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The Scholarship

Prize Awarded: $1,000

Deadline: August 1st, 2019

Winner Announced: August 15th, 2019


Scholarship Rules And Requirements
  • Applicants may only submit one post for consideration.
  • Applicants may not submit content that has been previously published online.
  • Applicants must be current college students who are actively pursuing a business or law degree.
  • The college the student is enrolled in must be located in the United States or Canada.


Submission Guidelines

All posts should be written with an informational tone and devoid anecdotal information. 

Please see the submission grading rubric for important notes to hit on your submission.


Post topics and ideas

Although we will consider any post that does not fall into the following topics and ideas list, here’s a list of post we’d love to see:

  • Worker’s compensation laws
  • Living wills and important considerations (considerations both legal as well as for families.)
  • Stockholder- and equity-related articles.
  • Important business regulations and laws
  • Business structures and the laws that govern them
  • The importance of [insert topic here]

The posts from finalists may be published on with attribution.


How To Apply

To apply for the scholarship, applicants should submit the following email to

  • Subject line: 2019 Scholarship Application
  • Full name
  • Age
  • Current school
  • Major
  • Student ID number
  • The post (800+ words)


Terms will not share the names or personal information of applicants with anyone other than team and the school where the applicant chooses to send the scholarship. Finalists grant the right to use and edit their submissions for publishing on with full attribution. Finalists may choose to opt-out from having their work published on Winner will be contacted by August 15th, but reserves the right to not award the scholarship if there is a lack of quality submissions. For any questions about this scholarship please email to


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