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Maeband, a company providing comfort and style to pregnant women through ingenious design, is pleased to announce the launch of the Maeband scholarship contest. Maeband, a local Utah company, produces a clever, comfy waistline extension band that allows moms to sidestep traditional maternity pants in favor of their own regular clothes — saving money in the process. Maeband makes it possible for women to keep doing things just as they have always done.

Maeband is committed to helping mom students with their educational pursuits, and is anxious to help them accomplish their goals. Maeband is proud to offer a $500 scholarship prize to studying moms.


To be eligible, applicants must be a mom, or expectant mom, and a US citizen currently enrolled in an accredited American 2- or 4-year university or college, in any field. There is no major or minor requirement.


Any student who fits the eligibility requirements above can apply for the Maeband scholarship. To enter, students must submit an essay (500- to 700-words) or a video (up to 5 minutes) answering the following questions:

  1. What is your passion and mission in life?
  2. What is/was your biggest fear/hardship and how are you/did you overcome it?
  3. How has this fear/adversity affected pregnancy and raising children?

Download, fill out, and submit the contribution agreement, which provides Maeband consent to use your content.

To submit an essay, attach it in an email including your full name, school you attend, and contact information.

For video entries, the video should be posted on YouTube, Vimeo, or a similar video platform. To submit your video, send the link via email.

All emails must be sent to


The essay/video submission deadline is 12 p.m. CST on July 1, 2023. Winner will be announced July 15, 2023.


The Maeband scholarship committee will review all essays and videos received and choose a winner for the spring academic semester. Once the winner has been determined, they will be contacted directly by Maeband.


The awarded scholarship funds are to be used for tuition and books only. Once awarded, a check will be written to the recipient’s school of choice and credited for academic costs. The scholarship is non-renewable and is only good for one semester cycle. Recipients are only eligible to receive the scholarship once during their lifetime.


Any questions about the scholarship essay contest can be directed to

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