YuJa Scholarship Essay Contest

We Offer an Annual Scholarship Program

Enter for a chance to win $1,000 towards your college education.

YuJa Scholarship Essay Contest
1. A New Essay Prompt Is Provided Below.
2. Essays will be evaluated in June.
3. We Will Announce the Winner on our Website.
YUJA SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST

About the Scholarship

About the Scholarship

As a leader in EdTech solutions, YuJa, Inc. is committed to the teaching and learning process, whether it’s in an educational, corporate, non-profit, or governmental setting. Each year, YuJa awards a scholarship to a high school senior or undergraduate college student to help them pursue their dreams.


Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply for the YuJa Corporate Scholarship?

High school seniors and college undergraduate students are eligible to apply.

What are other requirements to apply?

  • Applicants must be a resident of the 50 United States, Puerto Rico, or the District of Columbia.
  • The selected winner must be able to provide proof of enrollment or acceptance to a college-level program or trade school.
  • GPA of at least 3.0, verified with unofficial transcript submission.

Is this award renewable?

No – it is a one-time award. Previous recipients of the YuJa Corporate Scholarship are not eligible to apply or win future scholarships.

What is the essay criteria?

  • Essays should be a minimum of 450 words. Additionally:
  • The essay must be written in English.
  • The essay must address the current essay topic.
  • The essay must have an appropriate title.
  • The essay must be completed and free of spelling and grammar errors.

All submissions must be the original work of the participant and must not infringe the rights of any other party. Only one entry is permitted per person.

Essays that are off-topic or don’t meet the above criteria will be disqualified.

Who chooses the winner?

YuJa has a scholarship committee that scores each essay based on a number of criteria. The essay with the highest combined score will win. The judges’ decision is final.

Submit Your Essay

The essay contest runs January 1 through May 31, 2023.

The 2023 Essay Contest is now open!

Submit your essay.

Essay Topic:

Describe a new technology, including it’s pros/cons, and what it means for people today.

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Past Scholarship Winners

Past Scholarship Winners


Alexis Curran

2022

Alexis Curran

Topic: Describe a new technology, including its pros/cons, and what it means for people today.

Essay Title: Emerging AI in Healthcare and its Impacts on the Modern World

“However, people today can look forward to a more modern approach to everyday healthcare practices and advancements in how we detect health problems.”

Read more about Alexis or read her essay.


Annike Pierre Michel

2021

Annike Pierre Michel

Topic: Describe your experience navigating in an online world during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Essay Title: Time, My Most Cherished Gift

“This time and flexibility allowed by the online world during the coronavirus urged me to plan, organize, analyze, and particularly create.”

Read more about Annike or read her essay.


Dara Nicole Díaz Ríos

2020

Dara Nicole Díaz Ríos

Topic: What Steps Can We Take to Ensure the Technology We Develop Benefits Society?

Essay Title: Technology Powered by Kindness

“By all counts, and with proved results we can rely on technology to extol the greatest facets of intelligent life and it is in the duty of all to ensure we gain wise at the same time we develop the next technologies that will shape the world.”

Read more about Dara or read her essay.


Anissah Surita

2019

Anissah Surita

Topic: What is the Most Important Piece of Technology Today?

Essay Title: The iPhone’s effect on our society

“Through social media, the way people are interacting with each other, and the dominance Apple has over other products I believe that the iPhone is the most influential piece of technology.”

Read more about Anissah or read her essay.


Darian Williams

2018

Darian Williams


Samantha Jones

2017

Samantha Jones

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