CONCORD SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY COMPETITION
We are very excited to announce our new Concord Scholarship Essay Competition!
Concord is providing a scholarship opportunity for students entering, or are currently enrolled in their first year of college or university. This scholarship has been launched to help familiarize students with common contract terms and conditions which will be signed by virtually everyone at some point throughout their careers and personal lives.
The Concord Scholarship award amount is $1,000 awarded one time in U.S. dollars yearly. Awards will be paid directly to the award recipient’s university.
SUBMISSIONS MUST FOLLOW THE EXACT CRITERIA BELOW, SUBMISSIONS IGNORING THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY DISQUALIFIED
**The essay and cover letter must be submitted as PDF’s, no exceptions.**
A Cover Letter
Contracts are extremely important in all financial related transactions—from getting employment, to getting married, or buying or renting property— though many young people are intimidated by them. Concord is seeking to promote contract literacy in young people through this scholarship.
Prompt: Write a 1,000+ word essay on the top five things young people who are transitioning to adulthood should know before they sign their first contracts.
HOW TO APPLY
All submissions must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
SUBJECT LINE: 2016 Scholarship Submission – (First & Last Name)
In the body of the email please include your Full Name, Phone Number and Name of your School.
Scholarship Deadline: August 25th, 2016
Award Date: Student will be notified via phone September 2nd, 2016
Serena Ostrowsky, M.Ed.