Every month, Varsity Tutors offers a $1000 scholarship for the best essay response to a specific prompt.

Who is eligible for the Varsity Tutors College Scholarship?

Eligibility for theVarsity Tutors College Scholarship contest is limited to individuals who are at least 16 years of age on or before their entry into the Varsity Tutors College Scholarship contest.

How to apply to the Varsity Tutors College Scholarship:

Write a well-crafted essay between 200 and 900 words responding to the following prompt:

If the roles were reversed, which academic subject would you teach and why?

You are able to fill out the information and submit your essay online. Make sure it is written in 12 point font, and remember:

  • Content must not be of an offensive, explicit, negative, or controversial nature.
  • Essay must follow an organized, multiple-paragraph format.
  • Essay must exhibit the standard rules of grammar & mechanics.

For a handy list of the application rules, click here.

How much is the Varsity Tutors College Scholarship worth?

The winner will receive $1000!

When is the Varsity Tutors College Scholarship application due?

Your completed application and essay must be submitted by  September 15, 2016 at 11:59 PM.

Have another question about the Varsity Tutors College Scholarship? Contact Varsity Tutors at

Best of luck to all applicants! 

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