Money Hunt: Mensa Foundation Scholarship

The Mensa Education and Research Foundation is accepting applications for its 2013 U.S. Scholarship Program.

The scholarship is based solely on applicants’ essays, rather than grades, academic programs or financial need. The essay can be no more than 550 words, and should explain the applicant’s career, academic and/or vocational goals, and how they plan to achieve them.

Eligibility requirements are:

  • The applicant must be enrolled in a degree program in an accredited U.S. institution of higher learning during the academic year following the application date.
  • The applicant must submit an application and essay explaining his or her career, academic and/or vocational goals.

Deadline to apply is Jan. 15, 2013.