Tips Dapat Beasiswa Harvard MIT Standford Amerika

beasiswa harvard university

Untuk bisa sekolah di Harvard atau MIT atau Stanford, kebetulan saya pernah sekolah disana sbb:

Universitas 2 tersebut sebenarnya mencari orang terbaik didunia untuk menjadi mahasiswanya.
Seperti halnya MIT, tidak mempermasalahkan kekayaan atau ketersediaan dana kita untuk sekolah disana.
Kalau kita diterima di MIT, maka MIT akan mencari jalan dan akan membantu kita agar kita dapat membiayai sekolah tersebut. Jadi jangan pernah takut untuk mendaftar ke sekolah terbaik karena masalah keuangan.
(seperti yang pernah saya tuliskan dan sampaikan di milist ini)

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Things to Prepare Before Applying a Scholarship

Things to Prepare Before Applying a Scholarship

Getting a scholarship for an overseas study is a competitive process. This is because many people like you want the scholarship, but not all can be awarded. The cholarship money is simply not enough to fund all at once. Also, the scholarship providers want to ensure that only the best, well prepared applicants are selected and so the money is spent rightly and efficiently to what it is intended for. So, you have to be a winner!

Lots of people have won scholarship. You hear this every time. But how have they done this good job? Are they luckier or more superior or intelligent than others? No, they are not! If you ask them about the winning secrets are, they may simply give you the following lists: things to prepare or consider before applying a scholarship.

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Kiat Menulis Esai yang Bikin Beasiswa “Gol”

JAKARTA, — Untuk mendapatkan dan terpilih sebagai penerima beasiswa, terutama untuk melanjutkan studi di luar negeri, tak cukup hanya bermodalkan “cas-cis-cus” bahasa Inggris. Ada kiat lain yang penting diperhatikan untuk memenangi kompetisi: penulisan esai! Tak jeli dalam penulisan esai, harapan bisa pupus.

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Tips Menaklukkan Wawancara Beasiswa — Kabar berhasil melewati sejumlah tahapan dalam seleksi penerima beasiswa pasti menjadi kabar yang sangat baik. Apalagi, jika telah mencapai tahapan wawancara yang merupakan tahap akhir dari serangkaian tes yang harus dilalui bagi calon penerima beasiswa. Memasuki tahapan ini, artinya Anda dianggap sebagai kandidat yang kompeten untuk menerima pembiayaan studi. Tetapi, jangan berpuas hati. Tak sedikit yang harus “gigit jari” karena tak berhasil melampaui tahapan ini. Nah, berikut ini adalah pertanyaan umum dalam wawancara beasiswa dan bagaimana jawaban terbaik yang harus diberikan, seperti dikutip dari Yuk, disimak!

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Tips Mendapatkan Beasiswa Luar Negeri…

JAKARTA, – Mendapatkan beasiswa untuk melanjutkan studi di luar negeri menjadi dambaan kebanyakan orang. Untuk mendapatkannya, bukanlah perjuangan mudah. Serangkaian tes harus dilalui untuk membuktikan bahwa Anda adalah kandidat yang pantas mendapatkannya. Nah, ada beberapa catatan kecil yang mungkin bisa Anda coba saat mencoba memeroleh beasiswa!
Pertama, penguasaan bahasa asing, khususnya Bahasa Inggris. Mau tidak mau dan suka tidak suka, bahasa asing adalah syarat mutlak untuk studi di luar negeri.

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Tips-tips praktis melamar beasiswa dan menulis personal statement

How to Communicate with Scholarship Providers and Write Effective Personal Letters

“hey u got a scholarship 4 me?” Not likely! If you want to be taken seriously by scholarship committees, you must communicate in an effective, professional manner. Even if you are simply sending an inquiry by email, or posting to a website or social network, the basics are essential – proper grammar, capitalization, punctuation and complete sentences.

With a few general rules, some good tips from scholarship committees, and help from family, friends, or teachers, you can learn to write effective professional letters – and increase your chances of winning a scholarship!

Before you write the letter:

1. Take the time to think about your skills and strengths, other than what might be included in a resume. Write them down, describe them, and list examples. Here are qualities committees may look for, beyond financial need:

* Knowledge of chosen field, carefulness of work
* Motivation, enthusiasm, seriousness of purpose
* Creativity, originality, ingenuity of problem solving
* Ability to plan and carry out research, organization
* Ability to express thought in speech and writing
* Maturity, emotional stability, ability to withstand stress and face challenges
* Leadership skills
* Self-reliance, initiative, independence, adaptability
* Responsibility
* Ability to work well with others
* Growth potential, desire to achieve, dedication to goals

2. First and foremost, make sure you are eligible for the scholarship, meet the necessary criteria, and can meet the deadline for submitting all necessary paperwork.

