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How To Write An Effective Cover Letter For Scholarships

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How to write an effective cover letter for scholarship application has been a major concern for most scholarship applicants over the time. One of the many reasons that establish the disqualification of most applicants is a poorly written cover letter.

Below are some of the tips that will enable you write an effective cover letter:

Firstly; writing on what motivated you to apply to your field of interest and the problem you hope to solve with the knowledge you will acquire is a clean shot to intrigue the mind of the reader and this also establishes the fact that you know exactly what you are doing.

Secondly; initiate the mind of the reader by writing about your academic and work experience. This includes your academic track records, your volunteering work, leadership roles etc.

Thirdly; incorporate your short term and long term career goals, practical skills that you hope to acquire from the program and how these skills will aid in the attainment of your career goals.

Lastly; write in an affirmative tone why you are qualified for the program you have applied for and why you should be considered among others.

These steps are to propel your mind on what is expected in your cover letter.

Author: Afinjuomo Oluwatoni Honour

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