It's nearly Spring, and the annual Mometrix College Scholarship Contest is only a few months away from wrapping up - you need to act quickly if you want a chance to win!

Do you have an inspirational story about how work you put in ahead of time helped you overcome adversity to achieve a specific goal or dream? Let us read about it and you could win a $2,500 scholarship!

Submit your essay of 2,000 characters or less (approximately 400 words) by May 19, 2017 to give yourself a chance to win the first, second, or third place prizes of $2,500, $1,000, or $500, respectively. Visitors to www.mometrix.com/collegescholarships will have through June 1, 2017 to cast their votes for their favorite essay, so don't forget to tell your friends and family to go vote for yours! And since we will be posting essays as we receive them, it's to your advantage to get yours in early - the longer it's on our site, the more opportunities people have to vote for it!

So what are you waiting for? Click the 'Enter Contest' button below and submit your entry now!


1. Write It!

In 2000 characters (approx. 400 words) or less tell us about a personal, inspirational story about how the work you put in ahead of time helped you overcome adversity to achieve a specific goal or dream.

2. Submit It!

Submit your essay here by Friday, May 19, 2017.

3. Promote It!

Facebook, Twitter, and email are all great ways to encourage your friends and family to vote, so let them know how to get their votes in for your entry by Wednesday, June 1, 2017!

4. Win It!

If your essay gets enough votes, you could win a scholarship worth $2,500, $1,000, or $500! Winners will be announced on or about June 9, 2017.