I'm having trouble starting my essay, help!

I know it can be challenging beginning your first essay draft! However, here are some tools that will help you get started!

1. Check to see if the scholarship website includes a list of the past scholarship winners and their essays. Looking at previous winners will help you understand what type of writing style/formatting the committee is looking for:

3. Even if the scholarship question is not related to your community service or leadership abilities you always want to try and make that connection. Show your impact! Pick your top 2-3 leadership and volunteer roles and start by writing about them. 

4. Submit a GrantMe Brainstorm Doc to get feedback from our editors on how to get started.