//Tweet For College Scholarship

How to Apply

Step 1. Sign up for Twitter.
If you already have a Twitter account, you're ready to go.

Step 2. Tweet your scholarship essay.
Answer the following question in 140 characters or less:

"Lights, camera, credit union! What’s the name of YOUR money-themed TV show?"

Include @elementsofmoney in your tweet. Here's an example:

The Shopping Dead. Fashion-obsessed zombies attack shoppers at their favorite place… the mall!! @elementsofmoney

Step 3. Follow us.
Follow us to find out the winners. Winners will only be notified via Twitter, so it's important that you follow us.

Scholarship Awards:
  • Four (4) $250 awards
  • One (1) $1,000 award

We'll award one $250 scholarship every two weeks, beginning on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Each winning entry will be entered for the $1,000 scholarship.


  • Must be a credit union member of the Elements of Money program. Credit union membership must be verified prior to funds disbursement.
  • Must be a high school junior or senior who plans to enroll in a full-time course of study at an accredited college or university.
  • Must have a Twitter account.
  • Must follow @ElementsofMoney on Twitter to be notified.
  • Winner(s) must be willing to allow us to use your name, Twitter username and photo for promotional purposes.
  • Scholarship essays can also be submitted via email to the following email address: feedback@elementsofmoney.com. All email submissions must be received in accordance with the required timelines, as well as the 140 character limit. Winning submissions received via email will be notified through email.
  • Winners must respond within 30 days of publication of winning.

  • Round 1: Tuesday, January 17, 2017 (12:00 a.m. PST) to Monday, January 31, 2017 (11:59 p.m. PST).
  • Round 2: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 (12:00 a.m. PST) to Wednesday, February 15, 2017 (11:59 p.m. PST).
  • Round 3: Thursday, February 16, 2017 (12:00 a.m. PST) to Thursday, March 2, 2017 (11:59 p.m. PST).
  • Round 4: Friday, March 3, 2017 (12:00 a.m. PST) to Friday, March 17 2017 (11:59 p.m. PST).

Overall winner announced soon after the contest ends via the @ElementsofMoney Twitter feed.

Ready to Tweet for College?
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