ABOUT THE BOOK
A scholarship is an investment. It is competitive and the only way is making the mostappealing application. It is with great honor to author How to Win & Retain a Scholarship, aunique and ‘must-have’ book for any student or parent who understands the burden ofpaying university fees. The book has seven chapters which unearth vital information neededto win a university scholarship.CHAPTER ONE discusses the need for scholarship. There are over 20 types of scholarshipswith examples, and points out the misconceptions and facts about scholarships.CHAPTER TWO guides on searching for scholarship, discusses decision factors whenchoosing a scholarship, securing admission in top universities, choosing a country to studyand identifying scholarship scams.CHAPTER THREE discusses academic levels, classifications of degree programs, academicterminologies and choosing a university.CHAPTER FOUR discusses qualities of a scholarship winner, documents, personal statementand essay, study plan, recommendation letters and their samples. It also guides onstandardized tests, degree grading systems, academic credentials verifications, G.P.A.conversion, scholarship conditions and interview preparation.CHAPTER FIVE explains the scholarship evaluation process and reasons why applicationsusually fail.CHAPTER SIX guides students on living abroad, how to best utilize their time while studying,and how not to lose a scholarship.CHAPTER SEVEN gives rich advice from 15 previous scholarship winners from Kenya,Tanzania, Swaziland, Uganda, Nigeria, Senegal, Mauritius, Ethiopia, Rwanda and Ghana, and 4universities from United States, China, Kenya and Canada.Lastly, the book offers a special 50% tuition scholarship for students who meet admissionrequirements to study in South Korea. To get the 50% tuition scholarship, the applicant mustattach Scholarship Claim Form on page 243.