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Goedeker's Book Scholarship

Description: 

Do you have a passion for learning and want to further your education? Do you want to improve your chances of employment by earning a college degree?

We all know that, in today’s economy, scraping together funds to attend college can be a challenge. Tuition alone can be a burden, but related expenses such as room & board, textbooks, and other materials add up quickly. It is easy to feel overwhelmed and discouraged, wishing for some relief.

Goedeker’s believes in your potential and would love to see you flourish. That is why we are offering a $500 grand prize scholarship toward costly college textbooks.

About Goedeker’s

Goedeker's is a St. Louis-based, family-oriented company that has been in operation since 1951. We are dedicated to excellence in service, convenience in shopping, and offering quality products at affordable prices. We sell an expansive selection of name brand kitchen appliances, washers and dryers, mattresses, and other home furnishings, both online and at our showroom location.

 

Requirements: 

Eligibility

Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, studying abroad, or taking classes online, you can enter. Any major or field of study is acceptable.

High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for the upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well.

You must either be enrolled for the spring 2016 or registered for the fall 2016 semester. Being enrolled in summer classes does not make you eligible to enter.

Submission Requirements

  • Essay length should be 300 words minimum
  • Proof that you have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • For homeschoolers: provide a parent-generated transcript
  • Clear contact information (name, mailing address, preferred means of contact)
  • A few sentences about yourself and a recent photo of yourself which will be used for publicity purposes on the Goedeker’s Home Life blog
  • Proof that you are enrolled in an accredited college for the spring 2016 semester OR proof that you have been accepted at an accredited college for the fall 2016 semester
     

 

Application Process: 

Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Award Amount: 
$500
Deadline: 
Sunday, July 9, 2017
Contact: 

Phone: 888-768-1710

Click here for additional contact information. 

Scholarship Tags: 
Open to Any Major

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