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Memorials.com Remembering a Life Scholarship


2021 Scholarship Entry Details - Our 3rd Annual Scholarship coming up!


Life is a journey worth celebrating and remembering. Since 2002, Memorials.com has been the market leader in helping people remember their loved ones with cremation urns, cremation jewelry, headstones and other affordable memorial products. Now, Memorials.com wants to help students remember the life of someone important in their lives as they take this important next step in their careers.

The Remembering a Life scholarship from Memorials.com will offer 3 winners a total of $3,500 (combined) scholarships to three eligible college student planning to attend an accredited college for the 2021 school year.
 

Remembering a Life Scholarship by Memorials.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Scholarship Amount Total: $3,500
Scholarship Type: Annually New Video Essay Contest
Number of Beneficiaries 3: 1st Place: $2000.00 / 2nd Place: $1000.00 / 3rd Place: $500.00

Application Start Date: October 1, 2020
Application Deadline: June 30, 2021
Winner(s) Announced: August 1, 2021

Application Process:

  • To apply, please send one email to scholarship@memorials.com with all the documents attached:
  • In the e-mail:
    • First and Last Name
    • Email Address
    • Home Address
    • Phone Number
    • Country of Residency
    • Name of University / College you will attend
  • In the body of your email, please include a link to your YouTube video submission (see About the Video below for more details).
  • Attach to the Email
    • Include a short student bio about yourself and your time in school.
    • A clear photo of yourself. We will feature the scholarship winner on our website and on our social media channels.
    • Please also send a copy of your high school or college transcript.  Unofficial transcripts are accepted, but unofficial grade reports are not acceptable.
  • Important: To enter, you must submit your application via email no later than the deadline listed above. Incomplete applications or late submissions past the due date will not be accepted.

About Your YouTube Video:

  • The Remembering a Life video essay should be about someone who has died who has made an impact on your life.  The person you remember can be anyone who has affected your life in a positive way - be it a close family member or friend.  Discuss how this person's departure has impacted your life and what you have learned from the experience.
  • Your video should be no longer than 10 minutes in length. Be as creative as possible. Tell a story through video, pictures, visuals, music, animation, etc. It's up to you, so be creative and have fun with it.
  • In your YouTube video description, please include a link to Memorials.com at https://www.memorials.com. 
  • Finally, in your YouTube video description, please also add the hashtag #RememberingALife.
  • Example: Memorials.com Remembering a Life Video

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be an incoming freshman or an existing college student in an accredited college or university or planning to enroll in the next 12 months.
  • Only one application per student.
  • Only students who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia are eligible.
  • Employees of Memorials.com and their immediate relatives are not eligible.
  • Memorials.com reserves the right to verify all information, including the date of high school graduation and school enrollment status.
  • No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited.
  • Any taxes are solely the responsibility of the contest winner.
  • All applications become the property of Memorials.com.

Selection Criteria:

  • GPA (must be 3.0 or higher).
  • Content of essay, including creativity, clarity, and how well it addresses the topic.
  • The winner will be chosen by the staff and owners of Memorials.com.
  • The check for the scholarship will be sent directly to your college or university.
     

Congratulations to Our 2020 Scholarship Winners!

See our 2020 Scholarship Winners here. Congratulations to all of our winners and we look forward to handing out more scholarships in 2021!
 

Congratulations to Our 2019 Scholarship Winners!

See our 2019 Scholarship Winners here. Congratulations to all of our winners!

 
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