Catch-22: On applying for scholarships

I was recently nominated by two faculty at my university for a rather prestigious scholarship. I was initially very excited. This scholarship is for quite a bit of money – enough for me to afford to go to school full time.

Today, however, I was informed that I was not eligible for this award because I’m not in school full time. Just another scholarship I can’t afford.  I used to think that scholarships are supposed to help people who can’t pay for school finance their education…

What do you think?

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