October 19, 2019

Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership (VWLI) In-State Grant Awarded by Mary Baldwin College

The Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership (VWLI) In-State Grant is sponsored by Mary Baldwin College.

Information About the Scholarship:

Amount of Grant: Maximum – $7464
Scholarship Requirements: Candidate must be a Virginia resident.
Eligible for: Applicant must be a college freshman, sophmore, junior or senior.

Awarded by:

Mary Baldwin College

Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 540 887 7022

Contact Details:

Jacquelyn D. Elliott-Wonderley
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Fax Number: 540 886 6634

You need to know your audience. For instance, if you are applying to Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership (VWLI) In-State Grantname that is very “philanthropist friendly”, then be sure to describe all the times you volunteered, went on missions trips, etc. Also, if you are applying to a military institution, then be sure to talk about your leadership abilities and even your family’s heritage with the military. Not all applications are the same, and some need specific tailoring. Also, make sure that you are not saying in two words what you could say in one word. The easier your application is to read through, then your audience will not grow board reading it. You want to make it very simple and easy to read, offering you a chance to get them to like you.

For instance, you don’t have strong references. Or, you might not have the best of work histories. Sometimes, these things are considered, but you need to outweigh them. The reviewers are also people, and if you sway them in one direction with a strong part of your application, you might just make them forget about your tarnished side. So, if you you don’t have solid references for Mary Baldwin College, then write an essay that is stellar. Essays are one of the best ways to look like a solid applicant for the simple fact that you can take just about as long as you want on them, and they are a window into the essence of you. If you boast a strong essay, but other parts of your application are lacking, you might just be able to squeak by the gatekeeper.

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