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ScholarshipPoints Program to Award $4,000 for the Inspiring Educator Essay Contest

ScholarshipPoints, an Edvisors company, to award $4,000 in scholarships for the second annual Inspiring Educator essay contest, kicking off on May 1, 2012

Quincy, MA (May 1, 2012)—ScholarshipPoints, an Edvisors company, is holding its second annual “Inspiring Educator Essay” contest. At the conclusion of the contest, ScholarshipPoints will award a $1,000 scholarship to the student who submits the most compelling essay about an educator that has made a lasting impact on his or her life. ScholarshipPoints will also make a $1,000 donation to the nominated educator’s school. Additionally two $500 scholarships will be awarded to two runners up, and two $500 donations will be made to those educators’ schools as well.

In the words of William Arthur Ward, “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” The team at knows that there are thousands of educators out there today changing the world one student at a time and we want to hear about them from their students. From May 1 to May 25th, 2012 ScholarshipPoints will be accepting essays from 100 to 500 words about an educator that has inspired a student in any way. Entries should describe how the educator inspired the student and how that inspiration has left a lasting impact on the life of the student. strives to help students pay for college by providing scholarship funds, exposing members to a wide range of external scholarship offers, and helping them navigate the complicated financial aid process. With this contest hopes help students with scholarship awards, foster a sense of community among members of ScholarshipPoints, and celebrate educators across the country.