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student loan hero scholarship

Student Loan Hero $5K Scholarship

About

Student Loan Hero, an unbiased solution to organize, manage, and repay your student loans, is thrilled to award two (2) $5,000 main prize and four (4) $2,000 runner-up scholarships each semester to help alleviate educational costs.

Who Qualifies / Criteria

All applicants must be actively enrolled (at least part-time) in a college/university

How to Apply / Guidelines

To enter, please submit a short essay (500-700 words) answering the following:

  1. What financial challenges have you overcome growing up? How have they shaped your goals and career aspirations?

Dates

Fall 2019

  • Opens: February 11, 2019
  • Deadline: April 12, 2019
  • Winners Announced: June 12, 2019

Spring 2020

  • Opens: August 5, 2019
  • Deadline: October 6, 2019
  • Winners Announced: November 29, 2019

Notification

Final winners will be selected by our team and contacted via the email address provided.

Legal

  • No purchase necessary to enter or win.
  • Void where prohibited.
  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older, legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and enrolled at an eligible educational institution.
  • The Student Loan Hero $5K Scholarship contest entry period for ​Fall 2019 prizes begins February 11, 2019 ​and ends​ April 12, 2019​. For ​Spring 2020 prizes, ​August 5, 2019 – ​October​ ​6​, 2019.
  • This contest is sponsored by Student Loan Hero, a LendingTree company.
  • The Student Loan Hero Scholarship contest is subject to the complete Official Rules available here: https://studentloanhero.com/scholarships/rules/

Application

If you have any questions regarding the Student Loan Hero scholarship program, please reach out to: Scholarships@StudentLoanHero.com

Previous Winners

  • Meet the Winners of the Student Loan Hero Spring 2019 Scholarship
  • Student Loan Hero Fall 2018 Scholarship Winner: Rachel Goldstein
  • Student Loan Hero Fall 2018 Scholarship Winner: Lissette Lomeli
  • Student Loan Hero Fall 2018 Scholarship Winner: Renita Newton
  • Student Loan Hero Fall 2018 Scholarship Winner: LaTashia Reed
  • Student Loan Hero Fall 2018 Scholarship Winner: Anastasiia Caviston
  • Student Loan Hero Fall 2018 Scholarship Winner: Samiira Husein
  • Meet the 6 Amazing Winners of Our Spring 2018 Student Loan Hero Scholarship
  • You're on your way...

    We'll take you to Lendingtree.com where you'll be able to fill out one form to get multiple personal loan offers, based on your creditworthiness.