Frequently Asked Questions
- When can I submit my essay?
- Entries will be accepted until 12:01 pm CST on Friday, May 13th, 2022.
- What is the essay about?
- In English, compose an essay consisting of 2000 characters (approximately 400 words) in which you tell us about the single biggest motivating factor that inspired your pursuit of a career in teaching.
- Who is eligible to apply?
- Anyone who will be considered a full-time student (enrolled in at least 12 credit hours) between August 1, 2022 and July 31, 2023 at a college or university in the United States. This usually includes everyone from current high-school seniors to college juniors.
- How are essays judged?
- Essays are judged by a screening committee selected by Mometrix. Our judges will determine the three (3) best essays, in order. The three (3) winners (two of which will be scholarship recipients and third of which will receive Mometrix-branded Secrets Study Guide and Flashcard Study System of his/her choice) will be notified via email on or before Friday, May 27, 2022.
- How will my personal information be used?
- A minimal amount of personal information is needed to verify your submission and provide a means of contact should you become a scholarship recipient. This information is used for our records only and we will not share your personal information with any third parties. If you are a winner, we will post a photo provided by you and a one- or two-sentence biography on our website profiling you as a winner.
- How much could I win? How will the money be delivered?
- The first place winner will receive a $700 scholarship and the second place winner will receive a $400 scholarship. The third place winner will be contacted and given the following choice of third-place prize: three-month subscription to one of our Online Courses -OR- one of our famous Secrets Study Guides and a Flashcard Study System of third-place winner’s choice. Each scholarship will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s college/university/school. For the third-place winner, the materials will be mailed (if necessary) to an address provided by the winner.
For more information, please view the Official Rules or send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.