How will I receive the scholarship money if I win?
The scholarship money will be sent directly to your school to be applied to your tuition.
What is the essay question?
"Nowadays people know the price of everything, and the value of nothing." - Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Grey
Do you think this is true of today? Has this changed since Oscar Wilde wrote it in 1890? If so, what changed? Please provide examples to support your position.
Do you have any tips on how to win?
Double check your spelling and grammar. Keep your essay focused on the topic required. For more writing tips, check out How to Improve Your Essay Writing in 7 Steps via the Course Hero Blog.
How will I know if I won?
We’ll contact winners via the email you provided by December 31, 2019.
Who is eligible?
Anyone 16 years of age or older who either plans to attend or is currently attending an accredited college or university. For a full list of accredited schools, please visit ope.ed.gov/accreditation.
How often can I apply?
You can apply once every application period (every three months).
Do you have any other scholarships?
Yes! We have a number of other scholarship opportunities to help you pay for school. Learn more here.
How will I be judged?
Applicants will be assessed based on the quality of their essay responses, as long as they meet all the other requirements for applying.
What is Course Hero?
Course Hero helps empower students and educators to succeed! Discover the largest online library of study resources like notes, test prep materials and study guides—or get personalized help from our online tutors, 24/7. Learn more here.
Who do I contact if there’s a technical issue with my application?
For any questions or technical issues, please visit our support page. We’ll be happy to help!
Do I have to be a Course Hero member to apply?
To apply for any Course Hero scholarships, you’re required to sign up for a free account. However, no purchase is necessary, and you don’t have to upgrade your membership unless you want to.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Course Hero, Inc. Academic Hero 2019 Scholarship Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Course Hero, Inc. (“Course Hero”).