Are you looking to enroll with a traditional or online college degree, but you fear you won’t have the necessary funds to pay for your offline or online degree of choice? Then you should start entertaining the possibility of applying for a scholarship. While offline or online universities might run out of bursary funds quite quickly, you should know there’s always the possibility of applying for a bursary with third-party institutions.
Many companies accept scholarship applications from students who are in financial need, so if you are interested in applying for a college degree online or offline you should take into consideration this option, as well. In what follows we’ll share some of the best company-sponsored scholarships you can take advantage right now:
Course Hero Monthly Scholarship
Course Hero awards up to $5,000 annually to students who are currently enrolled in an offline or online college degree at the time of the application. Awards will be evaluated on different criteria including sincerity, creativity, thoughtfulness and factual credibility.
To be considered for this award, interested parties must be registered with a free account at CourseHero.com. Students of a college degree online or offline need to write a 500-word essay based on the writing prompt that will be posted on the website.
Scholarship applications are accepted until the December 31, 2016 so if you want to apply you best hurry up, because you have only a few days available to do so.
Flight Network Scholarship
Students who are currently studying for a traditional or online degree with an accredited university can be eligible to apply for the Flight Network scholarship.
The foundation awards $1,000 annually to a US or Canadian resident who can demonstrate a point average of 3.0 or higher. For those who don’t know Flight Network is the largest Canadian-owned online travel agency in the country.
The bursary is awarded based on academic records and the quality of essay depicting the applicant’s love for travel. Winners are to be announced on January 31, with the last scholarship applications to be accepted on December 31, 2016.
“Better than a Loan” Scholarship
Students of college degree online or offline programs can also apply for the “Better than a Loan” scholarship. Lendza.com awards a $2,000 award annually for US citizens or legal permanent residents.
To be considered, applicants need to have a Twitter account and need to tweet a response to the official scholarship prompt with the hashtag #BetterThanLoan. Submissions are going to be judged based on creativity (40%), overall quality (40%), grammatical accurateness (20%).
So if you too are studying with an offline or online college degree with an accredited university, don’t hesitate to take a chance. Posting a tweet is pretty easy, especially since Twitter doesn’t allow for submissions longer than 140 characters.
However, you’ll also need to send in a 500-700-word essay which elaborates on the answer you have provided in the Tweet.
The deadline for this scholarship is also December 31, so you best hurry up and start working on your essay if you truly want to participate in this contest and fund your offline or online degree.