We are completing our 17th year of homeschool this year. Doing the math, you can see that we began homeschooling far before it was “cool.” And well before it was mandated due to the coronavirus.
When COVID-19 began shutting down schools, most of our country’s students began homeschoolers. Perhaps not in the traditional sense, but they did have to school at home.
E-learning, or distance learning, became mainstream terms. Educational apps and resources began popping up everywhere as businesses came forward to help.
Brainly is a knowledge-sharing community where 200 million students and experts put their heads together to crack their toughest homework questions.
Many students are learning from home, which means parents and guardians are sometimes having to serve as de-facto teachers.
Now, Brainly wants to know how your parent/guardian is helping you navigate this new world of online learning to make sure your education doesn’t skip a beat?
Power of Parents Scholarship
Brainly would like to know how you, as a student, are being supported while learning at home.
They are looking for a 300-400 word essay that answers questions such as:
- What are some of the biggest sacrifices your parent/guardian has made to ensure you’re successful while learning from home?
- Has your parent/guardian put in extra hours helping you figure out homework questions they didn’t know how to answer themselves?
- What steps are your parents/guardians taking to ensure they can put in a full day’s work while you put in a full day of learning?
- How has your parent/guardian gone the extra mile to make your home-learning experience a success?
Brainly is giving one lucky winner a $2,500 Power of Parents Scholarship.
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be at least 14 years of age and no older than 21 years of age
- Legally reside in the U.S. at the time of application
- Be a current high school student
- Intend to be enrolled as a full-time student or take online classes at an accredited undergraduate U.S. college or university within the next 4 years
- Have home-learning experience
How to apply
- Register for a free Brainly account if you don’t have one
- Draft a 300-400 word essay based on the application prompt
- Press “Apply Now” and fill out your application
Legal terms and conditions
No purchase or payment necessary to enter or win. Making a purchase does not increase your chances of winning. Brainly, Inc. is the sponsor of the program. For further information on rules and eligibility, please read our Scholarship Terms & Conditions.
Deadline to enter is April 30, 2020.
Disclosure: I have partnered with Brainly and National Today for this post.
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