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Student Loan Hero $5K Scholarship


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 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?


Fall 2018

  • Opens: March 12
  • Deadline: May 11
  • Winner Announced: June 8

Spring 2019

  • Opens: August 13
  • Deadline: October 15
  • Winner Announced: November 16


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


  • 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 Spring 2018 prizes begins March 12, 2018 and ends May 11, 2018. For Fall 2018 prizes, August 13, 2018 – October 15, 2018.
  • This contest is sponsored by Student Loan Hero, Inc.
  • The Student Loan Hero Scholarship contest is subject to the complete Official Rules available here:


The application window for Fall 2018 is now closed. Please revisit us in August for Spring 2019 submissions.