Honestly Now Scholarship

HonestlyNow is offering a scholarship award for eligible applicants: The bi-annual “HonestlyNow Banking Scholarship”. Our website is the largest and most accurate, community-support driven database of local bank and credit unions in the United States. We make it easier for people to communicate with their financial institutions and are making an effort to promote and increase financial literacy of our community. We are proud to present this scholarship to you, in the hopes that you will share it with your students. Details of the scholarship are as follows:
We award a $1,000 scholarship award to selected finalist on a rolling, biannual basis. Submission deadlines on May 31 and November 30 of each year. The upcoming deadline of May 31 is just around the corner and we are anticipating the entries of qualified applicants.
The prompt of the upcoming scholarship is: Please write a 500-1000 word response to the following prompt: “Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works in the world: how someone manages to earn or make it, how that person manages it, how he/she invests it, or how that person donates it to help others” What can our local financial institutions (banks and credit unions) do to increase financial literacy? What impact do you think this would have?
Eligibility is open to United States citizens, 16 years of age or older who are planning to enroll or are already enrolled in a degree program at an accredited instate of higher learning are urged to apply. Students in high school in their Junior and Senior years are eligible. All majors and intended majors of study are eligible. Students may reapply if they have not been previously awarded. Finalists will have their awards sent directly to the institution of enrollment.
More details of the application can be found at the bottom of the Honestly Now homepage (www.honestlynow.com) by clicking the button worded “Learn About Honestly Now Scholarship”. I hope to see eligible students from your instutition applying in the near future. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me and I will do my best to address them.