Deliver Your News to the World Launches $1,000 College Scholarship Challenge on Facebook


One $1,000 Prize Will be Awarded in August

BETHESDA, MD, July 13, 2010 – Starting immediately, college-bound students will have a chance at winning the $1,000 College Scholarship Challenge scholarship to put toward college expenses.

From now until July 30, students can enter the giveaway by uploading a 30 second video to the Overture Marketplace Facebook page ( In the video, students should talk about or demonstrate why they chose their colleges or universities. To win, students will have to get friends, family, and others to “like” their video on Facebook. Each week, the two videos with the most “likes” will advance to the final round, and one winner will be determined on August 6. Specific information including more details on how to win can be found online at This contest is open to U.S. Citizens and legal residents only.

There is no cost to enter the giveaway and no purchase is required. Students can enter for free by visiting Overture Marketplace on Facebook ( and uploading/posting their video to the wall. To find out more about the giveaway, visit

About Overture Student Loan Marketplace
The Student Loan Marketplace is the only private student loan comparison website that gives you accurate rates and terms – not “as low as” advertisements for rates – from multiple lenders side-by-side. The Marketplace lets you compare key information, including Total Cost, Monthly Payment, APR, Repayment Options and Fees, to help you pick the best option for you.

About Overture Technologies
Founded in 2000, Overture Technologies is the leading provider of solutions that help students and their families save money by making better financial decisions. Using patent-pending technology, Overture helps students create comprehensive plans for financing their education as well as source competitive rates on private student loans through a marketplace of national lenders, credit unions and other not-for-profit organizations.


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