XWord Scholarship 2018

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”.
– Benjamin Franklin

The staff  behind XWord.com has decided to run a yearly scholarship of $1000 to one lucky student. The scholarship will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the college or university of the winner.


What: XWord Scholarship 2018
Title of Essay: Crosswords, More than Just a Puzzle Game
Deadline: September 1st, 2018
Price: $1,000

Who is Eligible?

All full and part-time students who are currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher are eligible to win the scholarship. No age requirement.

How to apply?

In order to apply for the “XWord Scholarship 2018”, all applicants must write an essay about “Crosswords, more than just a puzzle game”. The essay should contain no more than 1,000 words.

Please send a PDF version of the essay you have written at scholarships [at] xword.com. You are kindly requested to include your full name, the school you are attending and also contact details.

How is the winner selected?

Our staff will review and process all the applications. The best well-written essay which provides the most valuable information is likeliest to be chosen as the winner of our $1,000 scholarship.

The deadline for sending your essays is September 1st, 2018 and the winner will be announced on our website XWord.com on September 15th 2018

Disclaimer: Please note that by submitting your essay to us we have full-rights to post it online