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"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those that prepare for it today."
Design Essentials believes that a college education can change lives and improve communities. When we support the desire to learn, our intention is to give our communities stronger members that bring creative ideas, elevate social and economic conditions and empower those communities. Learn more about our scholarship giveaway below:
Prize: $10,000 in scholarships
Awards: 5 scholarships in the amount of $2,000 each
Participants: 5 college students (grad or undergrad)
Full Rules for participation attached and below is a quick summary of eligibility details:
Entries will be accepted August 1st through August 31st. Winners announced by 9/5/20.
The Design Essentials Voice of The Community Scholarship is open to all minority U.S. citizens who are currently enrolled in a U.S. Department of Education accredited institution of higher education. Undergraduate students must be full-time with a GPA of at least 2.5 (C+). Graduate students may be full or part-time with a GPA of 3.0 (B). Applicant must demonstrate financial need.
The deadline for submission is August 31, 2020. Winners will be announced on or around September 10, 2020.
5 winners will be awarded a $2,000 scholarship. Award money is to be used solely as tuition reimbursement for the winners' own college educations in the fields or majors of their choosing. All entrants must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university (undergraduate or graduate). Proof of attendance is required. Funds will be paid directly to the student unless the student is under the age of 18; in this case, funds will be paid to the winner’s parent/legal guardian. All winners and their parents/legal guardians must sign affidavits pledging the awarded funds will be put toward the winners’ college educations.
Limitation of Liability
McBride Research Laboratory is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, technical error or human error which may occur in the processing of entries and submissions. McBride Research Laboratory assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or alteration of entries.
Winners will be selected based on meeting the requirements of participation. Only those submitting comments through Facebook and Instagram will be eligible. Participants must create a post on their social media page (Facebook and Instagram only) discussing why they want to be awarded the Design Essentials Voice of The Community Scholarship, and using the hashtag #DEScholarship. They must then share a link to their post with us, by completing the sign-up form.
The odds of winning depend on the number of entries submitted and the quality of each entry. All decisions are final. The winners will be notified via email and via direct message. If McBride Research Laboratory does not receive a reply to the winner notification announcement sent by email within seven (7) days from the date sent, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from among the remaining eligible entries. Unless prohibited by law, the winner will be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and a publicity/liability release within two (2) weeks of responding to the notification. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use the winners' names, cities, states, likenesses and/or voices for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation. Prize award materials and information will be sent to the winners after all required proof and documentation is received.Close Rules