50+ Scholarship: Lifelong Learning Contest

July 19, 2012

At Impowerage Magazine, we believe there is always something new to learn, and we are pleased to announce the 2nd annual 50+ scholarship to help you pursue your next career move, hobby or creative passion. The selected winner will receive $400 to help them continue their lifelong learning.

Whether you are attending university for a degree, taking a community class, learning a new language or perfecting a new skill, you can apply for financial assistance to help you continue learning.


How to Enter the 50+ Scholarship

There are two ways to enter the Lifelong Learning Contest. The deadline for all entries is August 17th at 11:59pm PST.

    1. Facebook Contest:
      Leave a comment on the 50+ Scholarship Facebook app and complete the sentence, “If I won the 50+ Impowerage Scholarship, I would…” You can also leave more information about about why you want to learn about it and any other relevant information.
    2. Application Form:
      If you don’t have a Facebook account you can use this form to submit your entry.

Voting Round

A panel of judges will pick the top entries from all the submissions and then users will vote for the top entry between August 23rd and the 31st. The winner with the most votes will be awarded the $400 grand prize. The top 4 runner-ups will be awarded $100 Amazon gift cards.

Eligible Classes and Learning Opportunities

Impowerage Magazine: 50+ Scholarship

  • Accredited academic courses
  • Community classes
  • Vocational training
  • Distance courses
  • Online classes
  • Coaching


Possible Subjects

  • Academic courses: (English, Philosophy, History, Sciences etc. )
  • Career related courses: (Trades, interior design, certifications etc.)
  • Photography
  • Art
  • Music
  • Foreign languages
  • Culinary arts
  • Writing
  • Technology
  • & More

Frequently Asked Questions

Impowerage Magazine: 50+ Scholarship I’m not sure if my particular class would be covered by this scholarship.
There are many diverse learning opportunities, and most types of classes would be eligible. If you would like clarification before submitting an application, please email info@impowerage.com.

Can I use the prize money towards a class I’m already enrolled in?
Yes, the contest winnings can be applied to any course or learning opportunity undertaken between June 2012 and June 2013.

What are the judges looking for?
The judging panel will be looking for well-written applications that explain how a particular learning opportunity would affect your life. We are looking for passionate individuals who love learning.

Can I enter the contest using both methods?
No, please use one method only.

How can I tell others about this scholarship
Impowerage Magazine: 50+ Scholarship At the bottom of this page, there is a share button where you can email others about the contest or share on Facebook or other social networking sites. You can also click on the Facebook “Like” button at the bottom of the page to share this page with your friends.

If you have a website we have prepared a number of mini-posters or buttons that you are free to republish on your site. You can also share pictures with inspirational lifelong learning quotes.

Who is eligible to enter?
The contest is open world-wide except where prohibited by law.

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