Education Matters Scholarship

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Basic Information

Administrator: Christina Rosa
Scholarship Sponsor:
Address: 3020 Hartley Road, Suite 220 Jacksonville, FL 32257
Phone Number: 904-483-2930
Fax Number: 904-483-2931

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Additional Information

Amount of Scholarship: $3,000
Number of Awards: 1
Available to Class Level: High School students, College Students, Graduate Students, Other
Requirements: Applications are available online on the website at Students must also complete a scholarship search profile online at A complete application must include name and contact information, background details, academic details, and a short original, previously unpublished written response to the scholarship topic, "What would you say to someone who thinks education doesn't matter, or that college is a waste of time and money?". The student's written response must be written in English, with correct spelling and grammar, and it must not exceed 250 words. No substitutions of new drafts or corrected pages will be accepted once the student has submitted his/her original application. All applications become the property of the sponsor and will not be returned. The sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, late, misdirected, or unintelligible entries. Limit one application per person. Applications must be submitted online by 11:59 pm EDT on the deadline date. Limit one application per person.
Eligibility: Must be 13 years of age or older and a legal resident of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia
Minimum GPA: N/A
Minimum ACT: N/A
Minimum SAT: N/A
Due Date: 10/31/2011
Purpose of Award: Advanced education in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. The scholarship will be in the form of a check made payable to the accredited postsecondary institution of higher education attended by the recipient (once he/she has enrolled in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education and submitted proof of enrollment to the sponsor). The scholarship prize recipient must submit proof of enrollment on or before Dec. 31, 2017.
Duration: Annually
Renewable: Non-renewable
Need-based Scholarship: No
Applicaiton Online: Yes
Application Fees: None
Scholarship History: has offered the Education Matters scholarship since 2008- to view our previous winners please visit
Additional Information:

The sponsor is looking for eligible applicants who follow directions and submit applications that are well-written and clearly and creatively address the topic.  On or about Dec. 31, 2011, a qualified panel of judges will select one potential winner based on the criteria of writing ability (25 percent), creativity (25 percent), originality (25 percent), and overall excellence (25 percent). In the event of a tie, the potential winner will be the applicant with the higher score for overall excellence.

Employees, officers, directors and agents of sponsor and its related companies and members of their immediate families (defined as spouse, parents, siblings and children) and persons residing at the same address are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited.