Nearmefinds Scholarship

A $1,000 Annual Merit-Based Scholarship

NearMeFinds is a company that helps people find businesses and attractions near their desired location. We strive to provide recommendations based on interests and needs.

We understand the value of a college education as well as the financial challenges that many students and families may face in financing college expenses. As a way to give back to society and show our appreciation for all of the support we have received over the years, beginning in 2017, NearMeFinds will award a $1,000 scholarship to one student every year.

To participate in our scholarship program, students must write and submit a 500-1,000 word essay telling us about yourself and where you see yourself in the next 10 years.

We will choose the winner based on originality and vision. There will only be one recipient awarded each year. The scholarship funds will be paid directly to your school on your behalf. If necessary, we will issue the funds directly to the recipient.

1000 dollars per year

Merit based scholarship

Open to current and future college students


  • The scholarship is open to all current and future college students, worldwide, who are at least 15 years of age or older.
  • The essay must be written in English, and can be formal or informal.
  • Students must include their name, address, phone number, name of college or university they currently attend or plan on attending, and current field of study or career choice in the body of the submission email.
  • Students should also state in the email that they give NearMeFinds permission to publish their essays on our blog.
  • Only one submission per student is permitted.

About the Essay

The content of the essay must be between 500 to 1,000 words, and must be written in English. Essays must be divided with subheadings for easy readability and uniqueness.

When evaluating the content we will take into account the following:

  • Creativity and uniqueness
  • Style
  • Spelling and grammar

Do You Have Any Questions?

How to Submit your Application

All submissions must be sent by email with the essay attached as a Word document. ¬†Applicants can send their submissions to our dedicated email address [email protected]. Students should include:

  • Personal information (First & Last name, Phone Number, and Address)
  • School/ University Name
  • Degree Major/Career Choice
  • Documentation to serve as proof showing your status as a student

By submitting your article, you are giving us permission to use it either for promotional and/or marketing purposes. The top 5 esseys will be published in our site before a final decition on the winner is made.


Submission period will begin on January 12, 2017, and candidates will be accepted until October 12, 2017. On November 8, 2017, the winner will be announced. The scholarship funds will be issued and sent to the recipient before December 20, 2017.

We look forward to reading your essays and helping one of our participants with their education costs. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

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