Everyone at Fig is driven by their passion for helping communities become financially healthy, so we have created the Fig Loans Scholarship to help students who aspire to be a positive force for change in their communities. Since decision-making at the local level is becoming an important part of civic life, being a good citizen is more important than ever, and Fig is committed to supporting that growth in our home, Houston. The Fig Loans scholarship is one of the many ways we hope to empower the leaders of tomorrow. If you have the desire to make a difference with your career, we would love to hear your story! Must be a full-time student enrolled in a two year, four year, or graduate program attending school or have a permanent address in the greater Texas area (if your parents live in Texas and you grew up here, you are eligible). All majors are welcome; positive impact on communities comes in all different forms and we celebrate that. Must be a permanent residents or U.S. citizen. Please submit a current college transcript, resume, 400 to 800 word essay on the following topic: At Fig, we are committed to taking down the predatory lending system, you can learn more about our story at www.figloans.com/about. What is an issue in your community that you are passionate about? How did you become passionate about this issue, have you been involved with solving that issue, and how do you plan to use your education to affect long lasting change. The deadline for submission is October 15, 2018. Please send your resume, current college transcript and essay to scholarship@figloans.com. Please also include your name in the title of your email. After the submission deadline, our team will review all applications and select a winner.

Award Information

Award Amount
$1,000
Number of Awards
1
Application Deadline
October 15
Available to Class Level
None specified
Renewability
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
Texas
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Scholarship Chair
Fig Tech Inc.
Address
335 Madison Ave 16th FLoor
City, State, Zip
New York, NY , 10017
Telephone
(832) 80200344
E-mail
scholarship@figloans.com
Website
Website

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