Bankdash Scholarship Program 2022 Results

Congratulations to Makenna Milbauer who is the winner of the 2022 Bankdash Scholarship. Makenna is an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina in Beaufort and expects to graduate in 2025. Congratulations Makenna!

The 2023 Bankdash Scholarship Program details will be released in the coming months.

2022 Program Essay Guidelines

Your essay submission is the most important element of your application for this scholarship. Please review the below guidelines carefully to ensure that your essay follows all of the instructions:

  • Essay Question: What steps can the public and private sector take to dramatically improve financial literacy in the United States?
  • The essay can only have one author which must also be the applicant.
  • Each applicant can only enter one submission each year.
  • Essay must be between 1,000 and 1,500 words, not including references.
  • Essays must be submitted online in a .pdf or .doc format.
  • Essay submissions must be a single document and the header of each page of the essay must include the author’s full name and a page number.
  • Essay entries must have a cover page with the following information
    • Applicant’s name
    • Essay Title
    • Mailing address
    • Phone Number
    • E-mail address
    • Accredited Post-Secondary Institution You’re Attending
    • Anticipated Year of Graduation
    • Cumulative GPA
    • Current Status in the United States (Citizen or other Legal Resident)
  • Essay entries must include appropriate references and citations.
  • Essay entries must be the original work of the applicant. Any evidence of plagiarism will lead to immediate disqualification.
  • Essay submissions should be in Times New Roman, 12-point font and with 1-inch margins.
  • Entries will be judged for the strength of their arguments, originality of their solutions and clarity of expression.
  • All submissions must be sent to the e-mail address by the indicated deadline.