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OppU Achievers Scholarship

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The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others.

Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement.

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To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question below. For an idea of what our review committee is looking for, take a look at these scholarship essay examples from past recipients.

Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant’s essay response. Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.

To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.



    In 500 words or fewer, please tell us why you’re an achiever. How have you created opportunity for yourself? How have you created opportunity for others? Did you start a small business? Are you the founder of a community program? How did you overcome the odds and make your dreams—or the dreams of others—come true? Please include links to any relevant material that demonstrates your accomplishments.

  • Terms & Conditions

  • CONSUMER DISCLOSURE. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. THE OPPLOANS SCHOLARSHIP IS OPEN TO ANY CITIZEN OR RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, OR UNITED STATES TERRITORIES WHO IS A HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR OR CURRENT UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE STUDENT WHO IS ENROLLED IN A 2- OR 4- YEAR PUBLIC OR PRIVATE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. All other entries will be disqualified. OppLoans will grant the scholarship to the applicant we deem most qualified. Employees of OppLoans ("Sponsor") and its divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, promotional or marketing agencies and their immediate family members (spouse, children, parents and siblings) and persons living in family member homes are not eligible for the OppLoans Scholarship.

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