SDL Scholarship September 2018
At SameDayLoans365, we understand that there is little in this world that is more important than having access to education. While all types of education are important, we believe that learning to be financially responsible from a young age is one of the bases to living a happy life. Our website is dedicated to teach people how to access and choose suitable credit products.

As one of our primary missions is to be active members in our community, we decided that one of the best ways to support it, would be to invest in its future, by helping students off-set their higher education cost. Therefore we created our SDL Achievers Scholarship.

The Award

SameDayLoans365 is proud to announce the awarding of $500 in scholarship to one winner in our SDL Achievers Scholarship 2018 Contest. The winning student will earn a one-time $500 lump scholarship to use towards education costs.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for our Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8.

How to Enter

To enter into our contest, we require that students write a 750-word essay, or infographic on one of the following topics:

  • My Financial Goals in College for a Brighter Future
  • How to Overcome the Odds and Make Your Dreams Come True
  • Common Problems During Higher Education and Genius Ways to Solve Them

After writing your essay, please send it to in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
For info-graphics, attach them to e-mail along with other required details.

Applicants are required to send all of their contact information along with their essay, or infographic. This includes name, address, and phone number.

Applicants also need to state where they are currently or planning on attending university. We require that applicants provide proof of this, and it’s important to remember that we will make the transfer out to you.


Winners for the SDL Achievers Scholarship are selected Quarterly, with application submission deadlines on June 28, September 28, December 28, March 28.

The winners will be announced accordingly, on July 16, October 16, January 16, April 16.

Meet Our 2017 Winners!

Colleen McMahon
Colleen McMahon, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

“My name is Colleen and I am currently a senior at Washington State University in Pullman, WA. I am majoring in accounting and will be graduating with my bachelor’s degree in May. I will be attending graduate school next year to obtain my Master of Science in Taxation. I have an internship at a public accounting firm this summer in their tax department and I plan to work as a CPA once I graduate.”
Read Colleen’s essay here.

Amanda Rivera, Calhoun Community College, Huntsville, AL.
“My name is Amanda Rivera. I’m 26 years old. I’m a wife and mom going back to school to become an elementary teacher. I enjoy reading, running, and binge-watching detective dramas. I hope to make the world a little bit better place by being a great teacher to many classrooms of kids. I’m taking all my classes online so I can work part-time and also keep up with my one-year old. I hope to graduate with my AA in Summer 2018 and my BA in Spring 2020.”
Read Amanda’s essay here.
Ricardo Calderon
Ricardo Calderon, DePaul University, Chicago, IL.
“Hello, my name is Ricardo Calderon. I have just transferred from DePaul and am working towards getting a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. I chose this particular field because I love the fact that you have to continue to learn the new material in this field. My current objective is to receive a job relating to Information technology while I do my school work so I can apply what I have learned. This year has been going really well and I’am hoping to graduate by 2020.”
Read Ricardo’s essay here.

Meet Our Spring 2018 Winner!

Jason Jaime Montanez
Jason Jaime Montañez, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
“My name is Jason Montañez and I am a twenty-year-old future freshman who will be attending the University of Arizona starting this Fall. I will be majoring in computer science and my graduation date will be in May 2022 (fingers crossed)! Some of my hobbies include gaming, building computers, and binge watching tv series. I will use this scholarship to continue my studies and do what I love most!”
Read Jason’s essay here.

…and Our Finalists!

Their essays are so surprisingly good, that we decided to support them by granting second prizes of $100 and $50! Congrats!
Danny Garcia
Danny Garcia, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL.
“I am Danny Garcia and I am currently a freshman Computer Science student at Illinois Institute of Technology. I intend on obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and plan on graduating by Spring 2021, or perhaps even sooner if I continue to take on extra courses! It is my goal to get into the technology field and develop amazing software for others to enjoy in the hopes of furthering the tech industry.”
Read Danny’s essay here.

Michael Patterson, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
“My name is Michael Patterson, I am studying mechanical engineering at Washington State University, and I am headed into my senior year in the fall. I will be graduating in May 2019, and eventually, hope to find a job working as a project manager or design engineer. I am currently trying to decide if I want to pursue a master’s degree in engineering management, although some of that depends on whether or not I can find a job after completing my bachelor’s degree. In my spare time, I enjoy running, swimming, hiking, cooking, and baking. I see a lot of connections between cooking and engineering design, and I think that is why I enjoy it so much.”
Read Michael’s essay here.

Clare McCullough
Clare McCullough, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
“Clare McCullough was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In her spare time, she volunteers, reads books, and is currently writing a science fiction novel. Clare is attending Marquette University for a bachelor’s in Political Science with a concentration in Political Economy and Public Policy. Asian Studies is her minor and she has achieved an intermediate level of Mandarin Chinese as well as studied abroad in Beijing. Her anticipated graduation year will be the spring of 2019.”
Read Clare’s essay here.

