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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: December 2, 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, 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

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