Jan 2011, #49110
Location: SW-VA
Gender: Male
Posts: 271
Fenrisulfr's Tacoma Gallery
I respectfully disagree with these strategies.

What monies I have gotten from grants and scholarships have come from being frank and from academic achievement. I received a $1K scholarship with four words: 'I bust my ass'. Either my candour of my humour won that day. Here, the essay asked a very simple question - why does the applicant need this money, so I think such tactics may not be warranted. I may be wrong, and there is really only one way to find out, so I must leave this matter to the OP.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2011, 10:24 PM   #6
Yes, I got boost
memario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmemario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmemario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmemario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmemario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmemario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmemario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmemario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmemario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmemario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shedmemario1214 is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
memario1214's Avatar
Name: Colton
Joined: Oct 2009, #23628
Location: MT recently relocated to Willmar, MN
Age: 24
Gender: Male
Posts: 12,340
memario1214's Tacoma Gallery
I hate applying for this stuff... I am completely on my own, but the schools won't recognize or let me prove it. Therefore, I am instantly noneligible for most scholarships due to what my parents make. Gay.

From my experiences though, be honest and list achievements. You can BS a little bit, but I say keep your answer precise.
  Reply With Quote
Old 02-28-2011, 03:16 PM   #7
Drop it Drop it Low
Dmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shedDmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shedDmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shedDmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shedDmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shedDmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shedDmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shedDmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shedDmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shedDmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shedDmonkey is one of the sharper tools in the shed
 
Dmonkey's Avatar
Name: Branden
Joined: May 2008, #6360
Location: NorCal
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Posts: 3,447
Dmonkey's Tacoma Gallery
yeah it sucks ass if you're under 24 and on your own. I was so happy when I turned 24 for that reason lol

Just be honest, say i make X amount, school and living is going to cost Y amount and the answer Z will = negative
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wilderness/Remote First Aid TriageBAE Northern California 11 12-02-2011 11:04 PM
A MUST HAVE for every First Aid kit!!!! chris4x4 Off-Topic Discussion 13 11-10-2011 05:53 PM
First Aid Kits amaes Health 5 09-23-2011 04:15 PM
Wilderness/Remote First Aid TriageBAE Northern California 0 05-09-2011 04:15 PM
First aid kit austinstaco 2nd Gen. Tacomas 13 09-21-2010 08:24 PM


Copyright © 2014 Tacoma Forum. Tacoma World is not owned by, or affiliated with Toyota Motor Corporation.