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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

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

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  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 IP address.
  5. Email scholarships@tutorthepeople.com if you have any questions.

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Total votes for the Contest "Essay Contest" : 10620

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612-559-4026
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