The Ron Brown Scholarship Program awards at least 10 students per year with scholarships of $10,000 per year for four years – a total of $40,000. The application process is limited to high school students only and the deadlines for applications for the coming year are November 1 and January 9. If students submit their application packets by November 1, the packets are forwarded to additional funding agencies. January 9 is the absolute deadline for the next academic year.
Assume that most kids will have similar GPA’s, SAT’s and a noteworthy background in athletics, music or some other passion when applying to a particular school…..what really differentiates him or her? The essay and a personal interview. Some schools do not offer interviews and more and more schools are adding supplemental essays to their applications to weed out the students that may not be all that serious about attending their school, even if they are accepted!
A successful Supplemental College Essay Example for Brown University.