Apply for the CuraDebt Scholarship
For 2017, CuraDebt is creating a new scholarship for students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) majors.
About the scholarship
CuraDebt will award 1 scholarships of $500 to an outstanding college student pursuing studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields.
What’s behind this scholarship?
The NEA says “If the United States is to hold a competitive edge in a rapidly changing global workforce, bolstering the nation’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce is essential.”
CuraDebt supports this effort and wants to encourage students to pursue careers in these fields to bolster our future economic prosperity.
- The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in the United States.
- Graduate and undergraduate students can apply
- Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship.
- Applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree which can be in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
How to Apply
Provide a unique solution to the following issue:
Come up with a unique way to solve the budget deficit through education and empowering our youth.
You can be creative and create a YouTube video, write an essay or create an infographic for your solution.
Include a cover letter. Be sure to include your name, your college, college year, graduating year and intended major. In your cover letter, explain how you plan to use the scholarship and why we should select your application. For video submissions, include a link to your video in your cover letter.
To apply, submit your scholarship application to Scholarships@curadebt.com. To be considered for the 2017 awards, entries must be received no later than Jan 31, 2017.
After submitting your application, there will be an automated confirmation message acknowledging receipt of your email. The winner will be contacted directly via email or by phone provided on the scholarship application. The winners will be notified on Monday, March 1, 2018.