The moveBuddha Scholarship: Moving to College

For the thousands of college students who enroll in out-of-state schools every year, the thought of moving far away from home can be anxiety inducing. moveBuddha is all about reducing the stress of moving. A great way to make the big college move less daunting is to learn from those who have come before you.

That's why we're calling on you to send us your moving to college story. Let's help future generations of students prepare for the college transition by telling them what it was like for you.

The student who submits the best story will be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to be spent on tuition, books, or other expenses.

How to Enter

Objective: Write a 500-1000 word story describing what it was like when you moved to college.

Submissions: Email your story to [email protected]
Please no attachments. Put the full story in the body of the email.

Scholarship Requirements

  1. Must be attending a four-year or two-year accredited college or university as an out of state student in the Spring of 2017.
  2. 2nd semester freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and grad students are welcome to submit a story.
  3. Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  4. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States.
  5. Scholarship entries must be submitted no later than 11:59pm (PST) February 1st, 2017.
  6. A winner is scheduled to be selected by February 28th, 2017.

Rules and Regulations


Submissions will be judged on writing quality and style. The most engaging and well written story will awarded the scholarship. The winning entry will be selected by a panel of judges that includes key personnel at moveBuddha.


One winner will be selected to receive the prize of $1,000 to apply to expenses for the 2017 academic year. 1 honorable mention will also be designated, but will not receive monetary prizes. Funds are provided by moveBuddha LLC. Payments are issued by moveBuddha LLC, made payable to the student and mailed after March 5, 2017 directly to the best mailing address last designated by the student.

Additional Questions

(888) 704-7995
[email protected]

Mailing Address

moveBuddha LLC
735 Nantahala Ave
Athens, Georgia 30601
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