For 2015, National Debt Relief is creating a new scholarship for students interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) majors.
About the scholarship
National Debt Relief will award 5 scholarships of $1,000 each to outstanding college students pursuing studies in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields.
What’s behind this scholarship?
The NEA says “If the United States is to hold a competitive edge in a rapidly changing global workforce, bolstering the nation’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce is essential.”
National Debt Relief supports this effort and wants to encourage students to pursue careers in these fields to bolster our future economic prosperity.
- The applicants must be enrolled in an accredited 4-year university or college located in United States.
- Graduate and undergraduate students can apply
- Graduating high school seniors with a GPA of 3.0 or above are also eligible to apply for the scholarship.
- Applicants must be pursuing or intending to pursue their bachelor’s degree which can be in the fields of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
How to Apply
Provide a unique solution to the following issue:
Come up with a unique way to solve the $1+ trillion dollar student loan crisis
You can be creative and create a YouTube video, write an essay or create an infographic for your solution.
Include a cover letter. Be sure to include your name, your college, college year, graduating year and intended major. In your cover letter, explain how you plan to use the scholarship and why we should select your application. For video submissions, include a link to your video in your cover letter.
To apply, submit your scholarship application to Scholarships@nationaldebtrelief.com. To be considered for one of the (5) 2015 awards, entries must be received no later than Jan 31, 2016.
Note: After submitting your application, there will be an automated confirmation message acknowledging receipt of your email. The winner will be contacted directly via email or by phone provided on the scholarship application. The winners will be notified on Monday, Feb 1, 2016.
Renewal – National Debt Relief has yet to decide based on the current year’s response if we need to have a second round of scholarships for year 2016-2017