Self Lender Scholarship for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Self Lender is excited to announce our first semi-annual scholarship for college students with entrepreneurial aspirations.

Starting a business is hard. Entrepreneurs, young and old, need the help and support of the community around them to be successful. This is why our founders have decided to give back to the entrepreneurial community.

Who are we looking for?

To be considered for the $1,000 College Scholarship For Aspiring Entrepreneurs, you must be a full-time university students enrolled in a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program.

This scholarship is open to students who are pursuing a degree in one of the following majors: business, finance, entrepreneurship, computer science, economics, accounting, or mathematics.

If that sounds like you, please apply!

What do we need from you?

Application is open from April 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015

  1. Your current college transcript

  2. Your current resume

  3. A 500 to 800-word essay on the following topic:

“Tell us how you interact with banks today. Where do you think the future of banking is headed? What would your ideal bank look like? How would it operate? Would it be a mobile-only bank? Are you doing anything to build credit history today? If so, how are you doing it?”

Please send your college transcript, resume, and your 500 to 800-word essay to After we receive all of the information, we will have our team go through and pick the winner!

The winner will be announced no later than August 1, 2015. The application entry is open from April 1, 2015, through June 30, 2015. We will announce the recipient on August 1, 2015. For the direct link to the scholarship click here.

What is Self Lender?

Self Lender is a consumer finance company that helps people build credit history and gain access to affordable financial products.

See more information about past scholarship winners.

Written on May 21, 2015

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