Meet Our Summer 2018 Winner!

Jose Silva
Jose Silva, Culinary Institute LeNôtre, Houston, TX.
“Hi, my name is Jose Silva. I am graduating from Culinary Institute Lenôtre this year in August 2018. I will be receiving an Associates degree in Culinary Arts. I am a former Marine. I love experimenting with food and having people enjoy my unique creations. I one day hope to open up my own authentic Mexican restaurant with a modern twist. Thank you so much!”
Read Jose’s essay here.

…and Our Finalists!

Their essays are worth sharing, and we decided to support them by granting second prizes of $100 and $50! Congrats!
Katelyn Ralston
Katelyn Ralston, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
“My name is Katelyn Ralston and I’m going into neuroscience this fall at the University of Arizona. I’ll be graduating in 2022, but I plan on going back for my master’s and eventually getting my PhD when the opportunity arises. For now I’m just excited to be starting college, and hope I can make it through without too much debt!”
Read Katelyn’s essay here.

Owen Spencer Photo
Owen Spencer, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
“My name is Owen Spencer. I will be attending graduate school at the University of Arizona in the Fall of 2018 for My MPH in Health Services Administration. I will be going through a two year program and I am very excited that I have been awarded this prize. The money will be used for my schooling expenses.”
Read Owen’s essay here.

Official Rules

The Judgement Process
The executives at our company will sit as the judges. They will judge you on your grammar, style, uniqueness, and understanding of the topic.
If You Win
After we choose the winners, we will attempt to contact them by e-mail for up to one week after our decision. If we are unable to contact any of the winners within one week, we will award the scholarship to the candidates who finished in subsequent place.

After we have contacted the winners by e-mail, they will be required to send in their information within a week so that we can transfer the scholarship amount.

After the winner receives the amount, we would appreciate a picture to show the world how awesome you are!

Why Some Applicants May be Disqualified

  • If you choose to write an essay, it must be at least 750 words.
  • Parts of the essay are plagiarized.
  • The essay is off-topic.
  • Using vulgarity or unprofessional language.
  • Poor spelling or grammar.

School Affiliation
We are not affiliated with any specific school. The school that you are planning on attending has zero influence on our decision.
Terms and Conditions

All applicants that submit their essays for the SDL Achievers Scholarship (referred to as “Scholarship” herein), agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • The competition is open to citizens and residents of the United States of America, the District of Columbia, and its territories.
  • The competition is open to high school seniors and undergraduate students who will be enrolled as full-time students in a 2- or 4- year public or private university in the United States of America or District of Columbia.
  • All entries that are not in compliance with requirements mentioned on Scholarship page will be disqualified.
  • Employees of Samedayloans365 (“Sponsor”) (including its divisions, affiliates, and subsidiaries) and their immediate family members (spouse, children, parents, and siblings) are not eligible to enter the competition.
  • To enter the contest, the applicants should comply with eligibility criteria mentioned on the page of our website dedicated to Scholarship Programs
  • The communication between the applicant and (referred to as ‘the company” herein) will be operated via email.
  • The company reserves the right to cancel its intention of awarding the scholarship to the selected winner, in case the winner will not confirm the acceptance of the scholarship by the date specified in the company’s message.
  • After choosing the winner and/or the finalists, the company will attempt to contact the applicant by e-mail, requesting a confirmation of acceptance.
  • The company can choose another winners and finalists in case it received a refusal to accept the scholarship from the initial winers.
  • The company can change its decision regarding granting of the scholarship to the initial winners and finalists in case the attempt to contact them by e-mail failed within the period specified in company’s message.
  • A Person may only win the Scholarship once at any given time.
  • Any successful applicant is required to show enrollment proof that they study, or have been accepted at an accredited university.
  • The scholarship can be paid into winner’s bank account, or by other means, based on the agreement between the company and the applicant.
  • Final decision on how payment is made will be met by the company.
  • The company reserves the right not to grant the scholarship if an amicable and payment process cannot be reached.
  • The winner and finalists of the scholarship will be asked to submit a photo, and a short bio about his\her self.
  • The applicants grant the company permission to use the submitted materials on company’s site.
  • In case of winning the Scholarship, or in case of being selected as a finalist, the applicant grants the company permission to use their photo and short biography on company’s site.
  • The scholarship program can be changed at any time by the company, including available scholarships, deadlines, requirements, award amounts or other program details.
  • The company reserves the right to answer by e-mail to all inquiries related to the scholarship program within 72 hours from the receipt of the message.
  • Complaints or inquiries regarding the Scholarship program can be sent to
  • The company does not charge any fees for the application process.
  • No purchase or payment is necessary.
  • Applicant’s personal information is confidential and will be treated in compliance with company’s Privacy Policy.
  • The company will never ask for sensitive information like credit card number.
  • The company will not share applicants address or contact information with third parties.

We wish you Good Luck!

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