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$1,000 - Matthew Nicosia Grant


The Matthew Nicosia Grant is a scholarship program that offers a $1000 grant to college and university students in the United States. The scholarship is named after Matthew Nicosia, who is serial entrepreneur. The scholarship aims to support students who share the same passion for learning and who demonstrate exceptional writing skills.

To apply for the Matthew Nicosia Grant, students are required to write an essay on a given topic. The essay should be original, well-written, and should demonstrate the student’s critical thinking skills. The scholarship committee will evaluate the essays based on the quality of writing, creativity, and relevance to the given topic.

The scholarship is open to all college and university students in the United States who are currently enrolled in an accredited institution. The applicants must be in good academic standing. The scholarship is open to all majors and fields of study.

Matthew Nicosia Grant Guidelines


  • Get accepted to or enrolled in a full-time program in a U.S. college or university.
  • International students legally authorized to study in the United States are eligible.

Essay Requirements

  • Essay written in english.
  • Submit an essay of 500 to 1,000 words on a given topic.
  • Essay should be well written and descriptive.
  • Original! ChatGPT or a plagiarized essay might invalidate your application.

Essay Topics

It is said that he hardest issue in all of professional life is working with people. What principles have you learned, and have applied, in motivating, leading, and guiding people?

Deadline & Announcement

Application Deadline

June 28, 2023

Award Announcement

July 20, 2023

Award Amount


Selection Process and Notification

  • The Matthew Nicosia Grant Committee will analyze all submissions and inform the winner by June 15th 2023. After earning the scholarship, the student must provide evidence of enrollment to receive their cheque.


  • We will not market, share, or publicly supply any personal data you provide with your scholarship application. All personal data that you tender will be used entirely for scholarship selection.

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Matthew Nicosia

Matthew Nicosia is a serial entrepreneur who’s specialty is the ability to create an idea and then see it through to commercialization. After serving an LDS mission in Brazil, finished a BA from BYU and then started his second software venture while in California going to Graduate School at Pepperdine.Matthew Nicosia had a vision to create the first event driven software to integrate all aspects of moving and relocation that would be the first of many Companies Mr. Nicosia would start. After he completed his MBA at Pepperdine University, Mr. Nicosia would grow a Dermatology company to as much as $10 million in monthly sales before exiting.Matthew Nicosia then went on as an investor and consultant to sit on the board of technology driven companies both public and Private.


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