You might have nursed the dream to study abroad to complete your undergraduate or postgraduate education for some time, and even more predominantly, to achieve such with financial help, in the form of scholarship(s). Why shouldn’t you? After all, you deserve it. You might also have heard from cynics that it is ‘very very’ difficult for African students to win a scholarship,
I’ve written about searching for scholarship on Google; how to play around with keywords to get better search results. Another Google.com search feature you can use to improve your search results is searching with quotes. Here is how it works.
Lets say, I’m searching for Engineering scholarships to apply.
Google Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant Google results from websites, news-sites or blogs, based on your choice of query or topic. Users can set up a Google Alert for any query, and Google will automatically email them a digest of all new publication for that query as often as they require.
The first step towards a successful scholarship application is searching for your eligible scholarships in the right place. The Internet/online is indeed the right place to start. Google.com is the largest library on the internet with millions of websites in it’s database. For your scholarship research, I’d bet, google.com is the right place to start.