New book ‘The Scholar’s Key’ Motivates Readers to Apply for Scholarships

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D. Colquitt teaches young adults how to make their dreams come true by striving hard.

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The Scholar’s Key” (published by Xlibris) is a book aimed at young adults, but is not limited to anyone who has endured the human experiences. It offers a series of personal stories, study tips, poems and words of encouragement. Author Donovan Colquitt’s goal is to motivate young adults to apply for scholarships and strive towards making their dreams come true.

This is a teen-to-teen advice book aimed at motivating students to apply for scholarships. It was written shortly after the height of Colquitt’s senior year of high school when he received several award letters from national scholarships. In this book, Colquitt shares how molding one’s future begins with self-reflection, and motivates them to act on their goals. This book includes a variety of elements such as poetry, personal stories, college advice for freshmen and several stories from other fellow scholarship recipients. On the road to achieving one’s dreams, “The Scholar’s Key” encourages readers to be the first person to tell their selves to stand up to the challenge, focus on what they are dream of doing and have fun on throughout their pursuit of happiness.

“I want readers to know that any aspiration they have can be made achievable with a mindset of determination,” author Colquitt points out. “My poems range from talking about self-confidence and personal struggles to love. I think the book is versatile enough that anyone could pick it up and relate to my experiences and stories.”

“The Scholar’s Key” guides readers on how to tell their selves to be the best at one goal and have fun while they achieve it. This mindset will lead them to learn to apply themselves throughout everything they do in life to the point where anything is achievable as long as they believe in their self.

“The Scholar’s Key”
By D. Colquitt
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 106 pages | ISBN 9781503530799
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 106 pages | ISBN 9781503530805
E-Book | 106 pages | ISBN 9781503530812
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Donovan Colquitt graduated from high school in the top one percent of his class with a GPA above a 4.0. Throughout his high school journey, he was a leader within several different organizations, including the National Honor Society, Student Congress and the Scholars Plus Program. Colquitt is a recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholarship, the Buick Achiever Scholarship, the KFC Colonel’s Scholar Scholarship, among other scholarships. The amount earned in scholarships totaled to over $250,000 and has completely paid for his education at the University of Michigan as he studies mechanical engineering.

Xlibris Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC imprint, is a self-publishing services provider created in 1997 by authors, for authors. By focusing on the needs of creative writers and artists and adopting the latest print-on-demand publishing technology and strategies, we provide expert publishing services with direct and personal access to quality publication in hardcover, trade paperback, custom leather-bound and full-color formats. To date, Xlibris has helped to publish more than 60,000 titles. For more information, visit or call 1-888-795-4274 to receive a free publishing guide. Follow us @XlibrisPub on Twitter for the latest news.

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