Scholarships and Contests for K-12 Students
EVERFI and our network of strategic partners offered students nearly $300K in college savings scholarships last school year.
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See scholarships and contests available to students and teachers, along with eligibility requirements for each:
Know the truth Art Challenge
The Vaping: Know the truth Art Challenge is open to any U.S. student between 13-19 years old. To enter, students submit a piece of original artwork that either illustrates healthy coping mechanisms that might help someone quit vaping or how they would encourage a friend who vapes to find a new positive coping mechanism that is not vaping.
Application Deadline: April 17, 2024
Prize: $1,125 - $5,500 for educational purposes
OneMain Financial Credit Worthy Scholarship
The Credit Worthy Scholarship Contest presented by OneMain Financial is open to any U.S. high school student (grades 9-12) who has completed Build - Credit Fundamentals, or a minimum of three modules of the Keys to Your Future, EVERFI: Financial Literacy and/or Venture courses within OneMain Financial’s footprint.
Application Deadline: Fall semester entries must be submitted by January 15, 2024; spring semester entries must be received by May 6, 2024.
Prize: $1,000 check for educational purposes.
Truist Financial Foundations
The Truist Financial Foundations Scholarship Contest is open to any high school student who has completed at least three of the EVERFI - Financial Literacy digital lessons.
Application Deadline: Fall semester entries must be submitted by January 7, 2024; spring semester entries must be received by May 6, 2024.
Prize: $2,000 - $3,000 in educational funding
Accounting Careers: Limitless Opportunities Scholarship Contest
Accounting+ will be awarding eleven students nationally $5,000 in educational funding. The Accounting Careers: Limitless Opportunities Scholarship is open to U.S. high school students between 13-19 years old who have completed at least one Accounting Careers: Limitless Opportunities course module. Students must submit a 300-500 essay for a chance to win.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2024
Prize: $5,000 check for educational purposes.
The MassMutual Foundation's
The FutureSmart Scholarship Contest is open to any U.S. student in grades 6-8 who has completed at least three of the FutureSmart digital lessons or three of the SmartEconomics digital lessons. The contest will be open throughout the 2023-2024 academic year and available in English and Spanish.
Application Deadline: Fall semester entries must be submitted by January 15, 2024; spring semester entries must be received by June 10, 2024.
Prize: $2,000 - $5,000 529 College Savings Gift Card
The Distinguished Scholar Award is open to any Principal Foundation student in grades 9-12 who has completed at least one of the Data Science Foundations or Data Science Exploration: Financial Wellness digital lessons. The contest will be open throughout the 2023-2024 academic year.
Application Deadline: Entries must be submitted by April 30, 2024.
Prize: $5,000 in Educational Funding
Subject Matter Experts
Dr. Larry Rosen, Ignition
Dr. Larry Rosen is Professor Emeritus and past chair of the psychology department at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is a research psychologist with specialties in multitasking, social networking, and educational psychology, and is recognized as an international expert in the "Psychology of Technology."
Dr. Rosen consulted with EVERFI to develop our relaunched digital citizenship curriculum, Ignition: Digital Wellness and Safety.
93% of teachers would recommend Ignition's digital literacy program to their colleagues.
Dr. Clayborne Carson, 306
Dr. Clayborne Carson is the Professor of History and Director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford University.
Dr. Carson supported content development in EVERFI's 306 - African-American History program. 306's curriculum informs and inspires today's students by exploring history's most important stories of African-American women and men overcoming obstacles through grit, strength, creativity, and intellect.