Personal Finance Education Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $2,500
Awards Available: 1

Meyer Wilson’s The Importance of Personal Finance Education Scholarship offers $2,500 in support to students who need financial assistance pursuing their academic goals. Students who want to apply for The Importance of Personal Finance Education Scholarship must complete a 500 to 1,000-word essay detailing the importance of financial literacy.

The firm specifically wants students to consider how financial literacy can empower people and how, in turn, that literacy can lend itself to a person’s long-term financial stability.

Students have until December 15, 2023, to complete their essays and submit their applications through Meyer Wilson’s website. Meyer Wilson then reserves up to three months to consider students’ applications and award The Importance of Personal Finance Education Scholarship to a deserving applicant.

Application Requirements

Meyer Wilson opens its The Importance of Personal Finance Education Scholarship to undergraduates and graduates, provided that those students meet the following criteria:

  • Students must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Students must be enrolled in or accepted at an accredited college, university, or graduate school in the United States
  • Students must agree to the scholarship terms and conditions
  • Students must submit the necessary application materials

Application Process

Students interested in applying for The Importance of Personal Finance Education Scholarship should review the aforementioned eligibility requirements before building their scholarship essays. Once students complete their essays, they can:

  • Fill out the application form
  • Upload a copy of their unofficial transcript
  • Upload a copy of their scholarship essay
  • Submit proof of enrollment/acceptance to an accredited college/university/graduate school (Student ID, letter of acceptance, etc.)

Scholarship Essay Topic

How can financial literacy empower individuals to make informed decisions about their money and achieve long-term financial stability?


All applicants to this scholarship must meet the eligibility requirements as laid out on the scholarship application page, including:

  • Applicant must be enrolled at a college, university, or graduate school
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old at the age of enrollment
  • Applicant must have residency in the United States
  • Applicant must be in good academic standing
  • Applicant must submit some personal information, including name, contact information, and proof of enrollment.
  • Applicant must author an original essay on the scholarship essay topic provided.

Anyone who meets the following conditions is NOT eligible to apply:

  • Employees or children of employees of Meyer Wilson
  • Past recipients of the Importance of Personal Finance Education Scholarship
  • Applicants who are unable/unwilling to be interviewed by a representative of Meyer Wilson if they were to be awarded a scholarship.
  • Applicants who submit the same essay for multiple scholarships
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