How to Write the Perfect Personal Statement
The existence of societies is hinged on their ability to find working solutions to their problems including but not limited to enhancement of law and order as well as security for their citizens. The main motivating factor behind my applying for a political science and international relations degree scholarship is based on the interest I have developed over time in understanding the various ways societies govern themselves. This includes but is not in any way limited to how these societies make decisions that are largely seen to be collective as well as how the interaction between these societies with other societies in the international system takes place.
Apart from my main motivating factor, there are other major reasons why I would be glad to be considered for a political science and international relations degree scholarship. To begin with, I have always wanted to leave an imprint in whatever it is that I shall undertake in the course of my life. Though I have accomplished most of what I had set out to accomplish at a relatively young age, I am currently 26 years old, I feel that I need to do much more if only I am to leave a lasting impact not only in my home country but on the global landscape as well.
Currently, I am a holder of a BA degree with a diploma in English psychology (Honors) as well as an MA in Linguistics where I had excellent marks. I have over time held a number of positions and before my current teaching position at the Academy of Public Administration I worked in the NGO sector where I developed a high level of interactive skills as well as respect for diversity. I have also worked as an interpreter in my home country, a position that enabled me to interact with people from diverse backgrounds. To tell you a little bit about my self, I am a self motivated and open hearted individual ready to take challenges for the betterment of not only my life but that of others as well. To achieve what I have achieved at this age, I have had to embrace humility, develop a go getter attitude as well as identify problems and refer them appropriately.
Based on the feedback I get from my friends, I am outgoing and easy to work with. This is a skill I am ready to fully exploit so as to actualize my dream of making the world a better place. I believe that if only each society played an active role towards making the world better than it is currently, is idea would not seem far fetched. But with that I mind, the resolve to transform the world must begin at the individual level. This is the reason why I have the resolve to complete the political science and international relations degree so that I can go back to my home country and play a role in not only the enhancement of order at the societal level but on the global level as well. I believe that a scholarship as far as a political science and international relations degree is concerned shall not only be a plus for my self but also for my fellow citizens back at home.
In that regard, I am certain that a sneak preview of my career plan is not only relevant but also timely. On completion of my political science and international relations degree, plan to pursue a postgraduate in the same as soon as it shall be appropriate. If a chance avails itself, I would be glad to teach the international relations department, a position that may be instrumental as far as the acquisition of more knowledge as well as my contribution to the existing body of knowledge of the discipline through research is concerned. I also plan to move back to my home country where I shall be only too happy to take an active role n the development of the same.
Currently, my home country is relatively young and developing at a very fast pace. It also has quite a successful foreign policy and I believe it’s only a matter of time before it gets full recognition as a leading economic powerhouse around the globe. I want to be pat o the team that shall take it to the next level and in my opinion, a political science and international relations degree scholarship would go a long way towards enhancing my full potential as far as this noble undertaking is concerned.
Over time, I have undertaken a number of leadership positions both at a social as well as professional level. It is the expertise that I have gained during this time that motivates me to seek a political science and international relations degree scholarship for I am confident that my leadership skills coupled with the political science and international relations degree complement each other as far as the execution of my present and future mandate is concerned.
To give a brief overview of my leadership potential, I have undertaken a number of professional assignments where I have acted as a team leader. This includes a recent research undertaking where I lead a group of professionals to chart the effects of instability in the so called ‘failed states’ on world security. Here, I was able to enhance my skills as far as group coordination and management is concerned. I have also in the past taken a team manager role at a local football club.
Here, I was in charge of all the undertakings of the team as well planning. Within a relatively short period of time (six months to be precise), I was able to transform the team management and for the first time; the team was able to independently coordinate its calendar as well as operate on a surplus budget. All the positions I have served in have enabled me to be more hardworking as well as appreciative of other people’s views for individuals approach issues from a different point of view.
I believe that my personality, the skills I have accumulated over time coupled with a political science and international relations degree shall go a long way towards the enhancement of not only my life but those of others as well. I look forward to a positive reply from you and am confident that you shall find my application for a political science and international relations degree scholarship appropriate. Thanks for your time and consideration.
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