Get $1,000 for school from


Simply fill out the survey and accompanying essay question and you could win the $1,000 scholarship.


Just complete the survey below and submit your answers.

The survey includes a short essay question:

Do you prefer traditional classrooms or online courses and why?

This question, along with the rest of the survey, must be answered in its entirety in one session. Be sure you have all the research materials needed to answer the essay question BEFORE you begin.

Your essay should be thoughtful and thorough, but we ask you keep it under 500 words. values the power of education and encourages all eligible students to apply.

Good Luck!


  • Applicants must complete the survey and the essay question.
  • The last day to submit an entry is December 15, 2015.
  • Entries will be judged on thoughtfulness of essay answer.


  • The winner will be announced on or after January 3, 2016.
  • The winner will first be contacted by email, then announced on the website.
  • The winner's check will be mailed out after January 3, 2016, directly to the college or university he/she designates.

For all other rules and regulations see the terms and conditions


Applicant Eligibility

To apply for the scholarship, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States and applicant and his/her parents/legal guardians may not be an employee of any division of

Incoming Freshmen:

If Applicant is currently in high school, then applicant must be a current student, have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Applicant must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED who will enroll for Fall 2015 as a freshman at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.

Current Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors:

If Applicant is currently in college, then applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and be enrolled full-time in an accredited program at a two-year or four-year college, university, or online-university for Fall 2015.

Description of Funds

The selected recipient will receive a one-time $1,000 educational scholarship to be applied to qualified expenses, including graduate and undergraduate tuition, fees, books and on-campus room and board for the 2015-2016 academic year. Funds are provided by Payments issued by are made payable to the student's approved college or university and mailed after January 3, 2016 directly to the accredited college or university last designated by the student.

To Apply

To apply for the scholarship, applicant must complete the survey and essay question above as provided by

Limit of one entry per household.



Winner Selection and Announcements

The winner will be selected by a team of judges after the deadline of Monday, December 15, 2015. Applicants are judged on the thoughtfulness and insight in the essay question of the survey. The winner will be announced on or after January 3, 2016. will contact the winner directly via email. Once has confirmed that the winner meets the eligibility criteria, will list the winner on its webpage.

If the initial winner does not meet any of the eligibility criteria, reserves the right to pick a new winner at its sole discretion.

Condition of Award

If the applicant or the applicant's parent/legal guardian is employed by at the time of award, the student is no longer eligible and will forfeit the scholarship. If other funds pay in full the tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board for the student's 2015-2016 academic year, the student is no longer eligible to receive this scholarship and will forfeit the scholarship.

College/University Approval

The institution must be accredited and listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants attending military academies are ineligible for this scholarship. All school transfers are subject to accreditation approval.

Responsibilities of Recipients

The recipient must be actively enrolled full-time as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior for the Spring 2016 semester and for the entire academic year without interruption, barring illness, emergency or military service. It is the recipient's responsibility to verify receipt of funds with their designated institution and notify should the award check not arrive on or about 30 days from the issue date. reserves the right to alter or discontinue this program at any time without notice. All essay submissions and photographs become the property of and may be reposted or displayed online, in whole or part, without notification.