Scholarship Newsletter - Issue 90 | Frank

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Money Metals Exchange Scholarship

Money Metals Exchange has teamed up with Sounds Money Defense League to help outstanding students pay for the ever-rising costs of college-related expenses. The national metals dealer is famously known for recently ranking in the “Best of the USA”. 

Application Requirements:

  • To apply, you must complete the online application form and submit the following attachments:
    • Most recent resume 
    • Proof of enrollment 
    • Essay (1,000 words max.): Your essay must answer ONE of the following questions:
      • How has the Federal Reserve System helped or hurt the American economy?
      • Most economists, even those who support private property and free markets, think that money (or monetary services, or money and banking, etc.) is a special good that must be produced and controlled by the government. Do you agree or disagree, and why?
      • How do you think the free market would handle money, if there were no government intervention of any kind?
      • How could America best return to a gold or bi-metallic (gold and silver) standard?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be: 
    • A high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student 
    • A U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident 

Deadline: September 30th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $2,000

Strong Roots Scholarship and Essay Contest

This scholarship was named after Nicholas Braswell, who devoted his career to defending and serving the public interest. Through this scholarship, Nicholas aims to sponsor educational opportunities for students who are dedicated to building strong communities. 

Application requirements:

  • For a chance to win, provide:
    • A recent resume 
    • An official academic transcript 
    • A 500-word essay answering:
      • How is the meaning of the word “community” changing in today’s world, and what does that mean for people who wish to build strong, healthy communities?

Eligibility Requirements:

  • To qualify for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
    • Be a high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student at the time of application
    • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
    • Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher
    • Possess an interest in community building

Deadline: August 31st, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $500

Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky Essay Contest

Zavodnick, Zavodnick & Lasky, LLC takes great pride in helping members of the greater Philadelphia area for over 30 years. The law firm primary represents people who have been victims of work or car related accidents. They recognize how essential an education is and wants to help students in getting the opportunity to pursue a higher education.

Application requirements:

  • Submit an essay (1,000 words max.) that addresses this prompt:
    • Tell us how a work injury, car accident, personal injury or other disability or disabling event has impacted your life, and discuss the challenges you have faced in dealing with the injury or event. Millions of people in our country are affected by injuries and illnesses accompanying accidents even though they are not personally involved in the accidents themselves. Perhaps you have comforted a parent, sibling, girlfriend, boyfriend, friend or other relative following a particularly devastating injury? Maybe you have volunteered your time with an organization catering to the needs of those injured at work or otherwise injured. Tell us all about it!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university in the upcoming fall semester 

Deadline: May 30th, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000

PlumbersStock Scholarship Contest

The PlumbersStock Scholarship Contest was established in an effort to help students achieve their dreams. Every year the cost of college continues to increase and many students can’t keep up with the ever-changing expenses. Through this scholarship, those students have a chance to use these funds for their own education. 

Application Requirements:

  • To participate – Create/submit a 10 minutes that is a “how to” guide for home improvement novices demonstrating his/her skill in plumbing, HVAC, or irrigation

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be:
    • A high school senior or currently enrolled college/trade school student
    • Studying to become a plumber, HVAC technician, or sprinkler & irrigation specialist (or in a related field, such as construction management)

Deadline: March 31st, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $2,000

Unigo College Review Scholarship

Unigo wants to help students transition from high school to college as smooth as possible. The large digital platform understands and values the importance of getting a college education. This scholarship hopes to encourage current college students to share their experience so that other students can make better decisions about college. 

Application Requirements:

  • Rate and review the school you’re attending in about 250 words 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must:
    • Be a legal U.S. resident 
    • Reside in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia 

Deadline: March 31st, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000

LeverEdge Scholarship

Student loans can quickly add up and before you know it, the dreaded tuition bill arrives. LeverEdge is well known for its ability to negotiate student loans. This scholarship opportunity is just another way to assist students in their college journey.

Application Requirements:

  • Just complete the online application form to apply

Eligibility Requirements:

  • N/A

Deadline: March 31st, 2020 | Scholarship Value: $1,000

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