Treating our customers with care, and working with them in a friendly and transparent way is the right instrument to motivate and teach them to use their money correctly.
At 12M Loans, apart from striving to become the best connecting service where users can find a suitable loan, be it a payday loan, cash advance, a personal loan, or a loan for bad credit, we also truly believe that building financial literacy should start at an early age.
And just because we strive to be better at what we are doing, at 12M Loans we have launched for a couple of year now now a scholarship for students. In this way we're sure we're contributing to their financial education, and further to a better, more financially-independent world.
We are proud to present to you our Winners, who stood out of the majority given their visions, ambitions, and desire to learn.
After a thorough analysis of all the submissions based on correctness, originality, quality of content, and applicability of suggestions the following candidates have been selected so far as Winners in our Scholarship Contest.
Meet our Spring 2018 Scholarship Winner – Edidem Ekpoudom!
Meet our Summer 2018 Scholarship Winner – Abiodun Oni!
Meet our Fall 2018 Scholarship Winner – Raja Hussain!
Meet our Spring 2019 Winner & favorites – Kimberly, Daphnee and Nnenna!
Meet our Summer 2019 Winner & favorites - Nicole, Bisola and Andre Alexander!
Meet our Winter 2020 Winner & the Favorite - Aysiah and Britta!
12M Loans will grant a $500 Scholarship two times a year to students for covering education costs. The Scholarship will be recurring, and we will award it two times a year.
- At least eighteen (18) years old;
- Full-time or part-time enrolled in a U.S. school, college, professional, trade school or accredited university;
- U.S.A. citizen or resident;
- Having a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8.
How Can You Participate
You should submit an original video or infographic accompanied by an essay in English of no less than 750 words. Your application should reflect one of the following topics:
- Underestimated Emergency Fund and Why Does It Merit Attention?
- Why is it important to be financially literate as a student?
You also should Like and Share at least one of our profiles on Facebook or Twitter.
Just Submit Your Application!
We are waiting for the applications (the link to the video or the infographic and the essay) at email@example.com
All incoming e-mails should contain student’s contact information (name, date of birth, University, the city of residence, etc.), and the academic transcript for 2019 or the last semester.
The Deadline for submission is 06.30.2020.
We Engage to
Important Additional Aspects
- We will disqualify you if your work will be plagiarized, and will not comply with our requirements.
- We will not consider applications received after the deadline.
- If you send your application, you accept to make your name and photo public, in case of winning the scholarship or in case of qualifying as a finalist.
- In case of winning the scholarship or being selected as a finalist, we may post the work on our website without further notice.
- We do not apply any fees for taking part in our contest.
We Wish You Good Luck!
Fall 2018 Scholarship Contest Winner
Name: Raja Hussain
Institution: University of Maryland College Park
Subject: Informational Systems
Graduation Year: 2021
Raja has submitted an elaborate essay and an interesting infographic on “Increasing the Chances of Getting a Job After College”.
Spring 2019 Scholarship Winner and Favorites
Name: Kimberly Absher
Institution: Washington State University
Subject: MA in Strategic Communication
Graduation Year: 2019
Hobbies: Volunteer work with local health non-profits
Social Media Profile:
In fact, we were pleasantly surprised to receive so many valuable essays this Spring, that we couldn't help to particularly mention our favorite applicants by granting them a $50 prize each.
Name: Daphnee Paul
Institution: Santa Fe College
Graduation Year: N/A
Hobbies: Loves experimenting with cooking
The story behind Nnenna's essay has literally impressed us. Her experience is inspiring and we encourage everyone to follow her example when it comes to applying for scholarships 🙂
Summer 2019 Scholarship Winner and Favorites
We are so happy to see the growing interest in the 12M Loans Scholarship. It is so pleasant to receive more and more valuable essays with each edition. But it is more and more difficult for us to select a single winner. So, it seems to become a tradition to mention also 2 favorite applicants by granting them a $50 prize each.
Name: Andre Alexander Noble
Institution: Santa Fe College
Graduation Year: 2019
Hobbies: Reading science fiction related to the African Diaspora
Winter 2020 Scholarship Winner and Favorite
Name: Aysiah Xiong
Institution: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Degree: Bachelor of Art
Major: Film, Video, Animation & New Genres
Graduation Year: 2023
Social Profiles: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Instagram
Aysiah has submitted an awesome essay and a comprehensive infographic illustrating "The Best Ways to Overcome Financial Hardship" that demonstrate her consciousness and deep knowledge of financial issues.
The 12M Loans Scholarship Contest Committee would like to thank all students that submitted their essays, videos/ infographics. We are happy to observe the raising activity of students along with their competency in the financial side of life.
In the Winter 2020 edition of our scholarship contest, we would like to distinguish one more outstanding essay that is awarded a 50$ prize.
Name: Britta Holmberg
Institution: Biola University
Major: Biology and Art
Graduation Year: 2024
Britta has also chosen to submit an essay and an inspirational infographic on the "Where Indebtedness Will Lead Me" topic.