The MARK Z. Home Selling Team is the trusted leader in the Detroit Metro area for helping people buy and sell real estate. The team understands the importance of home ownership and wants to help college students develop a plan to reach their goal of buying a home. For this reason, the company is pleased to offer the "MARK Z. Home Selling Team Scholarship Award”.
While buying a home may be the last thing on college student's minds, MARK Z. knows that habits developed during this time period will play a substantial role in eventual ownership. If students can begin to devise and execute a plan for home ownership during their college years, they will be significantly further ahead of the game.
Any current, full-time student of an accredited American university or college, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is eligible. There is no age requirement.
Write essay 400-600 words in length on the topic: How are you going to buy your first home? The company believes it's never too early to start thinking about home ownership and developing a plan to make the most important purchase of ones life.
Email your essay in a PDF or Word format to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Submissions must include your full name, school you will be attending and contact information.
The essay submission deadline is 12:00 midnight EST August 1st 2015 for fall semester and December 1st 2015 for the spring semester. Scholarships will be awarded August 15th 2015 and December 15th 2015.
Two gifts totalling $5,000 will be awarded annually. Each semester (spring and fall), one recipient will receive a $2,500 scholarship to the institution of their choice. The scholarship will be sent directly to the school’s financial aid office.
Essays will be reviewed by The MARK Z Home Selling Team Scholarship Committee and the winner will be announced on the MARK Z Home Selling Team website. The winner will also be notified via email.
The scholarship funds awarded are to be used for tuition and books only. Once awarded, a check will be written to the recipient’s enrolled school and credited for academic costs. Scholarship is non-renewable and is only good for one semester cycle. Recipients are only eligible to receive the scholarship once during their lifetime.