Respond to Prompt
For each of our essays, students are expected to respond to the essay prompt provided, within 500-1,000 words.
All contestants will have the option to vote and rate all submissions according to clarity, grammatical usage, and persuasiveness. Help us choose the best submission!
Share your submission on social media to encourage others to help you win! Also, be sure to follow Tutor the People on Facebook to stay in the loop with all scholarship announcements.

More about the process…

• Prompt •

Tutor the People Scholarship 08/15/15: What is your preferred field of study in education? Please tell us about what significant person, event, etc. in this field has influenced you, and how.

Word limit: 500 – 1,000 words

• Submit •

Submit your essay by clicking “Submit Entry” below. Please copy/paste your title and essay from a word processor to the dedicated fields.

• Share • 

Share your entry via email and social media to get more votes for your submission! (see below for voting guidelines)

Use #TTPSCHOLARSHIP in social media postings.

• Vote •

Review other submissions and submit votes.

• Win •

The student with the highest number of votes wins a $1,000 scholarship made payable to their educational institution!


  1. You are not obligated to upload a photo of yourself. In the image field, please upload either a photo of yourself (selfie), photo of your family, landscape, etc.
  2. We accept submissions beginning 05/15 – 08/15.
  3. Voting begins 07/15/15.
  4. There is a one vote limit per person.
  5. Email if you have any questions.

Essay “Do and Don’ts”
Click here to read about the “Do and Don’ts” of scholarship essay submissions.


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History is a boring subject. This phrase has been repeated throughout my educational career for as long as I remember. One can only listen to a false statement for so long until they become convinced that it is true. I Read the rest

A Strange But Powerful Dream

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I am planning on going to ETBU this next fall after completing high school, to begin my studies to become a children’s pastor somewhere is the world. I have picked this college as my first choice mainly because of the Read the rest

Becoming a Neonatal Nurse

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Hello, my name is Sabrina Barker. Next fall I will be attending Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff AZ. All my life I have known that I wanted to work in a field that had something to do with helping others Read the rest