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Reasons to Apply

Students who applied for nationally competitive awards but did not receive them, have nevertheless articulated numerous benefits to submitting an application:

  • Learn how to write and submit a nationally competitive award application
  • Prepare for the graduate school and professional school application process
  • Develop parallel plans
  • Define career and educational goals
  • Discover one's purpose and realize one's potential
  • Dream bigger
  • Build confidence
  • Apply for more nationally competitive awards
  • Pursue greater opportunities once never thought possible