2014 Scholarship Winners

1st Place: Paige Alenick

1st Place: Paige Alenick

Woodcliff, NJ
2nd Place: Tarina Evanger

2nd Place: Tarina Evanger

Bothell, MA
3rd Place: Bea Sun

3rd Place: Bea Sun

Ladera Ranch, CA

About Our Scholarship

At TakeLessons, we’re all about helping students find their passion, whether it’s academic, musical, artistic, or something totally off-the-wall. And for many, heading to college is a huge step toward the career of your dreams and reaching your ultimate goals.

If you need a little financial assistance getting there, we’re here to help! We’re excited to announce our first-ever scholarship competition, with the chance to win one of three scholarship prizes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Writing Tips

Official Rules

2014 Scholarship Essay Question

If you could earn a living doing what you love most, what would it be, and how would it change the world? Describe the specific goals you would set to make that dream a reality.

How Do I Apply?

Tell Your Story

Write a short essay – no more than 250 words – using the official 2014 TakeLessons Scholarship essay question written in the section above.

Publish Your Essay

Submit your essay here, where it will be automatically published on our website – you’ll even receive your very own page on our website that you can promote.

Share With Friends & Family

Promote your entry by sharing the link with your friends, family, and community – they’ll be the ones voting to get you to the finalist round!

Why Should I Apply?

It’s Easy

No need for transcripts, letters of recommendations, or portfolios – all you need to apply is a short essay that’s no more than 250 words. It’s a small time investment with a huge reward if you win.

Three Scholarships

We’ll be congratulating not just one, but three winners! Enter for your chance at $1000, $2000, or $5000.

Every Bit Counts

When you’re looking for financial help, every little bit counts! Most college counselors agree that scholarships are a numbers game; the more you apply for, the greater your chances of winning that financial support.

Ready to Get Started?