Scholarship News - Financial Futures Scholarship

May 8, 2018

CardRates.com is proud to offer the Financial Futures Scholarship to future and current college students majoring in Business, Accounting, Finance, Mathematics, Management, and others preparing for a career in the personal finance industry.

Applicants will be judged based on outstanding academic achievement and submission of an essay.  The scholarship award amount is $1,000

Requirements:

  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Majoring in business, accounting, finance, mathematics, management, and others related to the personal finance industry
  • Must be a U.S. resident
  • Must send in an official transcript
  • Must be a current or future college student
  • Scholarship must go to tuition purposes
  • Complete an essay for submission

Deadlines:

  • Due date: July 31st annually
  • Announced: August 31st
  • Awarded August 31st

Essay Guidelines:

  • Essay Topic: in 10 years, how do you see yourself impacting the finance industry?
  • The essay title must be: " How I will Impact The Finance Industry"
  • The essay should be 500-900 words.
  • Any resources should be carefully noted and cited appropriately using the MLA format.
  • Any plagiarism or fabrication will disqualify the applicant from award disbursement.
  • Essay should be 12 -point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, 1-inch margins.

How to Apply:

CardRates.com, Attn: Financial Futures Scholarship, 15 SE 1st Avenue, Suite B, Gainesville, FL.  32601.

For further questions on the Financial Futures Scholarship, please submit your inquiry via our online contact form (http://www.cardrates.com/contact)