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BiOptimizers Scholarship Essay Contest

BiOptimizers Proudly Announces its Annual Scholarship Contest

At biOptimizers, we’re focused on helping people of all ages reach their full potential through better health and wellness. To help aspiring students reach their educational goals, we’re announcing a yearly essay contest.
Read on for more information on this great scholarship opportunity.

Eligibility Requirements

Our team at biOptimizers knows just how hard it is to go to school while working against acquired and genetic conditions, and we’re here to help in any way we can. We’d love these $500, $1000, and $1500 scholarships to go to dedicated, focused, and hardworking college students who have shown an interest in biological optimization.
If you are over the age of 18 and you’re enrolled in a full- or part-time program at an accredited university, you are eligible to win our scholarship.

The Application  Proccess

We’d like to open this contest to the widest possible entrant pool, so we’ve made the application process as easy as possible. Follow these steps to apply:

Write an essay of 1000 words or more on one of these three topics: “How Improving the Microbiome Will Be the Medicine of the Future,” “How to Harness the Power of the Microbiome to Achieve Happiness and Success,” or, “How Optimizing Brain Performance Will Allow One to Reach Their Full Potential”

Send your essay to us at [email protected] on or before September 6, 2022.

Save the essay in Microsoft Word or PDF format—we can’t accept Dropbox or Google Docs links.

Be sure your work is 100% original.

Don’t forget to include your name, your contact information, and the name of your university.

It’s important that you only send the information we’ve requested, as extra submissions may slow the editorial process.

Choosing A Winner

After the September 6, 2022 deadline, our team will evaluate all entries based on their originality, creativity, and quality and pick first, second, and third place winners. First place will be awarded a $1500 scholarship, second place will be awarded a $1000 scholarship, and third place will be awarded a $500 scholarship.

We will choose a winner on September 20, 2022, and we will notify them by phone and by email on that day.


How and when are scholarships paid?

Scholarship awards will be paid directly to the school after winners are selected.

Is there a fee to enter?

There is no fee to enter.

Do I have to use my scholarship award for college or academic study?

Yes, scholarship awards must go toward academic study at your college to support financial fees.

Can I submit it with a friend?

No, you may only enter as an individual.

I don’t live in the U.S, can I still enter?

Yes, non-U.S. residents may still enter.

Can I still enter if I’m under 18?

No, you must be 18 years or older to enter.

Can I submit more than once?

No, each individual may only enter one time.

Can I write about a topic not listed?

There are a few topics to choose from, please choose from the list provided.

Do I need to cite sources and provide a bibliography?

Yes, you must cite your sources and provide a list of works cited or a bibliography.

Is there a certain style guide the essay must follow? (APA, MLA, Chicago)

You may follow any essay style guide that you see fit.

What is your plagiarism policy?

Your work must be 100% original. We use tools to check for plagiarism and any plagiarized work will not be accepted.

Privacy  Policy

At biOptimizers, our entrants’ privacy is our focus. While we will not give or sell your information to outsiders, we do reserve the right to use contest entries on our blog and for other purposes. By entering our scholarship contest, you agree to this privacy policy.
The team at biOptimizers wishes you good luck in our upcoming scholarship contest. We will read each entry, and we’re excited to read yours!