The My Kid Needs Academic Scholarship is proud to announce that it has launched its scholarship program for 2017 to help support those in need of assistance with rising tuition fees. As a company, we are incredibly passionate about giving back to the community and place a great emphasis on the education and development of children and young adults.

The winner of this exciting scholarship will receive $1000 towards educational expenses for the academic year, paid directly to their university.

Scholarship Application Process

To be involved with the scholarship opportunity, please proceed with the following steps:

1. Write an amazing and beautifully crafted essay on the topic below and email your application to [email protected].

2. Fill out the application form below to provide us with all of your personal information in regards to your entry.

3. Your application MUST be submitted by the 23:59 on the 30th April 2017

We will accept applications from all nationalities, but please be aware you must be living in the US or UK (unless enrolled in a study abroad program) and your university or financial institution must an accredited institution.

Please note that only one application can be placed at a time from a student and anyone found submitting multiple applications will be disqualified from the scholarship.

Essay Topic 

We require all applicants to provide is with a short 1,500 word essay on the following topic:

“Toys have been around for hundreds of years and play a pivotal role within key areas in a child’s life. Discuss the importance of toys in the growth and development of children”

When submitting your essay, please make sure you proof read all parts, check for plagiarism and correct any spelling or grammatical errors. Unfortunately, any essays that do not meet our desired quality will be disqualified from the scholarship. To help with the quality control on your essay, we recommend you using a tool such as Grammarly.

Essays will be graded on the following four main criteria:

  • Perfect Grammar and Style of writing
  • Original and Creative Ideas
  • Thoroughly-Researched
  • Organized and Persuasive Writing

Applicant Eligibility

In order for us to proceed with your application, you must be an Undergraduate, a Graduate, or a High School senior with a legitimate acceptance letter from an accredited University or College, who is currently living in the United States of America or United Kingdom (unless enrolled in a study abroad program).

Payment Process

The deadline for the scholarship is April 30th 2017 at 11:59 EST. We will then proceed to announce the winner one week after the contest has finished.

The scholarship award must be applied to school expenses (including but not limited to tuition, books, fees and on-campus housing fees) during the 2017-2018 school year.

The winner must be able to provide proof of enrolment. If they are unable to do so, the prize money will be awarded to the next suitable candidate.

All payments will be made directly to the College or University’s financial aid office where it will then be transferred to the account of the winner.

Submit Your Information

Once you have completed the form below, you will receive a confirmation within 7 days that we have received your application.

Questions & Feedback

If you have any questions you would like to ask for more information in regards to this opportunity, please feel free to get in touch via [email protected]

About Us is an online platform grown and managed by child-loving parents just for parents who want nothing more than the best for their children. Our company mission is to support parents in making the right decisions when it comes to helping their children develop physically, mentally, socially and emotionally. We do this through the research of key kids products that help stimulate learning, increase social relationships and aid mental development.

We cover a wide range of great toys including things such as the popular electric cars for kids, top rated nerf guns, cool kid’s remote control cars, comfortable baby cribspowerful kids electric dirt bikes and much more!