Below are some further considerations and questions you might want to ask yourself as you begin your application process:
► Try to find out what the deadline for applications is, then make sure you get yours in at the right time.
► Try to make yourself familiar with the donor, the purpose and typical award details, as well as all the other relevant facts about the grant.
► Try to find out what the total value of the scholarship is and what does it cover?
► Is it full or partial scholarship, is it merit-based, a financial need or both? Are there any specialist selection criteria or any eligibility issues you need to consider?
► Does the application apply to entrance awards or continued study or both?
► Does the application process cover the whole duration of your study or only the first year?
► Which field of study is it most likely to be awarded in and for what reasons?
► Are there any minimum academic requirements of standing which are needed?
► What are all the selection criteria and the stipulations?
► Where should you find and submit the application form to?
► How soon will you hear of and will you receive confirmation of the receipt of your application?
► Contact details as well as a copy of the application form (hard copy or electronic submission).
► Any or other application details and/or supporting documentation, along with special requirements.
► If selected for the shortlist, will there be a need for an interview?
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