The Financial Aid Fun Contest Awarded Three Students

July 31st, 2014 by Jonathan Frankel

winner falling bills 487780785The Financial Aid Fun Contest, a joint contest hosted by International Student Loan and International Student has come to an end, which means three winners have walked away with $100!

During the month of July three questions were asked, giving current and future international students three chances to win $100. If you missed the three questions and the announcement of each winner, catch up now! The Financial Aid Fun Contest awarded three students $100- see who won!

Round #1:

Question: What is a co-signer?
Answer: “A cosigner is someone who guarantees that if the borrower cannot pay back the loan, they will be legally responsible to pay back the debt. In other words, the cosigner is taking on a huge responsibility for the international student loan or study abroad loan since they are being asked to accept the responsibility of paying back the total loan amount plus any interest.”
Winner: Islam Taher

Islam is currently in the pursuit of an architecture degree in Egypt and hopes to soon study in Germany, the United Kingdom or the United States.

Round #2:

Question: What is your favorite page on
Answer: Making a Repayment Plan- and Sticking to it
Winner: Sunshine Darling

Round #3:

Question: What percentage of international students rely on personal or family support?
Answer: 63%
Winner: Bò Bụ Bẫm

Bò is currently a high school student in Vietnam, but hopes to become an international student in the US to study systems management upon graduation.

If you missed your chance to enter the Financial Aid Fun Contest make sure you see what other scholarships for which you’re eligible to apply.


  1. Anthony Kipruto Tororei says:

    this idea seems good , i am a university student in kenya n i hope to study abroad for my masters degree

  2. Denise Gayflor says:

    I’m Denise Gayflor from liberia and i strongly want to be part of the student loan international schorlarship to acheive my goals

  3. Ferid says:

    Michelle, most of the school grtnas are offered as part of the Federal Student Aid program. Programs like the Pell Grant can range anywhere from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. To qualify, you must fill out the FAFSA application (see it online). If you are looking for private grtnas, you should use something like to see what private grant programs are available for you.

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