Monday, July 2, 2018

Seminole State College is giving away free tuition to anyone willing to write an essay about soccer

Posted By on Mon, Jul 2, 2018 at 11:20 AM

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If you're a huge Orlando City fan, you could potentially score free tuition for a year at Seminole State College.

For the third year in a row, the Orlando City Scholarship will be awarded to one applicant who meets the required criteria: a degree-seeking student with a minimum GPA of 2.5, a resident of Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Brevard, Volusia, Polk or Lake counties, and of course, a crazy OCSC fan.

A 1,000-word essay will be the determining factor of who will get to attend the school year tuition-free. Applicants must explain in their essays the significance of Major League Soccer and why Orlando is such a great soccer city.

The chosen applicant may enroll full-time or part-time if awarded the scholarship and can attend classes in any two consecutive semester in Fall 2018, Spring 2019 or Summer 2019.

The contest ends at 6 p.m. Friday, July 6. So if you're interested, it's time to get typing.

For more information, read the contest official rules.

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