Do you believe that financial empowerment plays an important role in your life and the lives of others? That reaching financial freedom should be a goal more people in the United States strive to achieve? Are you actively promoting financial empowerment in your community to help better our society as a whole?
BankMobile Foundation is offering a $1,500 scholarship to one (1) excellent undergraduate or graduate student who is blazing a trail and shaking things up in the world of financial empowerment.
Deadline: July 19, 2017 Announcement: August 2017
Have more questions? View our FAQs below.
1. Application (Electronic Form Below) with all sections filled out.
2. Personal Essay (Word) (maximum 650 words) on the importance of financial empowerment in your life and career. Special consideration will be given towards those who are demonstrating an active role in promoting financial empowerment within their community.
3. Unofficial Transcript (PDF) must be valid and reflect current academic standing, including a GPA of at least 3.0
IF you have not yet received your acceptance into college or graduate school: 4. Proof of Enrollment/Acceptance (PDF). This only needs to be completed if you are not studying at an accredited institution.
*Failure to include all required application materials will result in a rejection of the application.
Be a citizen of the United States.
Attend an accredited institution ( Is your university accredited? )
Submit a complete 3-part application via the form below:
1) Application 2) Transcript 3) Personal Essay
If you are not in college, you must provide Proof of Enrollment/Acceptance
Meet a minimum score of 3.0 GPA.
How can this scholarship be used?
The 2016 BankMobile Financial Literacy Scholarship is to be used exclusively for school tuition and related expenses. A check for $1‚500 will be made payable to the award recipient’s university or college to cover educational expenses.
How many students will be awarded the scholarship?
The 2016 BankMobile Financial Literacy Scholarship will be awarded to ONE student who has achieved academic excellence and who demonstrates how financial literacy will make an impact in their lives.
Do I need to submit proof?
You only need to submit proof if you are not studying at an accredited institution - this means students who have not begun undergraduate studies or who are awaiting to begin graduate studies.
Am I allowed to submit an unofficial transcript?
Yes, as long as it is approved by your University’s Registrar Office, valid and verifiable.
Do I need to have a specific major to apply?
The BankMobile Financial Literacy Scholarship is available to any student pursuing a degree in any field, which includes undergraduate and graduate students at accredited institutions. If you have a question regarding the eligibility of your program, please feel free to get in touch with us.
If you have a question not covered, feel free to email your question to firstname.lastname@example.org
Data Use Policy: Information gathered is used only to determine the authenticity of application materials and enrollment status. We (BankMobile) do not disseminate this information to third parties nor do we consider submission of this information as tacit permission to receive future promotional materials. The confidentiality of submitter information is maintained at all times.
Do I need to submit both proof of acceptance and proof of enrollment?
You will need to provide either proof of acceptance or proof of enrollment into an accredited college or university (undergraduate or graduate level), depending on your grade level. To find your proof of enrollment or acceptance, please contact your admitted institution’s registrar’s office. This document must come from the registrar. We are unable to accept print-outs or digital versions of your class schedule.
Again, You only need to submit proof if you are not studying at an accredited institution - this means students who have not begun undergraduate studies or who are awaiting to begin graduate studies.