Scholarship Mom Tip #14: Always Ask a Business




Never assume that a business or organization does NOT offer a college scholarship. 

Many will have a link on their website, but if you don’t see one, ASK
A quick email or phone call often reveals scholarship information
that others might not find because they give up too quickly. 

This happened with my own son and our
church.  I never saw scholarship
information in our weekly bulletin, but when I asked our pastor about a
possible scholarship, he had the applications ready to hand out in his

It never hurts to ask, and quite
possibly you just may come in contact with a scholarship judge who will
remember your name and give your application one more reason to be put in the
possible winners pile.

Monica Matthews, Scholarship MomMonica Matthews is our favorite scholarship mom! After helping her son win $100,000 in scholarships for his college education, she founded to share what she learned along the way and now she’s sharing her tips with SmartCollegeVisit!