Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program: $2,500

From the website:


Requirements:
 Here are the text requirements

  • Minimum 800 words

  • Maximum 2,000

Awards: Three winners will be selected

  • Top prize $2,500

  • Second and third place will receive $500 each

Essay topic:

Discuss the pros and cons of renting versus homeownership.

Is renting just a short-term solution before homeownership? Or has America just taken the easier way out with renting and homeownership is dying with Millennials. Discuss what factors could increase or decrease homeownership among the generation, is it a location, financial or culture issue?

About the scholarship program:

Foreclosure.com has issued $72,000 in scholarship money to 40 college students nationwide since the program was introduced in 2009. Each year, the company challenges future leaders of America to provide creative solutions/ideas to many of the nation's most critical issues, real estate in particular, which can be used to help foster a robust United States housing market.

Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program at a Glance

Foreclosure.com continues to break new ground by offering a nationwide scholarship program. Currently enrolled college students (graduate students, law students and/or high school seniors are NOT eligible) are invited to apply by submitting an essay. Freshman entering Fall 2017 are eligible once they have received a student ID number. Plagiarism is strictly forbidden. Essays that are not the original work of the entrant will be immediately discarded and eliminated from consideration.