Every day a lot of scholarships are advertised and given to students who ordinarily would not have been able to pay the cost for the programs. Before such scholarships are obtained, students will have to go for interviews which can be tedious.
Considering that there a lot of applications for the scholarships, the way and manner you answer the questions will go a long way in determining if you get the scholarship.
When going for such interviews, applicants should be composed and relaxed. It is important you show how much and why you need the scholarship without coming across as been unserious.
Regular scholarship questions and tips on how to answer them
Question 1: Introduce yourself
Generally interviewers no nothing about you, the closest they have come is through your application form. Therefore they will like to know more about you. On your part, you let them know how important it is for you to study at the university and discuss about how you cannot afford the tuition fees.
Question 2: why did you choose this school and the course of study?
You should show how your interest and passion are related to what you want to study and also give reasons why you choose the school such as its location among others. When answering the question emphasis should be on the future, stating what you want to do after school and what you will like to achieve
Questions 3: How do you intend to use your scholarship?
This could be asked to see how responsible you are. When answering the question, give a proper analysis on how you would utilize the scholarship, showing how much feeding, accommodation, books and lots more will cost.
Question 4: Why do you think you deserve the scholarship?
Once again in this situation it is good for you to do an analysis and it could be written down on a paper for better clarification which interviewers appreciate a lot. Give reasons why you deserve and need the scholarships such as you having better qualifications.