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John F. Oberlin Scholarship?

Hey there! I recently stumbled upon the John F. Oberlin Scholarship and I'm considering applying for it. Does anyone have experience with this scholarship or any advice on how to improve my chances of being awarded it?

6 months ago

Hello! The John F. Oberlin Scholarship is a generous financial aid opportunity offered by Oberlin College to incoming first-year students. The recipients of this scholarship are generally students who show exceptional academic and personal achievements, as well as a strong commitment to the Oberlin community. You don't need to submit an additional application for this scholarship—you will be notified if you receive it when you are notified about your admissions decision to Oberlin.

Here are a few tips to boost your chances of receiving the John F. Oberlin Scholarship:

1. Strong academic performance: Since the scholarship is merit-based, make sure you maintain a high GPA and strong test scores (if applicable) to demonstrate your academic prowess.

2. Engaging extracurricular activities: Get involved in a few organizations or clubs that align with your interests and your intended major (if you have one). This shows both passion and commitment.

3. Leadership experience: Volunteering in leadership roles for school clubs, organizations, or community service projects demonstrates initiative and responsibility.

4. Recommendations: Obtain strong recommendation letters from teachers, counselors, or other mentors who can attest to your academic achievements, character, and commitment to the Oberlin community.

Best of luck with your application!

6 months ago

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