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American Dream Scholarship Essay Contest in USA, 2015

Applications are invited for American Dream scholarship essay contest from US students enrolled as full-time high school juniors or seniors, or full time at a university. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a high school student and a $1,000 scholarship to a college student who best personifies this dream. Two winners will be selected based on the best essay as determined by internal panel of judges. The application deadline is 16 October 2015.

Study Subject(s): This essay contest is based on “How has the American dream of home ownership influenced you”?
Course Level: award is available to students enrolled as full-time high school juniors or seniors, or full time at a university.
Scholarship Provider: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties
Award can be taken at: USA

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Eligibility: The contest is open to U.S. residents. No purchase necessary. All participants must be enrolled as full-time high school juniors or seniors, or full time at a university. Entries are limited to one submission per person. Immediate family members of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia employees are excluded from this contest.

Open for International Students: US citizens can apply for this application essay contest.

Description:  The contest: Beginning 4/1/2015 Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties will promote, by means of Internet and print, the opportunity to submit entries to win a scholarship valued at $1,000.00. BHHS Georgia wants to hear from the next generation of homeowners about their experience of growing up in a home they could call their own, their dream of one day owning a home, or their volunteer experience in the community. To help encourage young people to think critically about this particular facet of the American Dream, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a high school student and a $1,000 scholarship to a college student who best personifies this dream.

Number of award(s): Two winners will be selected for this easy contest.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a high school student and a $1,000 scholarship to a college student who best personifies this dream.

Selection Criteria: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties will select two winners based on the best essay as determined by our internal panel of judges. Selection criteria will include, but is not limited to:
-Compelling and engaging essay that describes the impact of home ownership on the personal life of the student.
-Thematic consistency throughout the submission around the central thesis.
-Proper spelling and grammar usage throughout the submission.

Notification: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties will select the winner during the month of November 2015 and will announce the winner via website pending notification of the students and their families.

How to Apply: To apply, students must submit an essay based on one (1) of the three (3) essay questions about their personal experience with homeownership. The essay should be between 500-1000 words. Send a Word doc attachment to scholarship-at-bhhsgeorgia.com with your essay submission. The file name should be your full name, state, and date of birth. For example, Chipper-Jones-GA-4-24-1972. All submission emails must contain the student’s full name, date of birth, email address, postal address, name of school they are currently enrolled in, and a phone number to contact.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 16 October 2015.

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