MoreWithUs Fall 2022 Scholarship Competition


Eligibility & Categories 

  • Are you currently enrolled in high school, vocational school or college? If yes, you are eligible to apply.



  • Need some cash for school? MoreWithUs - Everyday Jobs is providing up to 5 (five) $500 (five hundred dollar) Scholarships which you can use toward books, tuition, or anything else related to school expenses.


Requirements (Video or Essay)

  • Submit a short video ( about 2 minutes) OR a one-page essay about a work or volunteer experience. Either option is fine!



Prompt and Submission (Video option)

  • We’d like you to put your creativity and ingenuity to the test by making a short video detailing your most positive or negative experiences with a previously held job, internship, volunteer program, etc. Feel free to let us know what your thoughts are on the concept of working, as well. Don’t worry about the kind of position; whether you engaged in paid work, contributed to a volunteer program, interned or held a vocational position, we’d love to hear about your experiences.


  • Upload your video submission through TikTok, Instagram, or Facebook and share it with us via direct message OR email us a link to your video to:
    • Also follow us:
    • @morewithus_everyday_jobs (Instagram)
    • @morewithus_everydayjobs (TikTok)
    • @MoreWithUsEverydayJobs (Facebook)


Prompt and Submission (Essay option)

  • In one standard double-spaced page, talk about an Everyday Job or volunteer position you’ve had—maybe as a camp counselor, a tutor, a pizza deliverer, you name it. Tell us about the skills or lessons you learned that you hope to bring into your future ambitions or career dreams. Feel free to be creative and genuine—we want to hear about YOU.


  • Email your essay to:


Deadline and Winners

  • Deadline: May 9, 2022
  • Winners will be announced around May 31, 2022 on our social media—follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and TikTok.
  • The winners will have their video or essay posted on MoreWithUs’ social media platforms.
  • If you are selected as a winner, we will require proof of academic enrollment, such as an email verification from a school official. We also require that you give us permission to post your video or essay on our social media accounts.


Application Deadline: May 9, 2022


Past Winners and Works from the Previous Scholarship Competitions

  • Samantha Townsend, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Spring 2022 winner for her essay “My Everyday Job: Foster Child Advocate and Camp Counselor.”
  • Boubacar Barrie, Albany High School, (Albany, New York), Spring 2022 winner for his essay “My Summer Work of Learning How to Work in Life: Overcoming the Challenges of an Everyday Job.”
  • Alvin Gutierrez, Northeastern Illinois University, Summer/Fall 2021 winner for essay “The Everyday Job of a Campus Event Coordinator: The Pursuit of Success.”
  • Victoria Onajobi, Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Maryland, Summer/Fall 2021 winner for essay “The Everyday Job of Community Work: Housing and the Community.”
  • Drew Emerson, Howard University, Fall 2020 winner for essay “Everyday Job: Law Internship and the Entertainment World.”
  • Rachel (Ray) Epstein-Shuman, Albert Einstein High School in Maryland, Fall 2020 winner for essay “Everyday Job of Public Speaking and Youth Activism.”