UsBundles.com - College Isn't Cheap Scholarship (ID 1384)
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- College textbooks are expensive, but the Internet is changing the way textbooks are acquired. Online and digital textbooks are often cheaper or even free, but are they better than printed textbooks? We're offering a $1000 scholarship to the college student who writes the best essay on the following topic: Make a case for or against online/digital textbooks.
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- Additional Questions:
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions about USBUNDLES Scholarship Programs.
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- Applicant Eligibility:
Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States and may not be an associate (employee) of any division of USBUNDLES.
Incoming freshman: Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Applicant must also be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2012 and August 1, 2013, who will enroll for Fall 2013 as a freshman at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.
Current freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors: Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university between August 1, 2013 and July 31, 2014.
How to enter:
Write a 250-300 word article about whether you think traditional or online/digital textbooks are better and why.
Post your article on your blog or website. If you don't have a blog, you can create one at Tumblr.com (Facebook and other social sites don't count).
Submit your name, email, and the URL to your essay in the fields below by Sunday, July 14, 2013. Make sure to click submit.
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- Helpful Guidelines
Want to increase your chances of winning $1000 for school? Follow these guidelines:
250-300 words is less than you think — choose your words wisely.
Use your imagination! Don't be afraid to try something different.
Examples will make you look more credible and offer context for your readers.
•Link to your sources
If you are using sources, make sure to link to them in-text or at the bottom of your essay.
•Submit before the deadline (Jul. 14)
We won't accept late entries, so be on time.