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Scholarships are usually merit-based; they’re given out based on the recipient meeting certain qualities and having particular goals. Those goals may include:

  • Gaining new skills.
  • Pursuing higher education.
  • Paying for ESRD- related expenses.
  • Providing general financial support.

The scholarships listed below may apply to kidney transplant recipients, donors and their families, caregivers, dialysis patients, or anyone living with chronic kidney disease at any stage.

As with writing any kind of request or proposal, preparing a scholarship application requires excellent:

  • Grammar.
  • Spelling.
  • Expression of intent and/or need.

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) provides all kinds of writing resources to help you write the best scholarship application possible.

Here are some tips from Hamilton College that you can use to help you write a winning essay.