When does the submission process begin and end?
Essays may be submitted between 12:00 AM Mountain Standard Time on October 1, 2012 and 12:00 AM Mountain Standard Time on July 1, 2013. The scholarship recipients will be notified by email on or about August 1, 2013.
What is the essay about?
In English, compose an essay of 500-1000 words that answers the question: “If you could change anything about the American education system what would it be?”
Who is eligible to apply?
Any future entrepreneur who plans to be enrolled in a four-year college or university sometime between August 1, 2013 and June 1, 2014 is encouraged to apply.
How are essays judged?
Essays are judged by creativity, specificity, and basic grammar. We are looking for specific examples of how you would change the American education system (teaching styles, classes required, internships, grading criteria, etc.).
How is my personal information used?
A minimum amount of personal information is needed to verify your submission and provide CEO.com with a means of contact should you become a scholarship recipient. This personal information is used for our internal records only and we will not share your personal information with any third-parties.
What scholarship awards are available? How do I redeem a scholarship?
The winner will receive a $2,500 college scholarship that will be paid directly to the scholarship recipient’s college or university.