There is another scholarship contest in a form of essay writing that will give away $5000 scholarship money for the lucky winner. This contest is known as Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2009 wherein students will submit a maximum of 250 word essay about “What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn’t matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?”
The essay will be submitted online along with the student’s name and contact information, background details and academic details. Students can join as long as they are at least 13 years of age at the time of application, legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and of course, currently enrolled or are planning to enroll no later than the fall of 2014 in any accredited post-secondary institution of higher education.
The Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2009 will accept entry until October 31, 2009. Winner will be published by December 15, 2009. The scholarship winner should then submit his or her proof of enrollment to any accredited post-secondary institution of higher education so that the $5000 check payable to the university or college will be released.
For the complete rules and regulations of the Education Matters $5K Scholarship 2009, please read here.