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Can I submit the same essay for multiple scholarship applications?

I'm applying for several scholarships and I have an essay that I think would work well for most of them. Is it okay to submit the same essay to different scholarships, or should I write unique essays for each one? Any advice is appreciated!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're applying for multiple scholarships. Submitting the same essay for different scholarships can be a time-saver, but it's important to make sure it's a good fit for each scholarship's prompt and requirements. If the essay you have in mind fits the prompts well and can showcase your strengths, it's generally okay to use it for multiple applications.

However, you may want to consider tailoring the essay slightly for each scholarship. This can show the scholarship committee that you've put thought into your application and that you're genuinely interested in their specific scholarship. For example, my child applied for several scholarships and used the same core essay but tweaked it slightly to better suit each prompt.

In the end, make sure your essay is well-written, free of errors, and relevant to the prompt. Good luck with your scholarship applications!

10 months ago

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