Scholarship

Company Background

Life Insurance Settlements, Inc. is the world’s largest broker of life settlements. Their professional and experienced management team has been involved with brokering of tens of thousands of unique life settlement transactions dating back to 1993. Their exceptional reputation has allowed their ability to maintain partnerships with a large number of funding entities on behalf of their clients. Based in the state of Florida, Life Insurance Settlements has maintained an excellent, good-standing status in the state with the Florida Divisions of Corporations. To learn more or schedule a consultation, please visit them at www.lisettlements.com.

Scholarship Background

The best minds of tomorrow’s work force have yet to be discovered, and we know that they come from all walks of life and socioeconomic backgrounds. We also believe that any financial support, large or small, can serve as a spark for someone’s education, where a different path may have otherwise been taken. With these beliefs in mind, Life Insurance Settlements has created a $1,000 scholarship fund.

Submission Guidelines

Eligibility

Current Life Insurance Settlements employees or the immediate family of current Life Insurance Settlements employees are not eligible for entry. All applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Applicants must either be an incoming college freshman for the spring 2017 academic semester or a current undergraduate or graduate student of any accredited two or four year college, university or institute. To see if your school is eligible, please visit: http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx

Submission

All entries must be entered through the official Life Insurance Settlements ‘Legacy’ Scholarship submission form, which can be found below. No paper or hard copy submissions will be accepted. All essays must be written in English. Submissions must be uploaded in either a Microsoft Word or PDF format. Personal information submitted will be used solely for the use of awarding the scholarship and will not be used for any other function on lisettlements.com. Life Insurance Settlements reserves the right to publish content from the submitted essays themselves.

Judging

The winning essay will be judged on the following criteria: content, style, creativity, and how persuasively the applicant presents his or her point of view. After the deadline of March 31, 2017, all entries will be reviewed. After review, the winning essay will be selected by a panel of three judges.

Prize

The applicant of the winning essay will receive a one-time scholarship of $1,000 to be applied to the following school-related expenses: tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board. Funds must be used in the 2017 academic year. Scholarship funds are provided by Life Insurance Settlements and will be paid via mail to the Financial Aid Office of the winning applicant’s college.

2017 Eligibility Requirements

Enrollment:

The Life Insurance Settlements ‘Legacy’ Scholarship is open to any student enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program by September 1, 2016 at any accredited U.S. college, university or institute.

Application:

Each applicant must submit an essay of 500 words or less that includes the following:

  1. Applicant’s name, address, phone number, and the university or institute of attendance as of September 1, 2016.
  2. ESSAY QUESTION: Describe the positive influence that an elderly person has had on your life. The essay should include a biography of that person. Life experiences that they have gone through. How your life has been affected by this person.
Where to Apply:

Each applicant must submit his/her application by using the online form below – following the above instructions to complete the scholarship application.

Application Submission Deadline:

March 31, 2017

Award:

One student will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship.

Award Date:

April 15, 2017 ALL APPLICANT SUBMISSIONS ARE SUBJECT TO THE GUIDELINES BELOW

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