Education Grants From $500-$1,500 for the 2018-2019 Academic Year - Don't Wait!

About Us

RecordsFinder.com is one of the leading public records repositories online, housing over two billion records, in our unique, robust database, providing the most comprehensive report you can get anywhere. We offer consumers a cost-effective way to search court records, arrest records, vital information (birth, death, marriage and divorce records), license plate, email and phone lookups and more, all from the privacy of their computer.

Along with our powerful database, we take great pride in our exceptional customer support while providing consumers an affordable way to run multiple searches on any individual in the U.S.

Prizes

  • First Place - $1,500
  • Second Place - $1,000
  • Third Place - $500

Eligibility

Providing a valuable service is only half the story. We also believe in giving back to the local community, and we are offering students the chance to win $500-$1,500 in scholarship money for the 2018-2019 school year.

To be eligible for this educational grant, you must be a high school graduate pursuing a full-time college or university placement or already enrolled in college full time*.

Additionally, you must be enrolled in an accredited college, university or vocational/trade school that is approved by the U.S. Department of Education and allowed to participate in financial aid programs.

You must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Grants are not renewable; you must apply each year and start fresh with a new application.

To be eligible in future years, you must demonstrate your academic progress through advancement. If you do not meet these specific requirements, you will need to provide college transcripts (unofficial) and a statement of explanation as to any limitations or reasons.

*Students enrolled in distance, or online education courses will need to check with their school officials to verify that their enrollment meets the school's full-time status

Application Procedure

The RecordsFinder.com application will be available in early December 2017. Please check back then for complete instructions on how to apply. The basic process will include the following:

  1. A copy of the front and back of your military or student ID.
  2. Your most recent cumulative transcript (unofficial) showing grades through December of 2017 on a 4.0 GPA rating scale.
  3. You will be required to write a 1000 word essay entitled "Your Study Industry and Public Records." Your essay should detail how public records help any industry (specifically your chosen career path). For example, if you are working towards a career in law en-forcement, you might write about how criminal and background checks help those agencies. Your essay should be interesting, engaging and informative to the reader.
  4. There is no age requirement to apply for this grant.
  5. This program is open to all legal residents and citizens of the United States and all its territories.
  6. Employees of RecordsFinder.com, are not eligible to apply.
  7. Void where prohibited by law.
  8. You must submit your completed application package by May 1, 2018, to scholarships@recordsfinder.com.