R. Gabrielle McCormick

As the holiday season approaches, I find myself wanting to attempt new recipes. Please be aware that I do not cook, so the word attempt is very accurate! My friends often laugh because I watch Food Network and know a lot about food. Although I watch several shows, my favorites are those that display creativity, i.e. Chopped and Cutthroat Kitchen.

I love them because they throw challenges at competitors. The chefs that win are always able to create something delicious, no matter what ingredients or circumstances they are forced to cook under. But why? These chefs win because they have mastered the basics. They understand flavor combinations, methods, recipes, and ingredients. Because of this, they can use their skills to overcome challenges and obstacles.

You’ve got to become a master chef, so that when scholarship opportunities are thrown your way, you can mix and create a masterpiece for your committee. Master the basics of good scholarship essays: tell a great story in a way that can easily be read, but uses proper grammar. It really is that simple.

Start mastering your winning recipe with this week’s scholarships:

    1. Stokes Educational Scholarship Program: Stokes is open to high school seniors planning on majoring in computer science or computer/electrical engineering.
      Multiple Awards: $30,000 per year
      Deadline: November 15th
    2. AAHD Scholarship Program: Open to full time undergraduate students and part time/full time graduate students, these scholarships are for students that have a disability.
      Multiple Awards: $1,000
      Deadline: November 15th
    3. Frontier College Scholarship: Write a blog post about how digital learning and new technology is changing education.
      Award: $2,000
      Deadline: November 16th
    4. Education Matters Scholarship: This scholarship is open to all students over the age of 13. Share why your education matters in this scholarship essay.
      Award: $5,000
      Deadline: November 30th

Continue to learn and train daily! Happy Tuition Tuesday ☺