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Step 3: Creating a Timeline

Scholarship Advising Handbook


Creating a Timeline (PDF, 19 KB)

(Write Date Here)

(Write Task Here)

 

Begin Date (Typically one month before due date)

 

End Date (This is the mailing date)

 

Request Letter(s) of Recommendation/reference

 

Begin filling out application form

 

Begin brainstorming for personal statement/scholarship essay/resume

 

Begin creating an outline/resume for personal statement/scholarship essay/resume

 

Complete first draft and have it proof read by an advisor

 

Request transcripts and other documentation

 

Send reminder to person writing the letter of recommendation/reference (e-mail or call)

 

Complete application form

 

Pick up transcripts

 

Pick up letters of recommendation/reference

 

Complete personal statement/scholarship essay

 

Deliver/mail application packet (If “received by” deadline)

 

Deliver/mail application packet (If “postmarked by” deadline)