2017-2018 Graduate Leaders Academic Scholarship

Getting Started

Earning a graduate degree is verification of intellectual ability, determination, and Perseverance. We are proud to announce our bi-annual Graduate Leaders Academic Scholarship which will be awarded to the students who best exemplify the characteristics of leaders in their field of education. Our merit-based scholarship is awarded every spring and fall to help students pay for the expenses of their online or campus-based graduate or Doctoral education. Students who are currently enrolled in qualified graduate programs are encouraged to apply. Applications can only be submitted once in any 12-month period.

  • 2 Scholarships Awarded Every Year!
  • Graduate/Doctorate Level Students/Candidates
  • Open to Enrolled Full or Part-time Students
  • Minimum GPA 3.2
  • Equal Opportunity
  • International students are eligible

Fill out our simple application for our bi annual $1,000 Graduate Leaders Academic Scholarship

Scholarship Due Dates

Scholarship deadlines are January 1 and June 1 each year.

Selection Criteria

Applications will be reviewed by our scholarship staff. They are the sole decision makers in this process. Candidates are judged on academic history, extracurricular activities, employment history & essay. Here is the criteria involved in picking winning candidates:

  • Registration is weighted 15%
  • Essay 75%
  • Work History and Activities at 10%.
  • GPA (min 3.2 on a 4.0 scale)

Official Rules

Scholarship candidates must submit the NoGRE.com application and an original essay to be considered for the scholarship. The essay must be between 800-1000 words, and submitted through the form above. All essays must be formatted correctly.

All essays have to be completely original, and must be the sole work of the applicant. Any applications that have plagiarized essays or any false information will be disqualified.

The written essay must demonstrate your ability to write a strong answer that directly responds to the essay question.
You must be able to provide insights based upon facts to support your answer. *Creative thinking is encouraged.

This Year’s Essay Question

Tell us about your graduate degree why it’s important to your future? (Must be 800-1000 words)

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Equal Opportunity Consideration

NoGRE.com not discriminate based on age, race, sex, religion, disability status or sexual orientation. All scholarship applicants are considered equally, based upon their merits, essay, application and other noted criteria.

Announcing the Winner

Winners of the noGRE.com scholarships will be notified within 30 days of the scholarship deadline. Winners shall be notified by email and regular mail. After the winner is chosen, the applicant will be required to provide transcripts from their most recent college or university to verify their GPA. If the candidate cannot supply the necessary records, or if the GPA is different from the GPA that was claimed on the application, NoGRE.com reserves the right to revoke the scholarship and award it to another worthy applicant.

The scholarship award will be paid in one full, $1,000 payment by check directly to a qualifying graduate institution such as a college or university. The award will be paid within 1-months of the winner’s notification.

Scholarship recipients’ names will be posted on a page of the NoGRE.com website.


When is this scholarship offered? It is offered two time a year with due dates of January 1, and June 1.

Q. Is there any cost or obligation in applying?
A. There is never any cost or obligation to apply.

Q. Do you need a letter of recommendation for this scholarship?
A: Letters of recommendation are not required for this scholarship.

Q. Do I need to submit Transcripts?
A. You will only need to provide transcripts if you are chosen as a scholarship winner.

Q. Are there age restrictions for applicants?
A. No. Everyone is welcome to apply.

Q. What do we mean by “qualified”?
A. We require our applicants to be currently enrolled in an accredited online or campus based graduate program.

Q. Can international students apply?
A. International students are welcome to apply if they are currently be enrolled in a qualified program.

Q. Is this program available to Military personnel?
A. All military are welcome.

Q. Who do I contact with questions?
A. Please direct any questions, comments through our online contact form.

Q. What do you do with my personal information?
A. Your information is never sold, distributed or reused for marketing purposes. Its sole purpose is used for determing your qualifications for our scholarship award. For more information about our privacy practices visit this link.

Staying Organized

Most students will apply for multiple scholarships. The following tips should help you keep track of your efforts:As soon as you submit a scholarship application, make note of the scholarship and submission date in a spread-sheet or a notebook.Keep copies of all essays and paperwork in a file.Have transcripts handy, or know how to send them to scholarship offices. Keep other important forms, such as tax returns (yours or your parents’), financial aid forms, and standardized test scores on hand. Make sure you have completely filled out all applications correctly to guarantee your consideration.

Scholarship Application


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