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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 words or less) 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: May 28, 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

Submissions for the Fall 2019 semester are no longer being accepted. Please check back on August 5, 2019 for the Spring 2020 application form. 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
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