3. Do your research. Locate the details that will help you write an effective, personalized letter. What is the scholarship for? Who is funding the scholarship? Determine what the scholarship committee is looking for in an applicant so you can include it in the cover letter. For example, if the committee values community service, then you might want to include any volunteer services or activities you’ve been involved in.

4. Find out if the scholarship committee consists of the board of an organization, a group of people or educators, or a single person. Find out the specific person to whom you can address the scholarship cover letter. Search the scholarship documents, web site or call the committee and ask to whom you can address the cover letter to make it more personal.

5. Find samples of scholarship letters in books or on the web – but just for ideas, inspiration, and structure. Do not simply change the wording to reflect your own information – it will be easily recognizable as a standard, sample letter. You want your letter to be unique, and your own.

Writing the letter:


* Any formal business letter format is acceptable.
* Make sure to use an easy-to-read font when typing your letter.
* In the top, right hand corner put your name and contact details.
* One line below and left aligned, type the name and address of the person (or organization) you are addressing.
* One or two lines below, either left or right aligned, add the date. The following formats are acceptable: October 10, 2010; or Paris, 10th October 2010. The place of writing can also be included, but is not necessary.
* Two lines below, begin the letter with Dear and then the title of the person as applicable (Mr., Ms., Mrs., Dr., or Professor), then the surname, making sure it is spelled correctly. If you do not have the name of the person to whom you are writing, “Dear Sir or Madam” or “To Whom it May Concern” are acceptable.
* Two lines below, add the content of your letter.
* Two lines below the last paragraph, add the closing, such as “Sincerely”.
* Four lines below the closing, add your name in type, and your hand-written signature above.

In General:

* If both a cover letter and essay are required, then the cover letter should be a small, tight introduction to the personal essay. If a cover letter, personal essay, and resume are required then the cover letter introduces you, the purpose for sending the packet of information you’re sending, and gives a brief overview of what to expect in the resume.

* If you cannot include your resume with the cover letter or essay, which is rare, you may need to include important information from your resume in the letter. If this is the case, divide the information into specific areas, like you would in a resume – such as education, awards, work experience, and goals. Be sure to include areas such as volunteer work or other information that fit with the goals of the scholarship.

* Make an outline of your letter. This will help maintain your focus as you write. You’ll need to open with a greeting, transition to your main point, then to your next point and then provide a conclusion.

* Choice of words is important. Achieve a balance between bragging and modesty. Avoid exaggerations and clichés but do not down play your worth.

* Be personable – be yourself. Remember that real people read your letter. Be respectful and courteous but use normal language, not flowery, overly formal wording that you would never use when speaking.

* Once you’ve written your letter, go back and do an initial edit. Read it and find the spots that sound awkward, don’t make sense or don’t fit. Spend some time editing, improving the language and flow, and correcting your spelling, grammar and punctuation. Avoid wordiness. Be clear and concise.

* Take a break even if it is just an hour or two, and focus on something else. Read and edit your letter again after your break. It can often be difficult to proof-read your own material; have a friend, family member, or teacher read it through – they may see some places that need to be polished.

* It is simple errors with grammar, punctuation, and spelling that will remove you from the competition much more quickly than, for example, listing too few club activities. Make sure your letter is professional and compelling!


* Start with a strong organizing thesis statement or umbrella statement at the beginning in order to introduce the key points that make you a good applicant for the scholarship.

* Focus on a few main points. Stress the qualities and areas of expertise that make you a good candidate for the scholarship. To do this, refer to the qualifications listed with the scholarship. So, for example, if the committee considers financial need when deciding upon the candidates, make a point of your financial need but not in a tacky way, or in a self-pitying manner. Instead, refer to the financial need in a way that indicates the good that would come of receiving the scholarship.

* Write the body of the cover letter with a sense of gratitude for the opportunity the scholarship will give you. Then make a case of how this scholarship will enable you to help your fellow man and the community as a whole.

* Use specific examples to support what you say about yourself. For example, don’t just say, “I am a leader,” and expect the reader to believe you. Provide at least one specific example from your life that demonstrates your leadership skills. This is your evidence, and it gives your entire letter credibility.

* If you can, connect your goals to the ideals and purpose of the scholarship committee or organization.

* Close the scholarship cover letter with a forward looking and enthusiastic statement that thanks the committee, organization or person for their time and consideration in reviewing your scholarship application. It’s always useful to add a sentence praising the work or the mission of the funding organization as well.

Bottom Line:

Effective, professional communication skills are not simply an asset – they are a necessity!