We are NOT accepting admissions for our green home improvement scholarship right now.

Deadline: December 15, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ET


  • Minimum: 1,000 words
  • Maximum: 2,000 words
Award: One winner will be selected by January 31, 2017 to receive the $1,000 scholarship.

2016 Topic on Green Home Improvement:

Green home improvement is a trend in modern home design and construction throughout the United States. Homeowners are taking steps to improve their homes for various reasons, all of which impact the environment and society in the long term. Why is green home improvement important in the world today? Why is green home improvement important to you? Some questions to consider when answering this theme might be:

  1. Why is going green in the home important?
  2. What are some of the best ways to make a home more green?
  3. What are some of the best green alternatives to use in the home?
  4. What are some unique green alternatives to use in the home?

Answers will be graded based on their creativity, originality, quality and relevance towards green home improvement innovations.

About the scholarship:

HomeAdvisor’s green home improvement scholarship challenges students to come up with innovative ideas and thoughts towards green homes and energy-efficient improvements. Our goal is to hopefully help future students make changes and innovations in the green home improvement industry. This scholarship intends to serves as the first step towards those changes.

Scholarship Overview:

HomeAdvisor is challenging students to break new ground in green home improvement by offering a scholarship every year to one student. High school seniors accepted to a college or trade school or any student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited college, university or trade school in the United States are qualified to apply by submitting a 1,000 to 2,000 word essay. Students should e-mail their essays to scholarship@homeadvisor.com.

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