How To Write An Essay On Why I Deserve A Scholarship

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Words cannot express my gratitude. Receiving the Bettye McDonald Caldwell and Fred T. Caldwell, Jr. scholarship is truly an honor! After the lottery scholarship, I end up having to pay for about half my tuition, which makes this gift is an incredible blessing. Going to school full-time and working full-time is a difficult balancing act, but not working is not an option. When I opened the email stating I had been awarded this scholarship, a huge weight was lifted off my shoulders and an overwhelming sense of accomplishment overtook me. It gave me a deep and powerful feeling of success. This scholarship award is proof to me that hard work does pay off. It is a motivator to work even harder to achieve my goals and reach my dream career. I sincerely thank you with every piece of my heart.

I live in Benton Arkansas with my mother and two younger brothers. Benton has been my home for the past twelve years and I hope this area will always be my home. I live in a rural …show more content…

Although, high school is not where I discovered my passion for children. Post graduation, I was concerned because I honestly had no idea what I wanted to do in life. The following summer I got a job at a Childcare Network daycare center. That job sparked my passion that quickly grew into the career dreams I am pursuing now. Currently, I am still employed at the same daycare center. This August will mark my fourth year anniversary of employment . I am funding my education by doing what I love! I also babysit frequently for several parents I have met through the daycare. This past month I was offered a position of employment at 10 Fitness. I am currently working at Childcare Network in the mornings and 10 Fitness in the evenings. I was hesitant to work somewhere not revolving around children and it is definitely been an adjustment, but I have now realized that taking this job has and will continue to assist me is numerous

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