Scholarship Application Instructions

Current Deadline:  March 31st, 2017

Nitro cares about providing you the resources you need to successfully navigate financing college. That’s why we’re offering you the opportunity to earn a $5,000 scholarship from Nitro. We know that college is a big step forward in achieving your goals and we want to help you get there using all the tools Nitro has to offer.

As an added bonus, you have another chance to earn a $1,000 scholarship by recommending your friends after you apply. If your friend includes your name in their application and wins, you also get a $1,000 scholarship. There is no limit. Invite as many friends as you wish.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the Scholarship Survey Questions.
  2. Answer all three (3) short-answer questions.
  3. If applicable, enter who referred the scholarship to you.
  4. Submit the application when completed.

Good luck!

How to Win

Your application will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of submission (25%)
  • Completeness of submission (25%)
  • Creativity of ideas in short essay response (25%)
  • Creativity of social media element (25%)


The Nitro Scholarship is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are applying to or enrolled in an accredited college or university for the upcoming (2017-2018) school year.

Application deadlines*

Dec 31, 2016 (Winner: Jordan Danks from Collbran, Colorado)
Mar 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

*Applications submitted past the December 31st, 2016 deadline date (11:59 PM ET ) will considered for the March 31st, 2017 deadline.