They want you to convince them as to why YOU deserve the award above all the other equally accomplished applicants.
sets you apart from the others
Are you a hard worker? Are you passionate?
highlight specific examples of where they shine
based on your love of learning, your enjoyment of your field, or your passion for growth.
Make sure to show the committee your passion, rather than telling them about it.
show, don’t tell
memorable to the committee
hink About Why You Applied
matched the desired qualities
llows you to work fewer hours at your job
spend more time studying and earning better grades.
why you are a good candidate,
who they’re awarding and why.
Consider Your Obstacles and Failings
should absolutely be something you think about
how you learned from past experiences