Everyone at Fig is driven by their passion for helping communities become financially healthy, so we have created the Fig Loans Scholarship to support students who aspire to be a positive force for change in their communities. As decision-making at the local level is an important part of civic life, and being a good citizen is more important than ever, and Fig is committed to contributing to that growth across the states we lend in. 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 within Texas, Illinois, Missouri, Utah, Ohio, or Florida (if your parents live in one of these states and you grew up there, 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. Please send your resume, current college transcript and essay to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.