Paying for College with Scholarships Workshops

We are excited to announce that Rebecca Lippman, UCLA instructor and advisor at the Center for Scholarships and Scholarly Enrichment, will join us for workshops on scholarships and how to use them to pay for college.

Sign up to join us for these topics:

The Complex Landscape of University Scholarships: This workshop will demystify the complex networks and application processes related to scholarships and introduce an approach towards navigating merit and community-based scholarships.

Virtual workshop through Zoom, Tuesday, September 12th at 5pm:

Finding Scholarships that Fit:  Rebecca Lippman will walk participants through the development of 10 - 25 customized search terms for getting the most out of personalized internet searches and addresses the complications of personal bias and online search processes in response to audience-based queries. Attendees will walk away with a 3 step-process for online searches and a better sense of how public institutions, private donors, and large organizations advertise scholarship opportunities.

In person at Cupertino Library, Wednesday, September 13th at 7pm:

In person at Milpitas Library, Saturday, September 16th at 2pm:

Developing Unique Essays: Participants will learn how to develop a series of interchangeable written “modules” that can be used to address the most popular aspects of multiple scholarship essay prompts. They will analyze and identify up to 5 typical varieties of the scholarship essay and walk away with a clear sense of the most relevant content, details, and facts that must be incorporated into strong application materials.

In person at Morgan Hill Library, Monday, September 18th at 6pm:

In person at Milpitas Library, Saturday, September 30th at 2pm:

In person at Saratoga Library, Tuesday, October 3rd at 7pm: