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3 cash prizes will be awarded:

  • $3000 to first place
  • $2000 to second place
  • $1000 to third place

How to apply:

  1. Fill in all of the information about yourself (the applicant). All information is required.
  2. In 500 words or less write a response to the following questions:
    "What is independence? What is the importance of independence in your life?"
  3. Applications will no longer be accepted after July 25th, 2019.
  4. Once the contest is closed, all essays will be reviewed and the winners will be notified by email on or before September 1st, 2019
  5. One entry per person.
  6. Applicant must be: Current US citizen, currently enrolled in an accredited 2 or 4 year college or university for Fall of 2019, and have a most recent GPA of 2.5 or above.

Applicant information (winner's information will be verified)

  • Direct Textbook does not sell or share your personal information

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