Eligibility

Anyone who will be a full-time student at a college or university in the United States between August 1, 2019 and August 1, 2020 and is currently an enrolled teaching student or can provide proof that they're currently on a path to become a teacher is encouraged to apply. This usually includes everyone from current high-school seniors to college juniors.

Application

Please submit your entry by Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:59pm. Each individual who applies ("Candidate") will be required to write an essay of no more than 2000 characters (approx. 400 words) about what inspired him/her to pursue a degree in teaching. The essay must be the authentic work of the Candidate and there may be only one entry per Candidate. All essays become property of Mometrix and will not be returned. Candidate agrees that the information submitted is correct, that the essay is his/her authentic work and that his/her selection does not violate any law, right or regulation of any third party. Candidate agrees that his/her essay does not disparage any person.

Selection of the Scholarship Recipients

The judging of applications will be handled by Mometrix staff and are made at its sole discretion. Prior to midnight Central Standard Time on Friday, May 31, 2019, an evaluation will occur during which a screening committee selected by Mometrix will vote on the best entries. At the conclusion of this evaluation, the first and second place Candidates will be awarded scholarships of $500 and $250 respectively, and the third place Candidate will be awarded a Mometrix-branded Secrets Study Guide and Flashcards of the Candidate’s choice. Upon selecting and notifying the winners, the funds will be submitted to the US-based college or university the Candidate is attending or planning to attend. For the third place Candidate, upon selecting the specific Secrets Study Guide and Flashcard Study System he/she wants, the products will be shipped (free of charge) to the Candidate’s preferred mailing address.

General

By submitting an essay, Candidate agrees that the submission shall become property of Mometrix (including but not limited to copyright) and that Mometrix and its agents may exploit, reproduce, publish, edit, adapt and/or modify the essay in any way, in any and all media, throughout the world in continuance, without limit and without compensation, notification or permission of Candidate or any third party. Mometrix reserves the right to cancel, modify or suspend this scholarship should malware, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Mometrix alter, corrupt or impair the agency, security, or fairness of the process. Mometrix shall have the exclusive ability to determine whether a submission satisfies the Official Rules. If the scholarship is canceled, Mometrix may award scholarships using all previously submitted and eligible applications using the judging procedures outlined above. All Candidates agree to release and waive Mometrix from and against any and all claims resulting in connection with their participation. By applying, Candidates agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Scholarships are subject to all applicable local, State and Federal laws. The invalidity or nullification of any arrangement of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provisions. In the event that such arrangement is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be reprised in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable arrangement did not exist.

Recipient's List

A list of the winning submissions will be posted on www.mometrix.com/scholarships on or before Friday, May 31, 2019.