If you are in your senior year of high school or a current student currently enrolled in University. All you have to do is submit a 1,500-word essay based on the following prompt:
"Senior citizens are some of the most vulnerable Americans when it comes to rising prices that exist in the health care industry today. Retirees are at a point in their lives when their health care needs are higher than they've ever been, but their ability to pay for this increased care is difficult on a fixed retirement income. In 1,500 words or less, explain how we as a society can come together and help senior citizens meet their health care needs in an affordable way."
The awards for the winners will vary based on need, quality of the essay, and number of entries submitted. In addition to the financial award towards a college or university of your choice, winners will have a chance to see their essay featured on our website, alongside some worthy honorable mentions.
Helping vulnerable members of society find financial relief from unavoidable expenses is one of the cornerstones of the Medigap.com mission. Therefore, it only seems natural to extend that vision towards future college students as well. But we here at Medigap.com hope that this essay contest serves another useful purpose for young people. We hope it encourages the youth of America to look forward towards the future. Not just their future education and career, but farther beyond even that. Financial planning isn't just for working adults. It's never too early to think about securing your financial future. Putting yourself in the shoes of your elders can give the young people of America some valuable insight towards what their financial needs may be in their 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, and beyond.