Personal StatementA personal
statement is a written essay. Stars uses this personal statement to learn more
about our applicants. Applicants should tell us about themselves, their
financial need, and their accomplishments.
statements must be typed, a minimum of 1 page, 12pt font, and double
Stars does not
accept personal statements that are less than 1 page.
Note: A resume or letter is not
a personal statement. See a sample of personal statement
One page is
approximately 300-400 words (2,000+ characters)
If you require assistance in writing your personal statement, please download this outline*. *This outline is NOT to replace the personal statement, the purpose is only to help you get your thoughts in order so that you can write a thorough personal statement.
You can send this document via:
- Fax to: 956-928-0327
- Email to: helpdesk@StarsScholarship.org
- Mail to: Stars Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 3068, McAllen, TX 78502-3068.
- Upload via Stars account, see instructions here (This option only available until 3/30 at 5pm CST)
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Do not send us links to download the document, we will not open them.