By UnigoWe’re excited to announce the winner of the Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship. The question was, “Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies and flesh out a plan to avoid them.” Check out the winning essay, followed by scholarship tips from our winner. Want to be a featured winner? Check Our Scholarships for a new scholarship every month. Or, get instant, personalized matching from millions of scholarships worth over $14 billion with our Scholarship Match. Winning scholarship essay To be sung to “Hamilton – My Shot” instrumentalI am not throwing away this shotI am not gonna get myself caughtHey yo, I have my pistol readyI’m here to shoot some zombies And I’m not throwing away this shot!I’ll be running ‘cross these infested hallsI can’t stop to think or blink, can’t drop the ball Walkers coming at me as I push past a broken wallI gotta squeeze through so I don’t die With no time to cry, give it your all!Water running half empty, or maybe half fullTryin’ to get back home. My newfound home? A teacher’s room!Only nineteen, but I have to act olderThese school halls act as a holder, a bolderway of livin’, supplies needing salvageRoofs with better vantage, running low on bandageI need this plan managedThe plan is mismanaged. Hark! I hear my nameIts Ms. Fran with zombies around her, she exclaims Please don’tTry to Rescue me Please just Run, go Without meI fearlessly shoot like a hero wannabeThe walkers fall, but I can still hear her screamsEventually, they’ll fall with my weaponry And it’ll end victoriously, socan we just get to the chorus, please?I am not throwing away this shotI am not gonna get myself caughtHey yo, I have my pistol ready I’m here to shoot some zombies And I’m not throwing away myNot throwing away my shot Scholarship tips from our winner How to find scholarships When I first started researching scholarships, I found it difficult to find any that I qualified for. I was unsure how to locate scholarships to begin with, which discouraged me from pushing on with my scholarship search. However, my school mentioned to me that they provide a free scholarship search engine program. This proved to be very helpful, as it located the Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship, along with Unigo’s vast resources, which are beneficial to any current or future students. How to write a winning scholarship essay Writing a winning scholarship essay can be accomplished by using the three F’s: forming, feedback, and fun! Start with forming your bare-bones response to the prompt, get feedback from AS MANY SOURCES AS POSSIBLE, repeat the two F’s as much as possible, and have fun! It’s easier to have a winning essay if you really enjoy the creative process!