Winning a scholarship brings so much joy with it is a once in a lifetime opportunity that students with needy backgrounds look forward to. So if you get that confirmation letter/mail, you have every reason to celebrate. It should be the beginning of good things coming your way and if the opportunity is well maximize, you could end up gaining an extension to your Masters.
Let your grades speak for you
Always keep in mind that the reason you were selected for that scholarship in the first place was because of your high grades and admirable performance. Someone somewhere gave you a chance to proof yourself. Therefore it’s only fair if you did just that. Work hard and outperform. Shine and create for yourself a place among the elite in that University.
Take part in extra curriculum activities. Join a talent team of your choice and shine. You can also find your way into student leadership. There you can be the voice for the under privileged. Let others see that where you came from does not define you. Get noticed by the university top leadership. If you impress them chances are they will surely talk about you and see how they could help you further. You have to earn it.
Be informed always
Keep your ears on the ground. Get to know which Masters courses your University sponsors. Also know of related Universities with scholarship opportunities for Master plans. Inquire on the processes of application and start applying as earlier as your 3rd year. Consult your favorite lecturers on this. They are usually well informed and could help you draft a winning application. Be disciplined, work hard, network and see yourself sailing higher.