This college scholarship opportunity is available to high school seniors and college freshman and sophomores.
The premise of this scholarship is very unique:
In 200 years, one of your relatives is going to be digging in what is now your backyard. They are going to find something that you buried in 2011 and it is going to put any financial worries they have to rest.
Your job today is to decide what to bury. Your goal is to find something that will have immense value in the future. The item that you choose to bury today must:
1. Be currently sold in a store today
2. Be under $500
Write an essay that is between 500 – 1000 words.
In this essay you must answer a few questions including what the item is, where you would buy it, how much it costs, what made you choose it, and what makes you think it will appreciate in value 200 years from now.
Essays will be judged by:
- Originality (35%)
- Depth of Content (50%)
- Grammar/Punctuation/Spelling (15%)
Applicants should type their essays in 12 point Times New Roman Font and include an annotated bibliography if necessary.
The top of the essay should include:
High School or College/University* Mailing Address:
Completed applications can be sent to [email protected]
The winner gets a $3,000 scholarship award for college so best of luck!