Below is a pdf link to personal statements and application essays representing strong efforts by students applying for both undergraduate and graduate opportunities. These ten essays have one thing in common: They were all written by students under the constraint of the essay being 1-2 pages due to the target program’s explicit instructions.
A n essay prompt is a thought-provoking question you’re asked to write about in your scholarship essay. It’s a personal statement that tells the scholarship board more about you. Most scholarship essays are 500 words long, but some may be longer or shorter. Because essay prompts are an important part of scholarship essays, you should answer the question within your essay.