Course Hero Academic Hero Scholarship

Course Hero, Inc. (“Course Hero”) is pleased to offer its “Course Hero’s Academic Hero Scholarship” Program. Anyone 16 years of age or older who either plans to attend or is currently attending an accredited college or university can apply for the scholarship. Course Hero helps students and educators succeed with crowdsourced study documents, homework help, flashcards, and advice to supplement for specific courses. A one-time Scholarship in the amount of $10,000 (ten thousand dollars) has been announced by the Course Hero, Inc to the winning candidate.

Course Hero was founded in 2006 by Andrew Grauer, a student of the Cornell University. They believe that increased access to knowledge enriches lives and expands future opportunities for students worldwide.


In order to participate in the scholarship contest, entrants must meet the following criteria:

  • At least 16 years old as of the date of application
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States, as listed on the U.S. Department of Education website, available at
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited high school in the United States
  • Have a cumulative GPA over the course of his/her high school/college career (as applicable) of at least 3.0.
  • Minors between the ages of 16 and 17 (inclusive) must first obtain the consent of their parent or legal guardian to apply.

How to Apply:

Financial Aid and Award Money:             

The scholarship winner will receive $10,000 scholarship amount, the scholarship money will be sent directly to their school to be applied to tuition.

Application Deadline: 

All applications must be received by June 30, 2017.

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