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    “Gutsy Graduate Student” Essay Scholarship

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    Offered by Scholarships360

    Reviewed by Brian GeigerLast updated Jun 18, 2024
    1 award worth

    $500

    Grade level

    Graduate Students

    Application deadline:

    January 31, 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Ok, so first question–why is this scholarship named the “Gutsy” Graduate Student Essay Scholarship? If you are enrolled in graduate school (during the 2024-25 academic year) or have heard stories from those enrolled, you already know! “Gutsy” means courageous and determined, which nearly all successful graduate students are. Why else would one continue on with rigorous academics while often living on a shoestring? The rewards of graduate school are numerous, especially the more focused and advanced level of specialized study in your chosen field. Learning with like-minded people who share your passion is fulfilling, and the networking is awesome. The flipside of graduate school is the costly student loans to fund it. With this in mind, the “Gutsy” Graduate Student Essay Scholarship aims to help out a passionate graduate student who is actively looking for ways to fund their higher education journey. Please note that applicants will be reviewed based on both the quality of their essay and quantity of scholarships applied for on the Scholarships360 platform. Scholarships360 users who are more active on the platform will be given higher consideration. Good luck on your educational journey, and we hope to read your application! 

    Eligibility information

    The “Gusty Graduate Student” Essay Scholarship is open to incoming or current graduate students enrolled during the 2024-25 academic year. This scholarship opportunity is open to students seeking master’s and doctorate degrees as well as graduate certificates.

    Grade Level

    Graduate Students

    Citizenship

    U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents

    Application information

    You can apply to this scholarship with your Scholarships360 account. To view more details and apply, login or create your account by clicking the “Apply” button below.

    Essay Prompt

    If you were to earn the “Gutsy Graduate Student" Essay Scholarship, how would it benefit you on your graduate school journey?

    Maximum 250 words

    Apply

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Is this scholarship open to international students?

    No, this scholarship is only open to U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents.

    How will the scholarship funds be awarded?

    The scholarship funds will be sent directly to the college or university the winner is/will be attending.

    When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

    The “Gutsy Graduate Student” Essay Scholarship winner will be announced: February 28, 2025.

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact Scholarships360 at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    No, the “Gutsy Graduate Student” Essay Scholarship is not renewable.

    Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

    For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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