$1500 Student Scholarship $1500 Student Scholarship

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At the end of the year 2016, we took a decision that we will spend a particular portion of our income for the welfare of students. Only because of this reason, this $1500 Annual Student Scholarship Program has been started since January 1st, 2017. After executing the first program with remarkable success, now we have started 6th term scholarships contest on our blog. This is an ongoing Scholarship Program and we hope that as long as we will be continuing this blog, we will keep on leading this scholarship program.

Number of Winners and Amount of Prizes

The best essay writer will be the winner. There will be two winners. The first winner will receive a cash prize of $1000 and the second winner will receive a cash prize of $500.

Winners of 1st Term Scholarship Contest 2017 (Bi-annual)

  1. Albert Clarke (University of California, San Francisco)
  2. Timothy G. Wooten (University of Texas–Austin)

A total of 39 essays were submitted by 21 people and the winning possibility for a single article was 10.13% and for double articles 20.26%.

Winners of 2nd Term Scholarship Contest 2017 (Bi-annual)

  1. Lisa C. Murrell (California State University, Los Angeles)
  2. Charles A. Johnson (Franklin University, Columbus, Ohio)

A total of 52 essays submitted by 30 people and the winning possibility for a single article is 5.5% and for double articles is 11%.

Winners of 3rd Term Scholarship Contest 2018 (Bi-annual)

  1. Mayra O. Reynolds (Amberton University, Garland, Texas)
  2. Rod W. Bryson (Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado)

A total of 45 essays submitted by 31 people. The probability of winning for the single article is 12% and for the double article is 24%.

Winners of 4th Term Scholarship Contest 2018 (Bi-annual)

1. Angelo D. Young (Bowie State University, Maryland)
2. Ella Anderson (Texas State University, Texas )

A total of 48 essays submitted by 38 people.

Winners of 5th Term Scholarship Contest 2019 (Annual)

  1. Donna L. Thomas (California State University, East Bay)
  2. Gail Brown (Arlington Baptist College – Arlington, Texas)

A total of 65 essays submitted by 42 people.

6th Term Scholarship Contest 2020 (Annual)

Running (Send your request, we will send you “The Essay Topic” )

  • Contest Starts on 1 June 2019 and Ends on 31 May 2020
  • Winner will be announced on 20 June 2020, winner prize will be sent on 30th June 2020

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements

To apply for this scholarship you must be a student of high school, college, or university. There is no restriction on age, subject, grade, and country.

How to Take Part or Submission Guidelines

For taking part in this scholarship, you have to write an essay based on the knife. Your essay has to be between 1500 to 2000 words.

1. One candidate can write a maximum of 2 essays.
2. Your essay must be 100% unique and plagiarized free. If we find 1% of it is plagiarized, you will be rejected. (Use this free tool for checking your essay uniqueness Plagiarism-Checker )
3. Do not include any type of reference link in the article.

The Essay Topic

We will fix your essay topic. Also, we will provide you with the essay points, word limit of each point, the total number of word of the essay and the resource links. The resource links have similar types of articles that will help you to complete the essay even if you are a newbie. If each candidate provides us different types of essays that would be so difficult for us to find the best writers. This is why we will provide a specific topic, which will be the same for most of the candidates.

Contact us here for the easy topic:

Your subject must be “The Essay Topic” and mention your “Country Name” in the mail body.

How We Would Like to Receive Your Entry

After completing the essay, you must e-mail us the essay in a word file or text file attached.

Also, provide us your name, home address, phone number, photo and institute name where you are studying now or will be studying. If you do not send us all these personal information, your submission will be rejected. We respect your privacy and we will never, ever share your personal information with anyone. We will only feature you on this scholarship page as proof of this contest. People would only be able to see your name and country.

Send us your article through this email address:

Your subject must be “The Completed Essay”.

Scholarship Deadline Update, Winner Announcement, and Payout

This scholarship program is arranged once in every year. This is an ongoing Scholarship Program and we hope that as long as we will be continuing this blog, we will keep on leading this scholarship program. Officially there is no deadline for this scholarship. But some universities require a deadline for adding it on their website that is why you can fix it 05-31-2020 as an estimated deadline.

Contest Starts on 1 June and Ends on 31 May (Each Year)
(Winner will be announced on 20 June, winner prize will be sent on 30th June)

Scholarship Terms and Conditions

1. You should be aware that entry to the competition gives us the right to make use of your article for our own marketing and promotion should we find it suitable.
2. All the submitted essays will be recognized as the property of
3. The contest update and the winners of this contest will be notified via your e-mail and posted on this scholarship page.

Frequently Ask Questions

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1. Can anyone submit more than one article on more than one topic at a time?
Answer: Yes, one contestant can submit two articles on two topics at a time. In this case, we will provide you with 2 different topics. It will increase your winning possibility.

2. I have taken part in this program once; can I once again or every year takes part in this program?
Answer: Yes, you can. You can take part as many times as you want.


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