Scholarship Opportunity | US Veterans Magazine

For the 2018 Fall Semester, US Veterans Magazine will be offering a $500 scholarship to a Student Veteran and/or Child Of A Veteran, who writes a winning essay on their college experience, and educational goals for the future.

U.S. Veterans Magazine opens up immediate, lucrative employment, business and supplier opportunities for veterans, transitioning service members, disabled veterans and veteran business owners within the Federal Government as well as Corporate America. USVM links companies and government entities to qualified career and business candidates from the ranks of the nation’s veterans. Veterans posses the character, discipline, and skills to produce an opportunity for a successful civilian career transition or business endeavor.

Requirements

We would like you to tell your story in a brief narrative, starting with an introduction about who you are, your interests, and anything else you feel we should know about you. Then, please provide your entry in a 300-500 word essay about your college experience so far, and your future career plans. Graphic or creative presentations are welcome as well.

Judging Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates a genuine desire and goal of using the scholarship to advance in their field, and an overall passion for knowledge.

Scholarship Dates and Submission

When: We are now accepting submissions.
Where: Please send your story to brett@mabventures.com
Deadline:The deadline for submitting essays is August 15, 2018.
You may send us your entry either as a link or attachment to your email. Include your name, mobile phone number and contact information in the email.

Eligibility

To be eligible for our scholarship contest, you must be: a legal US resident, and either a current (1) student at an accredited U.S.College or University, or (2) an undergraduate student who has applied or will apply to a U.S. College or University. Students with full academic scholarships are not eligible to enter this contest.

Proof of enrollment must be provided. We will accept digital scans of the following as a valid proof of enrollment via email attachment with your application:

  • Unofficial transcript (Applicant may need to submit by mail, an un-opened copy of official transcripts if elected as a finalist).
  • Letter from Admissions confirming deposit on school letterhead
  • Official enrollment verification form.
  • Acceptance letter on school letterhead.

Additionally, you must:

  • Verify you have read and understand the US Veterans Magazine School Scholarship requirements.
  • Submit a readable copy of your entry (only one entry per student is allowed).
  • Submit a clear headshot no smaller than 300 pixels (width) of yourself. The image file must be in the following format .PNG or .JPG.

Your application must be emailed no later than the August 15, 2018 deadline. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

Winner Notification

The winner will be notified by phone, email and/or U.S. mail after the judging has been completed.

Award Distribution

The $500 award will be paid to the winner by September 15, 2018. Students must provide proof of enrollment prior to disbursement of the award.

Use of Award Monies

The award winner understands and represents that the scholarship monies will be sent directly to the winner’s school and shall be used only for education-related purposes, such as tuition, books, etc.

Fine Print

Submissions: All content and creative work become the property of US Veterans Magazine upon submission and may be re-posted or displayed online or through any media channels, in whole or part, without notification. When you send email communications to US Veterans Magazine, its agents and/or representatives may retain those communications.

By submitting an application, the applicant grants US Veterans Magazine, its agents and/or representatives permission to post the applicant’s name, school or university, applicant’s photo, and the winning entry in the company’s website: www.usveteransmagazine.com and in other marketing platforms, including but not limited to blog, social media accounts, and related sites. The winning applicant also agrees to assist US Veterans Magazine and its agents with any tasks that the company deems reasonable or necessary to help with the above and other promotional activities.