The BadCredit.org Wealth Wise Scholarship is open to US undergraduate and graduate students seeking a career in the finance industry.
The scholarship amount is $1,000 and will be awarded based on academic merit and submission of a short essay to be titled How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved.
To qualify for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:
A) Minimum GPA of 3.5
B) Major of study must support a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors)
C) Must be a US resident
D) Must send in an official transcript
E) Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior)
F) Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college)
G) Complete an essay for submission (see essay guidelines below)
H) Include contact information with the essay so we can get in touch with winners
Please note the following deadlines:
Due Date: December 31 annually
Announced: January 31 annually
Awarded: January 31 annually