2023-2024 Money Fit $1,000 College Scholarship Award
The application period for our 2023-2024 scholarship is now open and Money Fit wants to help you get off to a good start with your secondary education!
Apply for a chance to win $1,000 towards your college expenses.
Our challenge is fairly simple but it should help you start thinking about your financial future and give us solid insights on areas we can address in future financial education projects.
So break out your laptop and fill out the survey!
- Attend school in the United States
- Are in grades 9 – 12 or are enrolled in Freshman or Sophomore years in college that are attending public, private, religious, or charter schools
- Are enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program
- Are attending a home school program
False or inaccurate contact and school-related information
Multiple entries by or on behalf of the same individual
Money Fit Annual Scholarship Rules & Guidelines
Thank you for your interest in the MONEY FIT BY DRS Scholarship Program.
We offer ONE award, which is available to all United States citizens or legal residents, who reside in the United States, who are students no older than 20 years of age and no younger than 16 years of age as of the end of the Scholarship Contest Period and who (1) attend school in the United States, and (2) who are in grades 9 -12 or are enrolled in Freshman or Sophomore years in college that are attending public, private, religious, or charter schools, or (3) are enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program, or (4) are attending a home school program.
The purpose of the MONEY FIT National Scholarship Program is to provide financial assistance to students interested in pursuing a Money Fit life.
An individual may receive a MONEY FIT scholarship only once.
Award recipients who withdrew or graduated from college will forfeit their scholarship.
$1,000 Annual Scholarship Announced August 1st, 2024
The Award will be distributed in the amount of $1,000 USD within 3 months of the award announcement
Complete Eligibility Rules and Guidelines
Effective September 1, 2023 at 12:01 AM EDT
Deadline: July 15, 2024 at 11:59 PM HST
SECTION 1: GENERAL RULES
Beginning on Wednesday, September 1, 2023 and running through Friday, July 15th, 2024.
From Wednesday, September 1, 2023 through Friday, July 15, 2024 (the scholarship “Contest Entry Period”), Money Fit by DRS, Inc. will host a scholarship contest in the states of Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming and the District of Columbia.
Only one entry per student is permitted. Entries that are incomplete, are submitted late, do not answer all required questions, contain information other than as requested, or otherwise do not comply with these Official Rules and Regulations will be automatically disqualified. By entering the Scholarship Contest, entrants agree that Money Fit by DRS, Inc. will own and administer 100% of the copyright in all entries submitted, with the perpetual right to use such entries, and that said entries are solely the work of the entrant for whom they are submitting an entry. Money Fit by DRS, Inc. may edit for grammar, modify for style only, and distribute the submitted entries with no additional notification or permission of the entrant. Entries will only be used to further the educational mission and goals of Money Fit by DRS, Inc.
To enter, eligible students (see Section 2 for eligibility requirements) must access the application website and complete the survey following the Submission Guidelines as detailed in Section III. We will not accept or consider entries that are mailed or emailed. As further detailed in Section 7, entrants agree to accept and be bound by all terms of these Official Rules and Regulations and to accept and be bound by the decisions of Money Fit by DRS, Inc., whose decisions are final with respect to all matters of the Contest.
SECTION 2: ELIGIBILITY
The Scholarship Contest is open to all United States citizens or legal residents, who reside in the United States and have permanent residence in a state listed in section one and who are students who are no older than 20 and no younger than 16 as of the deadline of the Scholarship Contest Period who (1) attend school in the United States, and (2) who are in or enrolled in grades 9 -12 or are enrolled full-time (12 or more semester credit hours) in the first or second years of college that are attending public, private, religious, or charter schools, or (3) are enrolled in a GED or correspondence school program, or (4) are attending a home school program in the equivalent grades listed under (2).
Employees of Money Fit by DRS, Inc. and their family members are ineligible. Scholarship judges and their family members are also ineligible.
SECTION 3: SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Each submission must include answers to the 20 multiple-choice questions and must be submitted by 11:59 PM HST on July 15, 2024. Only online submissions will be accepted for the contest. Answers are required but have no influence on your eligibility or on your chances of winning.
SECTION 4: DRAWING AND TIMING
After the Contest Period, Money Fit by DRS, Inc. will use a digitally randomized program to select the prize winner. Entries will be evaluated based on eligibility. Applicants with multiple entries will be disqualified and eliminated from the drawing. The Winner will be announced on the contest site on or before August 1st, 2024.
Money Fit by DRS, Inc. reserves the right in their sole administration of the Contest to disqualify any individual they find or believe to: (i) be tampering with the entry process or the administration of the Contest, or (ii) be acting in violation of these Official Rules and Regulations.
The selection of the randomizing program is within the sole and absolute discretion of Money Fit by DRS, Inc. The program selected by Money Fit by DRS, Inc. will not have a direct connection to anyone in a position to affect the objectivity and impartiality of the contest.
SECTION 5: AWARD
Winners will be announced on the contest site on or before August 1st, 2024. Winners must provide publicity photos, contact information, and school information in order to receive prize money. Winners will receive the following prize based on the selection process as outlined in Section 4.
Cash prize for Winner of Money Fit by DRS, Inc. Scholarship Contest
One Winner Will Be Selected and Announced by 8/1/2024
Grand Prize Scholarship Award – $1,000
The prize will be awarded within three (3) months of the announcement of the Contest winner. Prize not claimed within 180 days of the check date or the end of the Contest announcement date will be void. Money Fit by DRS, Inc. will make its best effort to mail the prize to the winner and is not responsible for incorrect address provided by the contestant. A valid United States address, within a state listed in Section 1 is required for delivery, via certified mail, of the scholarship prize-winnings. All entrants are solely responsible for understanding and complying with any and all federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances that may apply to the entrants and the activities or business in which such entrants may engage. Since scholarship funds are dispersed directly to the winner, there may be tax consequences associated with the prizes and income received by the Contest winner, which may include, without limitation, an obligation to report as income and to pay taxes on such income to federal, state, or local authorities. The Contest winner is responsible for determining the tax consequences of the income received and complying with all applicable laws in all respects. The contest winner is solely responsible for understanding and complying with any and all federal, state, and local laws, codes, regulations, and ordinances.
SECTION 6: PRIVACY STATEMENT
SECTION 7: AVAILABILITY DISCLAIMER
The administration of the Contest, including, without limitation, determining the eligibility of a student or entry, selecting of a drawing program, evaluating any submitted entry, and awarding of the prizes, is within the sole and absolute discretion of Money Fit by DRS, Inc. No student or parent or teacher, or person or organization related thereto, has a right to appeal, contest, dispute, or otherwise challenge any aspect of the administration of the Contest, and any decision of Money Fit by DRS, Inc. is final in all respects.
Money Fit by DRS, Inc. assumes no responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized by this contest or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries into this Contest. Money Fit by DRS, Inc. is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, or delayed entries or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of players on account of technical problems, or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof.
If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, malware, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Money Fit by DRS, Inc., which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this contest or for any reason Money Fit by DRS, Inc. deems it necessary, Money Fit by DRS, Inc. reserves the right to cancel, modify, or delay the Contest.
SECTION 8: NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY
In administering the Contest, Money Fit by DRS, Inc. will not discriminate in any manner, including on the basis of race, gender, color, nationality, ethnicity, or place of origin.