The scholarship contest is now open! Submissions are due by Jan. 18, 2019. Winners will be announced on the EVERFI blog on Feb. 1, 2019.
How It Works and Eligibility
The EVERFI Student Scholarship Competition is open to any U.S. student in grades K-12 who has completed and earned certification during the 2018-2019 school year in one of EVERFI’s K-12 courses.
Students who have completed multiple courses this year may submit an entry for each course in which they earned certification.
Entries must be received by January 18, 2019 at 5:00pm EST.
Selection of Winners
A committee of judges from EVERFI will select the final winners by February 1, 2019. Entries will be judged based on the content of message, the quality of the writing, and originality. Five winners will be selected, and their entries will be featured on the EVERFI Blog on February 1, 2019.
Winners will each receive a $1,000 529 College Savings Scholarship.
Terms and Conditions
Winners will receive a $1000 529 College Savings gift card. Students are able to use the gift card for any 529 College Savings Plan of their choice. For more information about the gift cards, visit Leaf College Savings.
Please note that the gift cards awarded will be in United States dollars, regardless of where the student resides. Winners will be emailed an authorization form that a parent or guardian must complete and return within two weeks in order to receive the gift card. By accepting the 529 College Savings gift card, teachers and students acknowledge that they are complying with their individual district policy on rewards and/or incentives. EVERFI shall have the right, title and interest to use, market and otherwise own the content of the submitted blog.
In order to deposit funds into a 529 Plan, students must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien with a valid social security number or other taxpayer identification number. Click here for more information about 529 Plans.
This promotion is sponsored solely by EVERFI, Inc., located at 3299 K Street N.W., 4th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20007.
Answer one of the following questions in the form below in 500 words or less.
- What are the three most important topics or skills you learned from this EVERFI course? Explain how these things help you now and will help you in the future.
- What are your goals and dreams for the future? (college, career, etc.) Explain how what you learned in this EVERFI course will help you reach those goals.
- How did this EVERFI course help connect what you’re learning in the classroom to the real world? Please provide specific examples.
Please contact Brittany Simmons, Director of K-12 Communications – firstname.lastname@example.org