|What to Expect From The Application Process|
The application process generally lasts several weeks and can spread over a few months.
Awards are highly competitive, so first drafts of personal statements and resumes will seldom be the final drafts. ONCA will suggest revisions, so candidates must be open to feedback and willing to follow through on necessary changes.
While applying for an award isn't easy, candidates find the process worthwhile whether they win or not. Intrinsic benefits of the process itself include: