Our Scholarship Essay Competition

$2500 Essay Scholarship for College Students

Do you need money for college? How about for books? We understand these expenses can add up quickly and want to help. Online Schools Offering Laptops is providing an essay scholarship competition to eligible students in need.

Why $2500?

The scholarship award is a one time disbursement of $2500 to the chosen student. Why $2500? Although most scholarships of this nature are in the $500 – $1000 dollar range, our goal is to offer more to students who genuinely need the assistance. While an award of $500 can definitely help, we understand that these amounts can barely dent a paltry book budget, let alone class expenses, materials, transportation, and general living expenses.

What Can I Use the Money For?

There are no strings, loopholes, or quirky requirements attached to this scholarship. Every student has different needs at different times – therefore you may use the $2500 for any college related expenses that arise: books, tuition, class supplies, living expenses, food, or transportation.

How to Apply

We’ve streamlined our application process by offering a simple submission form that you can find here. Fill out your contact info, submit your essay, and your submission will be sent to our team in real time.

Carefully read the rules and guidelines below, and then use this form to be taken to the submission form.

Note: Although we get a lot of applicants, we promise to review every single application that comes through.

Essay Requirements

In order to be considered for the $2500 scholarship, all applicants must submit a minimum 350 word essay on the following topic / question: Although technology in the classroom is becoming more prevalent, some would consider it a double edged sword. Do you support iPads / Smartphones / Laptops in classrooms of all ages & sizes? Please explain your position.

Written essay rules:

  1. Essay must be written in English.
  2. Essay must be a minimum of 350 words, and a maximum of 600 words. Longer essays do not provide any advantage.
  3. Proper grammar and correct use of punctuation required. Essays with moderate to severe grammar issues will be disqualified.

Eligibility Requirements

All submissions and applicants will need to fit the following criteria before being considered for funds disbursement:

  • All applicants must be currently enrolled in college OR in their last year of high school.
  • All applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older.
  • All applicants must be a legal resident or citizen of the U.S.
  • Any incomplete application will be disqualified.

Application Deadline

For this round, the application deadline is on the following date: December 31st, 2016.

Any applications submitted after midnight on December 31st, 2016 will not be considered for this scholarship round and may be auto-submitted to the following round.

Scholarship Application Submission Form

Click here to fill out the application and submit your essay.

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