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Scholarships.com Relaunches Its Short & Tweet Scholarship

Highland Park, Ill. – Scholarships.com, the leading scholarship search service and financial aid information resource on the Internet, recently relaunched its popular Short & Tweet Scholarship, which rewards students for doing something they do every day: communicating online.

“Winning scholarship money is great but doing so without having to meet astronomical word counts and double-digit page requirements is even better. That’s why we’ve launched the Short & Tweet Scholarship, where students could win $1,000 or one of two Kindles for writing a 140-character Twitter post,” said Scholarships.com vice president Kevin Ladd. To enter, students must follow Scholarships.com on Twitter and mention @Scholarshipscom in a tweet answering the question “What’s your school-related resolution for 2013 and how will you stick to it?” The Scholarships.com Team will then determine which comments are most deserving of the awards.

For more information on this and other scholarships opportunities, please visit Scholarships.com.

About Scholarships.com

Since its founding in 1999, Scholarships.com has had one goal: to help students find money for college. More than a decade later, Scholarships.com is recognized by high schools, colleges and universities nationwide and remains a trusted option for students and parents navigating the college and financial aid processes. To obtain more information, order free materials or create a profile, visit www.scholarships.com.

Media Contact:

Kevin Ladd
Scholarships.com
Phone: 847-432-1700 x 111
knl@scholarships.com

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