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The Big Dig Scholarship

Posted on 08 Mar, 2012 by admin



Amount and Deadline:

$3000 (1 Award) – June 1, 2012 (11:59pm ET)

Scholarship Description:

The Big Dig Scholarship is available to high school seniors who will be entering their first year of college and students who are currently in their first or second year of college. You must submit an essay between 500 and 1000 words that answers the following issue: “In 200 years, one of your relatives is going to be digging in what is now your backyard. They are going to find something that you buried in 2010 and it is going to put any financial worries they have to rest. Your job today is to decide what to bury. Your goal is to find something that will have immense value in the future.” In addition, you must be a resident of the United States to qualify for this award.

Additional Information:

Please visit the sponsor’s Web site ( for additional information and to apply.

Applicable Majors:

All fields of study

Tags: scholarships, financial aid, grants

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