The winner of the 2017 Directtextbook.com Scholarship Essay Contest is Jose Angel Aguila! Thank you to all of those who participated this year.

Meet the winner of the 2017 Directtextbook.com Scholarship Essay Contest.

Jose is a film maker at Loyola Marymount University focusing on Screenwriting and Cinematography. He’s also a staff photographer for the Loyolan, the on-campus newspaper, and is a member of several Latino clubs on campus.

On his plans for the future, Jose says, “I hope to work as a director, writer, and cinematographer on films that focus on People of Color and minorities because we are under-represented in film and representation can go a long way. I want to create stories that speak to the masses and can change the perspectives of those with damaging beliefs.”

Aside from film, Jose also has a passion for music. Self-taught, he has learned how to play the guitar and piano through YouTube videos and boo... more »
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We're excited to announce the 2017 DirectTextbook.com Haiku Scholarship Contest! Directtextbook.com invites you to enter your original haiku poem that captures the essence of what the word "Awaken" means to you for a chance to receive one of six $500.00 scholarships.

Here's how the winning entries will be... more »
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The winner of the 2017 High School Senior Scholarship Essay Contest is Alyssa Kruse! Thanks to each high school senior that participated in this year's contest, we appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and ideas.

Meet the winner of the 2017 High School Senior Scholarship Essay Contest.

Alyssa will be attending the University of South Florida this fall where she plans to pursue an exploratory curriculum major in math, engineering, and technology. Alyssa is looking forward to all of the new experiences college has to offer, particularly the symphony orchestra. She will be trying out this fall and is hoping to make the orchestra so she can gain musical experience. Alyssa is also excited about being given the opportunity to expand her education in order to help her find a career which expresses her true passions. While she isn't studying, she will be enjoying her hobbies which include reading, watching movies, going to the beac... more »
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Participate in our scholarship contest for your chance to win part of $8,500 in prize money.

Direct Textbook wants to hear your thoughts on the following questions: ... more »
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What are we looking for in an award winning essay? Here are a few guidelines to help you in your writing process:

Back to basics – Carefully look over your essay for any spelling or grammar errors before submitting it. Read your work out loud to make sure wording and sentence structure is correct. Having someone proof read your essay can be very helpful to find errors you may have missed or clarify points that are unclear. ... more »
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