You may include one additional page for references, images, or figures, if applicable; this one additional page of supplementary material is not included in the word limit or page limit.The following are guidelines for writing your Research Scholarship application essay.
Define field-specific terminology and be sure to give the big picture of your research area.
What new challenges do you need to overcome to take your work to a higher level? If you are starting a whole new project and/or working with a new mentor, you may want to address the reason for the change, how the new experience will provide new opportunity for learning, and how your new mentor will contribute to that learning.
I have had the privilege to sit on several scholarship committees over the years, but lately it seems as though fewer students are actually reading the guidelines before they submit their applications.
It is very important that reviewers get a sense of your passion and understanding for your project.
Do not cut and paste from papers or other proposals – it will be obvious to reviewers if you do and it will not convey your own understanding of your research.