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|Contest / Scholarship||CardRates.com Financial Futures Scholarship|
|Description:||CardRates.com is proud to offer the Financial Futures Scholarship to future and current college students majoring in Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Management, and others preparing for a career in the personal finance industry.
Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay.
|Sponsor's Goals:||Our mission: to inform and educate our visitors about the world of credit cards, encouraging better credit decisions and a brighter financial future for all.|
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|Total # of Prizes:||1|
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|Other Requirements:||To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements
Minimum GPA of 3.5
Majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and others related to the personal finance industry
Must be a U.S. resident
Must send in an official transcript
Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)
Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college)
Complete an essay for submission (see essay guidelines below
To qualify for the scholarship, please follow the essay guidelines below
Essay Topic: In 10 years, how do you see yourself impacting the finance industry?
The essay title must be: “How I Will Impact The Finance Industry”.
The essay should be 500-900 words.
Any resources should be carefully noted and cited appropriately using the MLA format.
Any plagiarism or fabrication will disqualify the applicant from award disbursement.
Essay should be 12-point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, 1-inch margins.
To apply, please mail your official transcript and original essay to the following address
Attn: Financial Futures Scholarship
15 SE 1st Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601
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