8 – 13 Year Olds Can Win $1,000

OneUnited essay contest


Kids are learning every day. Alongside reading, writing, and arithmetic it’s important that children learn about money and financial management. OneUnited Bank and the BMe Community are giving kids a gentle nudge in that direction. This summer, kids between 8 and 12 years old have the opportunity win $1,000 savings account by writing or drawing about a financial education concept they learned from the book, “I Got Bank!” or another financial education book.

From the website:

OneUnited Bank and BMe Community are sponsoring the seventh annual financial literacy contest for youth between the ages of 8 – 12 years old. Simply either write and submit a 250 word essay or create and submit an art project about what you learned from the book “I Got Bank!” (or from another financial literacy book available in your library or home) and how you can use what you learned in your life or the life of your family.

You must have your parents’ permission to participate. Your essay or art project may be published by OneUnited Bank and BMe Community. All submissions must be postmarked or emailed by June 15, 2017. (Children of employees of OneUnited Bank or BMe Community are ineligible to participate.) Winners will be selected by OneUnited Bank in our sole discretion. Ten (10) winners will receive a $1,000 savings account by August 31, 2017 (with cooperation from parents). One winner will be selected from each of the following eight cities (Akron, Baltimore, Boston, Detroit, Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh) and two will be selected from other locations in the U.S

Winners will be announced by August 31, 2017.

The deadline is June 15th so make sure to visit the OneUnited website and get your entry in before then.



Resolve to Evolve Essay Contest

From Consumer Electronics:

Scholarships.com Announces 2009 Resolve to Evolve Essay Scholarship



Scholarships.com is now accepting applications for the 2009 Resolve to Evolve Essay Scholarship. Between now and July 31, 2009, Scholarships.com members will have a chance to compete for five $1,000 college scholarships in this annual essay contest. In addition to receiving a scholarship prize, winners will also see their essays published online and forwarded to officials who have the power to potentially act upon each essay’s suggestions.

The Scholarships.com Resolve to Evolve Essay Scholarship invites students to offer constructive criticism and workable solutions to problems facing an administration or an organization. Each year, Scholarships.com calls for essays of 300 to 800 words addressing one of two themes that touch on current issues and events in the United States.

The themes for 2009 deal with general education requirements at colleges and calls for change in American politics. The essay competition is open to current undergraduate students and returning adult students at accredited postsecondary education institutions in the United States. Applicants must be able to provide proof of enrollment for fall 2009 if awarded a scholarship.

Scholarships.com looks for essays that demonstrate critical and original thought in addressing their topic. Winning essays will effectively showcase applicants’ abilities to analyze and propose solutions to potential problems and to express their resolutions eloquently.

Winners will be notified on September 30, 2009 and announced on October 31, 2009.

Application instructions and additional information can be found at http://www.scholarships.com/R2E. About Scholarships.com

Scholarships.com is a free college scholarship search service and financial aid information resource. Scholarships.com allows members to create a useraccount and search a database of 2.7 million scholarship and grant opportunities worth over $19 billion.Since 1998, Scholarships.com has helped millions find free money for college. Contacts: Scholarships.com Kevin Ladd Vice President of Operations Phone: 847-432-1700 x 111 knl@scholarships.com Copyright Business Wire 2008. All Rights Reserved