The University Network Essay Writing Scholarship – $1,500 – Apply biannually by January 5 & August 15

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Scholarship Summary

The founders of are young entrepreneurs who know the value of quality education. The essay winner selected will receive a $1500 scholarship.

This is a biannual scholarship. Bookmark this page and check back each semester!

Share your opinion on the world and you could win $1,500!


  • Must be a current, full-time student at an accredited two-year or four-year American university or college.

How to Apply: 

  • Select your preferred social media outlet(s): Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Plus or YouTube.
  • Answer the following prompt:
    • How do you see the world?
  • You can post on more than one social media outlet. You can choose to post a 300-word essay or a 1-minute long video.
  • Any pictures posted must be original.
  • Post your entries on your social media accounts and follow instructions for each platform as described below:
    • Facebook and Google Plus: copy and paste this before your essay:
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    • Instagram: after you post your video, mention @marveloptics in your comments.
    •  Youtube: in your video description, add this link –
  •  Share your posts as traction created through likes, shares or comments may be used as one of the determining factors in judging.
  • Submit a signed content contribution agreement to which must include the following:
  1. Full name
  2. Email Address and Phone number
  3. Your school, major, and graduation date.
  4. Your ID number and address to Financial Aid office where check will be delivered to.
  5.  Links to the posts you made in different social media platforms


Fall Semester: August 15th of each year

Spring semester: January 5th of each year

Amount: $1,500

Quick Tips:

  1. Think carefully about your answer.
  2. Make sure you read and understand the criteria.
  3. Double check everything before submitting.

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