Student Loan Hero, an unbiased solution to organize, manage, and repay your student loans, is thrilled to award two (2) $1,000 scholarships each semester to help alleviate educational costs.


To enter, please submit a short essay (500 words or less) answering one of the following:


1. What financial challenges have you overcome growing up?

2. How will receiving this scholarship help you achieve your future financial goals?

3. How will you manage your money both during and after college to make smart financial decisions?


Fall 2017 Semester

Opens: June 15

Deadline: August 15

Winner Contacted: August 30


Spring 2018 Semester

Opens: October 15

Deadline: December 15

Winner Contacted: January 2


Final winners will be selected by our team and contacted via the email address provided. 


  • Administered by: Student Loan Hero
  • Amount: $1,000.00
  • Deadline to apply: January 1, 2018
  • Date posted: 7/27/2016

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Location: United States
  • Available to:
    • Undergraduate
    • Graduate
    • Open to All
  • Minimum GPA: Not provided
  • Minimum credits: Not provided
  • Maximum credits: Not provided
  • FAFSA required?: No

Additional Scholarship Eligibility

All applicants must be actively enrolled (at least part-time)

Participants must be 18 years of age or older and legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia

Contact Information