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InvestmentZen $1k Financial Future Scholarship

General Program Information

InvestmentZen aims to promote a lifetime of financial responsibility which starts as soon as we start managing our own money.

The good financial habits we develop as post-secondary students can serve us for the rest of our lives. To help promote financial responsibility among post-secondary students, we’re thrilled to award (1) $1,000 scholarship each school year to help alleviate educational costs.

Who Qualifies / Criteria

All applicants must be actively enrolled full-time in an accredited college/university.

How to Apply / Guidelines

To enter, please submit an essay (500-1500 words) answering one of the following:
1.How are you managing your money in college to prepare for a bright financial future?
2.What financial challenges have you overcome in your life? What lesson(s) did they teach you?
3.What are the most common financial pitfalls you see your peers making, and what advice do you have for them?


2016-2017 School Year

Opens: July 1, 2016
Deadline: April 1, 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Winner notified: June 15, 2017

Winner Selection

Winners will be selected based on the quality of their writing and answers and will be notified via the email address provided.

•Void where prohibited.
•No purchase necessary to enter or win.
•Current employees, officers, directors and agents of Sponsor and its related companies and members of their immediate families (defined as spouses, parents, siblings, and children) and persons residing at the same address are not eligible to win.
•Participants must be 18 years of age or older, legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and enrolled at an eligible educational institution.
•The InvestmentZen Financial Future contest entry period for Fall 2016 prizes begins July 1, 2016 and ends August 31, 2016; for Spring 2017 prizes, the Contest entry period begins November 15, 2016 and ends January 1, 2017.
•This contest is sponsored by InvestmentZen
•The InvestmentZen Financial Future Scholarship contest is subject to the complete Official Scholarship Rules