Grammarly Scholarship Rules

Grammarly Scholarship Rules

Scholarship prompts:

  • How are reading and writing interconnected?
  • How has reading improved the way you write?

Who is eligible to participate? Participants in Grammarly’s scholarship contest must be residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico). In addition, each participant must either be:

  • Currently attending an accredited college or university, and enrolled in a two year, undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree program
  • Planning to attend an accredited college or university, and to be enrolled in such a program within one year after the scholarship is awarded

Grammarly will award the scholarship directly to the accredited institution.

Detailed instructions about what an entrant must submit, where, and how. Entrants must submit a concise, grammatically accurate 5-10 paragraph essay in response to the writing prompts provided by Grammarly (listed in the “Scholarship prompts” section above). The essay must be between 500 and 1,000 words.

All entries must be submitted prior to February 24, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. PT by emailing

Please submit only one entry per person.

The start and end (date and time) of the competition. Deadline for receipt of entries. Grammarly’s scholarship competition will begin on January 23, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. PT. Entries will be accepted through February 24, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. PT.

The available prizes. One grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to be awarded directly to the accredited institution that the student attends.

List the criteria by which the winner will be selected and how the winner will be notified. The grand prize winner will be notified by email by March 24, 2014.

No purchase is necessary.  Essays will be reviewed by the Grammarly team, who will be judging the entries based on:

  • Essay format (typical five-paragraph essay with thesis and supporting ideas)
  • Length (between 500 and 1,000 words)
  • Creativity of responses
  • Introduction of unique ideas or arguments

Winners will be chosen at the sole discretion of the Grammarly team.

The number of entries permitted for each entrant. One

Any restrictions on eligibility or the award of prizes. Submitting an essay for consideration to Grammarly’s scholarship contest constitutes permission for Grammarly to use your name, your entire essay or excerpts from your essay, and other information relating to your participation publicly.

How and when a list of winners may be obtained. The winner will be announced on March 24, 2014, or by submitting a request by email to

The corporate name and physical address of the sponsor.

Grammarly, Inc. 548 Market Street #35410 San Francisco, CA 94104

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