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Student Memes Scholarship

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1 winner$500
Application Deadline
Nov 1, 2020
Winners Announced
Nov 3, 2020
Education Level
Recent scholarship winners

When people ask what makes you laugh the most, what do you usually tell them?

Some will say their siblings, others will think of their best friend, but for many, they are the memes they constantly see on the internet. 

For the past couple of decades, memes have emerged as laughter mechanisms in many corners of the world. They aren’t a new concept, though. 

When cinemas first became popular in the ’40s, it was not uncommon to see iconic lines from popular films posted all across major cities.

Today, creating and sharing original memes is easier than ever. Now, members can earn a scholarship for their love of memes!

The scholarship is open to anyone in school and anyone with student debt. To enter, all you need to do is:

Here’s how:

  1. Submit your favorite memes related to student debt, school, or anything related to education. Bonus points for humor and originality.
  2. Share a short caption for the meme(s), including your Instagram handle.
  3. Follow the @BoldDotOrg Instagram account and like/comment on your favorite posts.

The best submissions will get featured on the @BoldDotOrg Instagram account, and the winner will be announced via Instagram as well! will be awarding a scholarship each day in November to celebrate National Scholarship Month. Follow along on's Instagram and TikTok for daily announcements of scholarships and winners!

Selection Criteria:
Fire Memes
Published October 27, 2020
Essay Topic

Submit your memes, captions, and Instagram handle here.

1–150 words

Winning Application

Victoria Pennell
Indian River State CollegeFt. Pierce, FL
These memes are so relatable for me lol. My Instagram is victoria_pennell_


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Nov 1, 2020. Winners will be announced on Nov 3, 2020.

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