For me education isn't just a requirement for the career I will pursue. Education is a passion. I simply love to learn and if I could spend the rest of my life in classroom pursuing some new form of knowledge, I promise you, I would. ---talk is cheap. I don't think this part helps.
The way to answer a question about why you should get a scholarship is to explain your detailed action plan for achieving your specific goals. A person with a plan deserves respect and opportunity.
This would be a good first sentence of the essay, because it is interesting:Obviously
I can't spend my life in a classroom, but I can still work in a research facility and search for those missing links
and learning about things
that haven't even been discovered yet.