CardGuru Scholarship

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2019 CardGuru Scholarship Program

At CardGuru, we value formal education as well as financial education. We believe strongly that education is a ticket to success. In the spirit of this philosophy, we are pleased to announce the CardGuru Scholarship program. We will award one student with $1,000 toward their college/university education!


Any student enrolled in an accredited college or university within the United States may apply.

Deadline and Winner Selection

The deadline for entry is June 15th, 2019. We will select our winner by August 1st, 2019 via email to our applicants and with an official announcement on this page. The winner will be selected by a panel of judges from CardGuru. The award will be sent via check to the college or university you are enrolled in.

How to Apply

  • Complete this form.
  • Write an essay of at least 500 words on how you plan to build and maintain good credit without getting strapped down by debt.
  • Post your essay online. You can do this through your personal blog or a student blog on your college/university website.
  • Your essay must link to three reputable sites that explain your reasoning. At least one link should be to CardGuru. Use our Education Center as a starting point if needed.
  • Have questions?

    If you have any questions at all, send us an email at

    Good luck, students!

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