State Farm Life Lessons Scholarship

State Farm Life Lessons Scholarship

The Life Lessons Scholarship Program is an annual program. Applications are accepted online from February 1, 2017 to March 1, 2017 at 4 pm Eastern Time. Scholarship recipients will be notified in the June time frame.

Entering is easy. First, read the rules to make sure you qualify, and then enter online. In addition to some basic information, you’ll need to submit either a 500-word essay OR a 3-minutes video discussing how the death of your parent or guardian affected your life financially and emotionally. Be sure to describe how the loss of your parent/guardian impacted your college plans, and explain how the lack of adequate life insurance coverage (or no coverage at all) impacted your family’s financial situation.  

Deadline:  04/01/2017 at 4pm EST

Award:  All awards are paid directly to the winner's college/university.  Awards are as follows:

  • Grand Scholarship recipients (4): $15,000
  • Life Lessons State Farm $12,500 Scholarship (2)
  • Life Lessons American Family $10,000 Scholarship (1)
  • Life Lessons MIB Group, Inc. $5,000 Scholarship (2)
  • Life Lessons OneAmerica $5,000 Scholarship (1)
  • Life Lessons Swiss Re $5,0000 Scholarship (1)
  • Board of Directors $5,0000 Scholarship (1)
  • Life Lessons $5,000 Scholarship (6)


  • Open to legal residents of the United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico  

  • Between the ages of 17 and 24

  • Have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian

  • Have been excepted to a college, university or trade school within the United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico

Application and further information can be found here:

State Farm Life Lessons Scholarship Program