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If you could only watch one TV show while at college, which would it be? Tell USDish to Win!

If you could only choose one TV show to watch during your entire college career, which one would you choose and why?

Enter To Win By December 21, 2014

The current scholarship is now closed. Thank you for your submissions! Check back soon for our Spring 2015 Scholarship.

Congrats to our Past Winners!

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winter ‘12
Jeremy Dietrich

Jeremy Dietrich is currently a senior at Liberty High School in Peoria, Arizona. He is a 4.0 student and was awarded the scholar athlete distinction three times in baseball. He achieved a perfect ACT composite score of 36 and is currently a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist. Jeremy's hobbies include amateur astronomy and playing the jazz guitar. Jeremy plans to major in astrophysics with aspirations of obtaining a doctorate degree. Read his winning essay here.

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summer ‘12
Katherine Sanger University of Tampa

Katherine, originally from New Jersey but now a resident of Texas, is currently working towards an online MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Tampa. She is married and the proud mother of a 10-year-old son. Read her winning essay here.

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spring ‘13
Melis Papila Houston Community College

Melis graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2011 with a bachelor's in political science and communication and is now studying Digital Communications with a specialization in Multimedia at Houston Community College. Melis' interest of research includes organizational communication and social media. Melis loves traveling, learning about new cultures, trying new foods, Crossfit and dogs. Read her winning essay here.

Rules & Regulations

Article Criteria

The winner is selected after a team of judges review all entries, after the deadline of December 21, 2014. Applicants are judged on creativity, thoughtfulness, and insight; along with how well they promoted their post. Articles with poor grammar, spelling, and lack of proofreading will not be considered. Winner will be announced January 21, 2014.

Applicant Eligibility

Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States, and may not be an associate (employee) or direct relative of an associate, of any division of

Description of Funds

The winner will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship to be applied to qualified expenses: including graduate and undergraduate tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board for the 2015-2016 academic year. Funds are provided by Payments are issued by, made payable to the student's approved college or university, and mailed after February 25, 2015 directly to the accredited college or university last designated by the student.

Academic Requirements

Incoming freshmen: Applicant must be a current student and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale, and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. Applicant also must be a high school or home school senior graduating or earning a GED between August 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015, who will then enroll for fall 2015 as a freshman at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university.

Current freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors: Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4-point scale, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university between August 1, 2014 and July 31, 2015.

Conditions of Award

If the applicant or the applicant's parent/legal guardian is employed by at the time of award, the student is no longer eligible and will forfeit the scholarship. If any other funds pay tuition, fees, books, and on-campus room and board in their entirety for the student's 2015-2016 academic year, the student is no longer eligible to receive this scholarship and will forfeit the scholarship.

College / University Approval

The institution must be accredited and listed on the official website of the U.S. Department of Education ( Applicants attending military academies are ineligible for this scholarship. All school transfers are subject to accreditation approval.

Responsibilities of Recipients

The recipient must be actively enrolled full-time as a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior in fall 2014, and remain so for the entire academic year without interruption, barring illness, emergency, or military service. It is the recipient's responsibility to verify receipt of funds with their designated institution and notify should the award check not arrive on or about 30 days from the issue date. reserves the right to alter or discontinue this program at any time without notice.

Mailing & Shipping Address:

Lisa Pratt, Scholarship Coordinator
5202 W. Douglas Corrigan Way, Ste. 300
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
1.801.424.0018 ext. 7214