Application Closes June 30th, 2020
Scholarships Awarded on July 30th, 2020
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What does the scholarship include?
Moonfish provides financial support in the form of $1,000
Who can apply for the scholarship?
All undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in accredited higher education programs in North America and have plans to study abroad.
What if I plan to study abroad during the Spring or Summer Semester, am I still eligible?
Yes. As long as you are an enrolled undergraduate/graduate student and your study abroad program is part of your course requirements, we encourage you to apply for the scholarship.
So, if I'm currently enrolled in an international school outside of North America, can I still apply?
No. You must be enrolled in an accredited higher education program in the United States or Canada.
Right now, I'm employed as a college teacher. Am I eligible for this scholarship?
Unfortunately, no. The program only caters to enrolled undergraduate and graduate students who will study abroad in fulfillment of their course/program's requirements.
What do I need to do to apply?
Full out our application form and make sure you answer all fields. You will also need to submit a 500-word essay telling us your story and why you deserve this scholarship. Make sure you do this by June 30, 2020. No essay, no pass.
Classes will start in September. When will I know the results?
Awarding of scholarships will be on July 30th, 2020.
Terms & Conditions
The Moonfish Scholarship Fund is open to any citizen and/or resident of the United States (and its territories and possessions) is enrolled full-time at an accredited institution of higher learning. All other entries that do not meet these standards will be disqualified.
One entry per student. If verified that a participant has sent in more than one application, ALL submitted entries of said person will be disqualified.
The application period starts on March 31 at 12:00am PST. All applications must be submitted no later than 11:59PM (PST) of June 30, 2020.
The awardee will be contacted on July 30th, 2020 with the scholarship money being awarded no later than 30 days of notification.
All fields of the application form must be answered. The essay portion must not exceed 500 words. It must include a title and be fully written in English. Failure to comply may render an application ineligible.
Essays are the intellectual property of the applicant and must therefore be produced with integrity. It must be an original composition of the applicant and it must not be in the public domain. Should a participant submit false information or plagiarized property, this will result in immediate disqualification.
The submission of false information will result in automatic disqualification.
All applicants must be planning to study abroad within the next immediate academic term - whether fall, spring or summer semester.
Once the application form and essay have been answered fully and submitted, Moonfish will NOT be sending out confirmation emails to notify acceptance of application. And though we are grateful for your participation, there will also be no notifications sent to non-winning participants.
Once awarded, the scholarship fund is non-transferable. Competition is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Winner will be solely responsible for any federal, state or local taxes. Winner must provide an email address to which Moonfish will notify the awardee a publicity release and a W-9 for tax purposes in order to qualify for receipt of the scholarship award in the amount of $1,000. Once completed, the winner must provide a valid PayPal account email address to which the scholarship funds will be sent.
All essays and all rights to their publication become the property of Moonfish, which may use, edit and excerpt these entries for purposes promotional or otherwise including placing them online without compensation, additional or otherwise. Moonfish reserves the right to use the winners’ names and other basic information in any advertising or promotional materials relating to this scholarship without further notification, permission, or compensation to the winner, except where prohibited by law.
Moonfish reserves the right to disqualify any entry deemed inappropriate for publication per the company’s discretion.