WyzAnt is offering fourth annual college scholarship essay contest. Each scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s college or university. Based on the results of the second round judging process, first place will receive a $10,000 college scholarship, second place will receive a $3,000 college scholarship and third place will receive a $2,000 scholarship. Total prize money is $15,000. Application deadline is May 1, 2014.
Study Subject (s): Scholarship amount will be used for college education. Each scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s college or university.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for mostly high school sophomores for undergraduate level.
Scholarship Provider: WyzAnt College
Scholarship can be taken at: US
Eligibility: The eligibility criteria is for anyone who plans to be enrolled in a college or university sometime between August 1, 2014 and November 1, 2016 is encouraged to apply. This includes most high school sophomores through college juniors.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Students of US can apply for these scholarships.
Scholarship Description: WyzAnt is the leading tutoring marketplace on the web with 74,000+ tutors offering private lessons in hundreds of subjects like math, science, test prep, foreign languages, music, computers and much more. WyzAnt Tutoring’s annual scholarship contest is open for its fourth year. Multiple prizes are up for grabs, with a first place scholarship worth $10,000 WyzAnt promotes quality education with our tutoring services, but we don’t stop there. We want to see students make it through college too, and we’re proud to offer scholarships to help make that happen.
Number of award(s): Three Scholarships will be offered.
Duration of award(s): Scholarship amount is a onetime payment. Each scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s college or university.
What does it cover? Total offer is of $15,000.
Selection criteria: The scholarships will be awarded on the evaluation of applications will take place in two rounds. First, prior to May 1, 2014, all visitors to WyzAnt’s website will be able to vote on previously submitted essays. Only one vote per essay, per site user is allowed. At the conclusion of this period, the ten essays with the highest total number of votes will be selected for a final round. In addition, ten essays will be selected by WyzAnt staff for the final round. WyzAnt’s decisions are at its sole discretion. Prior to June 5, 2014, a second round of evaluation will take place during which current tutors on WyzAnt will be allowed to vote on the twenty finalists. At the conclusion of this period, the three Applicants whose essays have secured the highest total votes will be awarded scholarships of $10,000, $3,000 and $2,000 respectively. Each scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s college or university.
Notification: Winners will be announced June 11, 2014.
For more details about WyzAnt College Scholarship Essay Contest 2014
How to Apply: The mode of applying is online
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is May 1, 2014.