Getting in the Scholarship Mindset

THE SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCE CENTER PRESENTS
GETTING IN THE
SCHOLARSHIP
MINDSET
WHAT
WE
WILL
COVER
INTRODUCTION
DEBT STATISTICS
DISCOVER YOUR
GOALS
INCLUDE IT IN
YOUR TO-DO LIST
STAYING
ORGANIZED
HUNTING FOR
SCHOLARSHIP
WHAT KIND OF DEBT?
$26,000 IN LOANS OVER 4 YEARS
$531 PER MONTH
WHAT YOU COULD HAVE DONE
WITH THAT MONEY:
ROUND TRIP TO CANCUN
CHEVY MALIBU ($450 /MONTH)
PAY LA CROSSE RENT
WHY ARE WE DOING
THIS?
WE WANT TO BE DEBT FREE!
BUT HOW?
Goal Setting
101
HERE'S OUR GOAL
REDUCE COLLEGE DEBT BY
APPLYING FOR AT LEAST
2 SCHOLARSHIPS PER WEEK
EACH SEMESTER
MAKE TIME FOR YOUR
GOALS
COME
UP WITH A
STRATEGY TO
TRACK YOUR
INCLUDE
THEM IN YOUR
TO DO LISTS FOR
CONSTANT
PROGRESS
ACHIEVEMENT
SET ASIDE TIME
TO RESEARCH
GIVE YOURSELF A FEW HOURS A WEEK TO
WORK ON FINDING AND RECEIVING
SCHOLARSHIPS
SMART GOAL
SPECIFIC
MEASURABLE
ACTION ORIENTED
REALISTIC
TIMELY
SMART GOAL
SPECIFIC - WHAT DO YOU WANT TO ACHIEVE?
MEASURABLE - CAN YOU RECOGNIZE THE END?
ACTION ORIENTED - HOW WILL YOU DO IT?
REALISTIC - CAN YOU ACHIEVE IT?
TIMELY - WHAT IS YOUR TIME FRAME?
CONSIDER
YOUR GOALS
WHY DO I WANT
THIS?
WHO CAN HELP
ME WITH THIS?
HELLO
63%
WHO WILL HOLD ME
ACCOUNTABLE?
WHAT IF I DO NOT
ACCOMPLISH
THIS?
HUNTING FOR
SCHOLARSHIPS
1. STAY ORGANIZED
MAKE AN EMAIL JUST FOR
SCHOLARSHIPS
MAKE A SPREADSHEET TO KEEP
TRACK OF WHEN YOU APPLIED
AND WHEN IT'S DUE
2. USE YOUR RESOURCES
UWL FOUNDATION
SCHOLARSHIPS
START APPLYING OCTOBER 1
APPLICATION DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1
3. USE YOUR RESOURCES
SCHOLARSHIP
RESOURCE CENTER
FILL OUT GET SCHOLARIFIC SURVEY
SEARCH THROUGH THE EXTERNAL
SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE
LOOK THROUGH BOOKS AND RESOURCES IN
THE SRC OFFICE
CHECK OUT OUR BLOG
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