Goedeker’s College Scholarship

Goedeker’s College Scholarship

Win up to $500 for Books

About Goedeker’s

Goedeker’s is a St. Louis-based, family-oriented company dedicated to excellence in service, convenience in shopping, and offering quality products at affordable prices. We sell an expansive selection of name brand kitchen appliances, washers and dryers, mattresses, and other home furnishings, both online and at our showroom location in St. Louis.

Applying for a Scholarship

Write an essay about why attending college and your field of study are important to you. Give us some insight into your personal background, your philosophy about learning, why you chose your field in particular, and any other information you feel is relevant. These will be judged based on originality, creativity, organization of thought, and proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar.

Awards Available

The grand prize is a $500 scholarship. Two $100 scholarships will also be awarded to honorable mention entries.

This scholarship applies toward the fall 2014 semester. It is not meant to cover the expenses of summer classes.

These scholarships will be granted through our contest annually.

Submission Requirements

Essay length should be 300 words minimum

Proof that you have a 3.0 GPA or higher

Clear contact information (name, mailing address, preferred means of contact)

A few sentences about yourself and a recent photo of yourself which will be used for publicity purposes on Goedeker’s Home Life blog

Proof that you are enrolled in an accredited college for the spring 2014 semester OR proof that you have been accepted at an accredited college for the fall 2014 semester

Please attach the items listed above to an email and send them to Matt at matt [dot] davids [at] goedekers [dot] com with the subject line “Scholarship Essay Entry.”

Eligibility

Any student that is enrolled in an accredited college is eligible to participate. This includes any grade level, freshman to senior; undergrad and graduate alike are eligible. Even if you are a transfer student, non-traditional student, studying abroad, or taking classes online, you can enter. Any major or field of study is acceptable.

High school seniors that are enrolled in an accredited college, either for a dual credit program or for the upcoming semester, are eligible to enter as well.

You must either be enrolled for the spring 2014 or registered for the fall 2014 semester. Being enrolled in summer classes does not make you eligible to enter.

Deadline to Enter

We will consider submissions of essays until the entry deadline, which is July 31, 2014, at 12am CDT.

Winners Announced

The honorable mentions will be awarded on August 11 and August 12, 2014.

The grand prize will be awarded on August 13, 2014.

All announcements will be made on Goedeker’s Home Life blog.

- See more at: http://www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship#sthash.x7PLsHlB.dpuf

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