Scholarships and Contests for K-12 Students
EVERFI and our network of K-12 Sponsors offer students more than $100,000 in college savings scholarships annually.
See scholarships and contests available to students and teachers, along with eligibility requirements for each:
One Main 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.
Fall semester entries must be submitted by January 13, 2023; spring semester entries must be received by May 5, 2023.
Prize: $1,000 check for educational purposes.
Fifth Third Bank
Fifth Third is awarding twenty-nine students across the country with a $2,500 529 College Savings Card. To qualify, students will need to have completed just one lesson from either Finance Academy course (Financial Literacy or Venture) by May 14, 2023.
Prize: $2,500 529 College Savings Card.
Intuit TurboTax Student Scholarships
$200,000 to be awarded to students who have completed the Taxes Simulation of EVERFI: Financial Literacy this year through Intuit TurboTax Student Scholarship Contests. The Prosperity Hub School District Scholarship Contest and Leading Con Educación Scholarship Contest will each award 40 student prizes.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2023
Prize: $2,500 529 College Savings Card
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.
Fall semester entries must be submitted by December 15, 2022; spring semester entries must be received by May 15, 2023.
Prize: $2,000 - $3,000 in educational funding
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. The contest will be open throughout the 2022-2023 academic year and available in English and Spanish.
Fall semester entries must be submitted by January 15, 2023; spring semester entries must be received by May 14, 2023.
Prize: $2,000 - $5,000 529 college savings gift card
Empowered Seal - U.S. & Canadian Student
The Empowered Seal Scholarship is open to all K-12 students in the US and Canada that learn in school districts which earned the 2022 EVERFI Empowered Seal. Five scholarships ranging in value from $500 to $1,000 will be awarded this spring to students that submit the entry form and complete at least 3 EVERFI lessons in one or more courses during the 2022-2023 school year.
Deadline to enter is May 5, 2023. Winners will be notified soon thereafter.
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.