Why You Should Apply for Scholarships


Allison Dunlap

List of some scholarships on Fastwebs.com

Allison Dunlap, Editor

Scholarships are one of the most common ways to help pay for college expenses. There are around 750,000 different scholarships available in the United States for students to apply for. There are also several scholarships offered in our own high school like the Stephanie Conrad scholarship, the Booster Club scholarship, and the Madison Brock scholarship. Anyone can apply for these scholarships as long as you meet the requirements.

Being rewarded a scholarship can give you so many opportunities. If you weren’t going to be able to go to college because of how much it costs, then they could help you make that dream come true!

This could also help with the time you spend studying. If you don’t apply for scholarships, you might have to work for the money and not have the amount of time you need to study or get an assignment done. This could also give you more time to look into internships or volunteer opportunities in your chosen career.

Student loans is one way to pay for college, but not the best. Taking the time to sit down and apply for the scholarships is worth it in the end more than getting loans. With scholarships you don’t have to pay the money back, but with loans you have to pay them back. Depending on how much your college costs it could take a very long time to pay them back as well.

Scholarships have deadlines, so make sure you’re apply in time to have the opportunity to receive them!