Writing Tips

For information on writing an effective personal statement, go to James A. Dutton, Writing Personal Statements Online

For information about writing style for scholarship applications, go to James A Dutton, Style for Students Online

For more help, go to How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay by Gen and Kelly Tanabe.

For assistance in writing scholarship and fellowship applications, contact the Berry College Writing Center or your academic advisor, as well as the NISF Coordinator, Thomas Kennedy.

Although we are happy to discuss the application process and your application with you, we adhere to guidelines from granting agencies that prohibit or limit applicants from receiving advice or guidance on their personal statements.