My answer was, "Everything." Last week was Career Fair day at my school and I signed up for a discussion about scholarships.
Fact: About 4 million dollars went unused locally for scholarships. Just in Alaska.
I was then asked why wouldn't students apply for scholarships. Everyone in the room automatically came up with the conclusion that students don't apply for scholarships because they're afraid they would fail and not be accepted for the intended scholarship.
The speaker then went on to tell us a story of how a girl started to apply for scholarships her sophomore year and by her senior year, she had $152,000 in scholarships for college.
There are many scholarships out there that are offered to numerous individuals. From kids with red hair to women who know how to fly a helicopter.
I am now applying a for a scholarship for the forum to Washington D.C.
Remember, every penny counts!
Web sites that offer scholarships are: