One of NFTE’s partners, Silicon Valley Bank, is committed to helping families plan for their financial future and find ways to pay for college. That’s why they are a proud sponsor of the 2021 EVERFI Financial Literacy Bee, running from April 1 through April 15! The Financial Literacy Bee provides an opportunity for students to have some fun and learn critical financial concepts through an online interactive financial literacy course. Students will learn how to save, set financial goals, budget, and invest in their future. In addition to the grand prizes, SVB is offering three extra scholarships for students from the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) who participate in the Bee and essay contest. They are offering 3 scholarships for specifically NFTE students (1st prize $1500, 2nd $1000, 3rd $500) apply to NFTE students who participate.
Dates: Today until April 15, 2021
Age Requirement: ages 13 through 19 as of April 1, 2021
Tasks: Complete a 30 minute online course focused on financial literacy and submit a short essay about your financial goals.
Grand Prizes: 1st Place: $10,000, 2nd Place: $6,000 and 3rd Place: $4,000
NFTE Specific Student Prizes: 1st: $1500, 2nd:$1000, 3rd: $500
Note: Identify yourself as a NFTE student in the essay.
Here is the link to enter the contest: Financial Literacy Bee portal here.