Essay Questions

What do you consider to be the single most important societal problem? Why?

If you had the authority to change your school in a positive way, what specific changes would you make?

Pick a controversial problem on college campuses and suggest a solution.

What do you see as the greatest threat to the environment today?

Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school.

Discuss a special attribute or accomplishment that sets you apart.

Describe your most meaningful achievements and how they relate to your field of study and your future goals.

Why are you a good candidate to receive this award?

Pick an experience from your own life and explain how it has influenced your development.

Who in your life has been your biggest influence and why?

How has your family background affected the way you see the world?

How has your education contributed to who you are today?

From a financial standpoint, what impact would this scholarship have on your education?

State any special personal or family circumstances affecting your need for financial assistance.

How have you been financing your college education?

Choose a person or persons you admire and explain why.

Choose a book or books and that have affected you deeply and explain why.