Scholarship Contest | FutureSmart

FutureSmart Scholarship Contest

Enter for a chance to win one of ten $1,000 529 College Savings gift cards!

As a FutureSmart student, you’re eligible to enter the 2020-2021 scholarship contest for a chance to be awarded a $1,000 529 College Savings gift card. The FutureSmart Scholarship Contest is open to any U.S. student in grades 6-8 who has completed at least three of the FutureSmart digital lessons.

Follow the steps below for a chance to win!

Step 1:

Complete at least three modules from the FutureSmart course presented by the MassMutual Foundation.

Step 2:

Submit a short essay about what you learned, and how the FutureSmart program has made an impact on you. Limit one entry per person.

Deadline: Fall semester entries must be submitted by January 29, 2021; spring semester entries must be received by May 31, 2021. A committee of judges will read each submission, and select a total of 10 lucky winners throughout the school year!

Submission Form & Instructions

After completing at least three of the FutureSmart modules, submit a short summary (350-500 words) that answers ONE of the following questions. Please be specific. Think about your future, and how the financial knowledge you gained in the FutureSmart program can help you achieve your goals and dreams.


  1. How will the FutureSmart program impact the decisions you make moving forward? Explain two ways the program changed your attitude or behavior.
  2. What are your future goals (college, travel, volunteering, dream job)? How has the FutureSmart program helped prepare you to achieve these goals? Be specific.
  3. Why is it important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of different ways to pay for expenses? Give specific examples.