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Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program

We would like to congratulate all the winners of the 2011 Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program, as well as thank all those who submitted essays.

It was an amazing all-around effort!

So many bright, young minds participated in 2011, offering a great assortment of ideas and solutions to help avert a future foreclosure crisis.

Here is the question we posed:

"You've acquired $150,000 in cash to be used specifically for a distressed real estate purchase. Outline a detailed strategy that ensures the maximum return on investment, whether it's in terms of financial profit or personal satisfaction ... or both."

And (cue drum roll) here are our winners:

Essay Contest Winner

$5,000 Scholarship Winner:
Cindy Clinton

Congratulations to our grand prize winner! Cindy attends Parsons - The New School. Read her essay here

$1,000 Scholarship Semifinalists:

David Katz, attends University of Southern California.  Read essay

Glenn Bonadio, attends El Paso Community College Northwest Campus.  Read essay

Mishay Kalan, attends Georgetown University.   Read essay

Zachary Eberl, attends University of Washington.  Read essay

Once again, the competition was fierce. And it was difficult for the Foreclosure.com team to narrow down the selections to the top 25 essays out of more than 9,000 submissions. But we did it, sending the top 25 essays to then be judged by college professors located throughout the country, who narrowed down the selection to one finalist and four semifinalists.

Foreclosure.com would like to thank the five winners, as well as all the participants who submitted essays to the competition.

If you are a student who was unable to enter the competition in 2011 don't dismay. Foreclosure.com is happy to announce its fourth scholarship currently in progress. We expect even greater success with our 2012 scholarship program.

For complete details on the 2012 Foreclosure.com Scholarship Program and the essay topic please click here.